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Computer program that tells you sq footage????

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by SullysAllSeasons, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. SullysAllSeasons

    SullysAllSeasons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    At on time I came across a computer program that you could type in an address and it would show you the property lines and tell you what the square footage of the property was, but now I can seem to stumble upon it again...Does anybody know of any programs such as this or was I dreaming lol. Any info is appreciated Thanks!
     
  2. StBalor

    StBalor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 798

    zillow and your county ext. website will tell you the sq. footage. But it does not show you the property lines.
     
  3. arninglawns

    arninglawns LawnSite Member
    Messages: 68

    If you just need the total sf of the lot, use your local CAD website. If you want to be able to highlight and measure areas for mulch or grass, use www.goilawn.com. I just started using it this year, and it saves me tons of time and money.
     
  4. Dr.NewEarth

    Dr.NewEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,476

    Go to your cities website and see if they have a "G.I.S. Service." I believe it is short for "Global Information System', or satellite....G.I.S.

    This should show property lines and allow you to measure.
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2012
  5. SullysAllSeasons

    SullysAllSeasons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Awesome! Never thought of the county sites. And thanks arninglawns that was the exact program I found before Much appreciated
     

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