About the GIS-Technologies Department

GIS-Technologies a division of the Chief County Assessment Officer and provides on-going development, maintenance and support of the enterprise GIS systems along with the maintenance of a number of GIS data layers.

The enterprise GIS systems used by county offices include applications developed for the desktop and the Intranet/Internet platforms.

GIS-Technologies also provide assistance to other county departments such as GIS planning, managing, analysis, custom application development, geo-coding services, training and user group meetings.

GIS-Technologies a division of the Chief County Assessment Officer at Franklin County is responsible for:


  • Coordinating, implementing, developing and maintaining Franklin County’s Geographical Information System (GIS) including creating and managing GIS files and related procedures, and educating GIS Users


  • Coordinating with the Chief County Assessment Officer, maintaining datasets and databases and researching and resolving problems


  • Responsible for all mapping changes due to real estate transfers.


  • Maintain the GIS base map with property splits and combinations and maintain the genealogy for each parcel with the Parcel Builder program.


  • Answer taxpayer's questions regarding their property descriptions.


  • Act as the County Plat Manager with full knowledge of the Illinois Plat Act.