Statewide PLSS database to be developed

February 7, 2018

The V4 Parcel Project will include the collection and aggregation of local Public Land Survey System corner data, culminating in an initial statewide PLSS database.

Mapping Land Ownership in Wisconsin

August 21, 2017

In the public sector, governments administer and make policy through the creation of and maintenance of land records that are associated with a parcel of land. Thus the parcel is often the basic administrative unit of local government.  In Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP) has been a key source of funding facilitating ever more complete digital parcel mapping at the county level.

Statewide Parcel Data

August 1, 2017

Details on accessing Wisconsin’s statewide parcel data, via ftp, web application, or REST service.

Final Report, LinkWISCONSIN Address Point and Parcel Mapping Project

Final report of the LinkWISCONSIN Address Point and Parcel Mapping Project. This project was funded by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin with an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant awarded by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. The report describes the processes used to integrate address point and parcel data from Wisconsin’s counties and municipalities to create statewide layers.

Parcelization in rural agricultural and forested landscapes in Wisconsin, 1972–2007

This study, published in the Journal of Land Use Science, examines the social, economic, geographic/biophysical, and regulatory factors underlying parcelization — the subdivision of large landholdings — in rural Wiscosnin over a period of 35 years. Results paint a unique picture of the complex interplay of historic and contemporary parcelization drivers.

Statewide Parcel Project

Announcement of a new collaborative project with the Wisconsin Department of Administration to create Wisconsin’s first statewide digital parcel map to be made publicly available.

V1 Interim Report and Digital Appendices

July 19, 2017

Interim report of the V1 Statewide Parcel Map Database Project (V1 Project). The V1 Project is a collaboration between the State Cartographer’s Office, the Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP), and local governments. This report describes the V1 Project, part of the Statewide Parcel Map Initiative established by Act 20 of 2013.