Living in Charlotte County Florida

Find the perfect home in sunny southwest, Florida

Leave a comment

Looking for information on a property in Florida?

If you would like to get detailed information about a property in
Florida, check the county geographic information system. What is GIS?  It is computer technology that is used to map properties and it gives you the tools to interpret data related to a property.  They are interactive maps that assist you in finding out information about properties. 

In Charlotte County the web site is  In Sarasota County the web site is 

You can search by address, owner, account number, or legal description.  The type of information you can obtain from this site is:  Sea Turtle Zones, Street Names, Addresses, Fire Hydrants, Benchmarks, Spot Elevations,
Wind Zones, Flood Zones, and much more.  It gives great aerial views of the homes and allows you to view in different layers.

If you are thinking of buying a property in Southwest Florida, be sure to check the GIS for important information.  It is also helpful for flood zones in determining if you need flood insurance when buying a home. 

Tammy Hayes, Sandals Realty, Punta Gorda, FL