Available Application Themes

The map themes below contain related data layers that can be turned on by the user. The Themes tool is located in the Themes menu control toolset under the primary control bar.

Business

Layer Name

Description

Business Parks

The layer represents the areas of land zoned for/or containing office buildings

Industrial Parks

The layer represents the areas of land existing for the purpose of industrial development

Major Work Enforcement Employers

The layer represents businesses that employ a significant number of workers

Shopping Centers

The layer represents areas of self-contained retail space

 

Demographics

Layer Name

Description

Census Block Groups

The layer represents block group enumeration units of counties from 2000 Census data

Regional Planning Districts

 

The layer represents areas of land determined by the government for the efficient placement of land use activities, infrastructure, and settlement growth across a significantly larger area of land than an individual city or town

 

Education

Layer Name

Description

Schools

The layer represents primary and secondary schools.

Higher Education

The layer represents institutions of higher learning including colleges, universities and vocational schools.

School Districts

The layer consists of Elementary, Middle and High  school district boundaries

 

Infrastructure

Layer Name

Description

Infrastructure Water

 

The layer represents water service areas.

Infrastructure Sewer

 

The layer represents sewer service areas.

 

Land Use/Zoning

Layer Name

Description

BRAC Zones

 

The layer represents Base Realignment and Closure zones determined by the federal government

Cadastral

 

The layer represents parcel boundaries that express ownership, rights and interests

Chesapeake Bay Critical Area

 

The layer represents a 1000 foot buffer inland of shoreline and tidal wetlands to be used for development restrictions and environmental protection policies within these areas

Conservation Lands

 

The layer represents protected conservation areas

Current Development Plans

 

The layer represents areas of planned or currently pending economic development

Enterprise Zones

 

The layer represents areas of land assigned to encourage commercial development

Flood Plains

 

The layer represents areas of lowland which usually border a river that is subject to flooding

Growth Areas

 

The layer represents areas of growth determined by local governments

Land Use

 

The layer represents areas of land whose boundaries are categorized into distinct groups of land use and land cover classes

Priority Funding Areas

 

The layer represents areas of priority funding determined by the state to foster smart growth

Transit Oriented Developments

 

The layer represents areas of mixed-use residential or commercial space designed to maximize access to public transport

Zoning

 

The layer represents areas of land categorized into zoning classifications

 

Public Safety

Layer Name

Description

Fire Stations

 

The layer represents fire stations.

Police Stations

 

The layer represents police stations

 

Public Services

Layer Name

Description

Hospitals

 

The layer represents hospitals and other medical care facilities

Landfills

 

The layer represents waste disposal areas (landfills)

Libraries

 

The layer represents library buildings

Prisons

 

The layer represents prisons and other correctional facilities

Recycling Centers

 

The layer represents centers of recycling

Veteran Centers

 

The layer represents centers that specialize in veterans affairs

 

Recreation

Layer Name

Description

Parks

 

The layer represents areas of land reserved for conservation and recreational public use

 

Soils

Layer Name

Description

Soils

 

The layer represents areas of land showing the distribution of soil types and soil properties produced by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

 

Topographic

Layer Name

Description

Contours

 

The layer represents changes in elevation at a particular contour interval

 

Transportation

Layer Name

Description

Airports

 

The layer represents various airports used by the public, military and private users.

Bus

 

The layer represents bus routes regularly used by passenger buses

Bus Stations

 

The layer represents bus stations/terminals that serve bus passengers

Bus Stops

 

The layer represents bus stops.

Park And Rides

 

The layer represents parking areas for automobile drivers who then board vehicles, shuttles, carpools, or rapid transit from these locations.

Rail

 

The layer represents existing railroad lines.

Rail Stations

 

The layer represents rail stations/terminals where trains load or unload passengers or goods.

Rapid Transit

 

The layer represents high speed, high capacity, high frequency urban rail lines that runs entirely on exclusive underground and/or elevated tracks.

Rapid Transit Stations

 

The layer represents rapid transit stations or metro stations where rapid transit trains load and unload passengers

Roads

 

The layer represents street centerlines, including freeways, highways, and all other streets.  Railroad lines are also included for some jurisdictions.