How do I view the Zoning map layer?

To view the current Zoning layer:

1. Zoom to an area of interest (Scale must be less than 1:50,000.00).

2. Click on the Map Contents tool, which is located at the top right side of the map.  

3. Check the “Zoning” box within the Parcel Layers group.

Note: this layer displays the current, official Zoning Districts in unincorporated Gwinnett County.  Zoning depicted inside city limits is for general reference only and not considered official. Contact the appropriate city government for official zoning information.


How do I view Septic Tank records for my parcel?

Septic Tank records are now available on the web browser.  Customers can view PDF's that are associated with a tax parcel.

To view these documents:

  1. Zoom to your area of interest OR Search by address or Tax Parcel ID
  2. How to search by address or PIN
    Click on Searches (upper left side)
    Select Parcel Search
    Enter a Tax Parcel ID or street address in appropriate box
    Click search Map will zoom to the parcel
  3. Click on the Utilities tab on the top row above the map on the right side of the browser window
  4. Click on the Map Content tab below the Utilities tab
  5. Click on the double arrow beside Utilities, click in the box beside Septic tank parcels. The parcels that have septic systems will be shown in brown.
  6. Click on the Identify tool (i button on the top toolbar)
    Click in the map on the parcel you're interested in
    In the More Information window, change "Attribute Details For" to Septic Tank Parcels from the drop down list
  7. In the more information dialog box, click the link beside "Doc Name" to load image of document

These records are stored as PDF's so you will need to have Adobe Acrobat to open the document.  Once the document is opened, you will have the ability to save to your local drive or print to your printer.


Print Cartographic Quality Map to Scale

To print a high-quality, "Cartographic" quality map to scale, follow these steps:

1. Search or zoom to your area of interest.

2. Click the Print button on the OnPoint toolbar. Select one of the 3 templates available under Cartographic Map:

- Plan and Topo Basemap
- Aerial Photo Map
- Tax Map

3. Select Print Options - click the + to set the Scale.

4. Enter email for a link to be sent by email - optional.

5. Click the Preview button. A new window will open and after a few seconds it will show:

Printing complete. Click here to view results.

6. Click on the link to open the map directly from the preview window.


How do I view Stormwater Renewal Permit Documents?

BMP credit renewal notices are being sent to customers in autumn of each 4th year term. The notice directs customers to documents posted on the GIS Browser. Customers can view PDFs that are associated with permit numbers and BMP credits on the web browser.

To view these documents:

  1. Zoom to your area of interest OR Search by permit number
  2. How to search by permit number:
    • Click on Searches (upper left side)
    • Select Stormwater Inlet Permits or Stormwater Conduit Permits
    • Enter a County Permit Number
    • Click search Map will zoom to the area around the selected permit
  3. Click on number under Info in the results window (bottom of the map)
    • OR Click on the Identify tool (i button on the top toolbar)
    • Click on the map on the line or point you're interested in
    • In the More Information window, change Select Layer to either Stormwater Closed Conduit (line)or Stormwater Inlet (point)
  4. In the more information dialog box, click the link under Value to load image of document

These are stored as TIFF images so the associated picture viewing software should open the images. Note that not all features have an associated document.


How do I find my stormwater billing fee for my parcel?

To find the billing information for stormwater management fee:

  1. Search for a parcel or address
  2. Click on the Map Contents button (top right side of the map)
  3. Turn on the Stormwater Utility layers:
  4. Expand Utility Layers
  5. Turn on Stormwater Utility by checking box beside Stormwater Utility
  6. Click on the Identify tool (i button on the top toolbar )
  7. Click on the map inside the parcel you're interested in

Note: in the Stormwater Billing Permit "search" dialog box, you can search by parcel (PIN), permit number, or by year.        


How do I view Neighborhoods?

To view the Tax Neighborhood boundaries:

  1. Search for a parcel or address
  2. Click on the Map Contents tool (top right side of the map)
  3. Turn on the Tax Neighborhood layers:
  4. Expand Parcel Layers group by clicking on arrow beside group name
  5. Turn on Tax Neighborhoods by clicking in box beside layer name
  6. Click on the Identify tool (i button on the top toolbar)
  7. Click on the map inside the Neighborhood you're interested in viewing details for
  8. In the more information dialog box, change Select Layer to Assessment Neighborhoods.

How do I view As-Built Drawings?

The Department of Water Resources has been scanning As-Built documents into their FileNet system for several years. In an effort to make these documents more accessible, a link has been added on the GIS data browser. Over 15,000 documents are available for viewing. They are linked to the Water Pressurized Main, Sewer Gravity Main, Sewer Force Main and Reclaimed Water Pressurized Main.

To view these documents:

  1. Zoom to your area of interest
  2. Click on the Map Contents tool (top right side of the map)
  3. Turn on the Utility layers:
    • Expand Utility Layers group
    • Check the box for layers you are interested in viewing
    • Expand group to see what is automatically turned on/off, turn on/off desired layers
  4. Click on the Identifytool (i button on top toolbar)
  5. Change Select Layer to the layer of interest (such as water pressurized mains) in the More Information window
  6. At the bottom of the attribute list you will see an AsBuilt Doc link
  7. If there are documents available, you can click View Document and the image will load

These are stored as TIFF images so the associated picture viewing software should open the images. Note that not all features have associated documents.


How do I search for Condominium properties?

You can find condos by entering the parcel ID or PIN of either the common area or a single unit.

  1. Select Parcel Search from the Searches
  2. Enter parcel number of the Common Area or the Condo Unit in the empty box beside correct parcel type
    Example: 6243 153
  3. If you are entering a Common Area PIN, click the limit search to Common Area
    Parcels box (this will decrease the time it takes to search)
  4. Click on the 'search' button.
  5. A box will appear at the bottom of the screen with the results of your search
     To view attribute (text) data about a condo unit, such as property owner name, property address:
    1. Click on the Identify tool (i button on the right side of the map)
    2. Select feature by clicking on the location on map
    3. Change Select Layer to Land Parcels in the More Information window
    4. Your results will be displayed.  If you searched using the Common Areas PIN or used the identify button you will see common area information as well as all condo units associated with it.  If you search by Condo Unit PIN, you will get all information about that particular Condo Unit.

    What is the format for Parcel ID searching?

    When searching for Parcel Ids, also known as PIN, Account number or Map Ref number, use the following format:

    2002 001

    District - 2
    Landlot - 002
    Number - 001
    Leave a space between the Landlot and the Number.

    1002B133

    District - 1
    Landlot with mapsheet - 002B
    Number - 133
    No space between the Landlot/Mapsheet and the Number.

    3003 004B

    District - 3
    Landlot - 003
    Number - 004B
    No space between the number and letter.


    How do I search for property by Owner Name?

    Property search by Owner Name is not available on this site.


    What map layers are available?

    How can I get more help?

    While using the browser if you need help with a tool or function, click on the Help in the upper right hand side of the dialog boxes.

    Downloading the document below will help you use this feature of our GIS information site. You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader (FREE) installed in order to view these files. If you do not have the Acrobat Reader you may download it for free at Adobe.com.

    OnPoint Quick Start Guide (PDF)