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Agency report
Identifying land parcels: is a statewide standard needed?

Extent: 14 p., 493K, PDF
Description: Examines parcel identification numbers used by Minnesota’s 87 counties and the need for a standardized statewide format
Date: September 1, 1997
Subject(s): Geographic information systems
Publisher: Minnesota Planning (Agency); Minnesota Planning (Agency); Minnesota Planning (Agency); Minnesota Planning (Agency)
Contact: Nancy Rader, 651-201-2489

Examines issues concerning the use of parcel identification numbers in Minnesota. This report of the Parcel Data Committee of the Governor's Council on Geographic Information lists the parcel identifier formats used by each of Minnesota's 87 counties, makes recommendations on the need for a standardized statewide parcel identification number format, suggests parcel identifier specifications for counties that have not yet developed a computerized PIN system or are reprogramming their system, sets out guidelines for users of PIN data statewide or regionally and discusses issues involving the positional accuracy of digital parcel boundary

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