Reminder: The method for ordering VITA services has changed. Please follow the revised instructions in the "How to Order" section, below.

Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Services

Price: No Cost

Unit of Measure: Usage Based

Pricing Type: Fixed

Billing Cycle: N/A

Service Lead: Steve Marzolf Steve.Marzolf@vita.virginia.gov

Description:

The Virginia Geographic Information Network (VGIN) provides several base mapping services for accessing or developing geospatial data.  These services include statewide orthophotography (aerial photography), road centerlines and geocoding services. A statewide contract for aerial photography and related base mapping development is available for use in the Commonwealth.

This service offers the following options:

  • Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Aerial Photography Acquisition is the statewide contract available for developing orthophotograpy and related products.  Typically it is used by state and local government but is available to all entities within the Commonwealth.  The contract can be accessed via VITA's website at: Digital Orthoimagery Contract.

  • Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Aerial Photography Web Services This service is available as RESTful web mapping services for use within Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.  It allows a user to access and utilize statewide orthophotography through the internet without needing physical copies of the data.

  • Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Geocoding Web Service is a freely available address geocoding service.  This service is available as RESTful web mapping services for use within Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.  Individual address location information can be converted to GIS data using this service.  The service can be discovered at vgin.maps.arcgis.com.

  • Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Road Center Line (RCL) is a statewide and regional GIS dataset that portrays all public roads in the Commonwealth.  The data attributes contain address ranges for each roadway segment.  Data can be freely downloaded at vgin.maps.arcgis.com.

  • Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Aerial Photography Acquisition is the statewide contract available for developing orthophotograpy and related products.  Typically it is used by state and local government but is available to all entities within the Commonwealth.  The contract can be accessed via VITA's website at: Digital Orthoimagery Contract.

For additional product information and programs visit: Geographic Information Systems Overview.

How to Order

Effective 12/15/18, this service can be ordered from the VITA Service Catalog in the new VITA Service Portal. To submit your request:

  • Customers who have Commonwealth of Virginia (COV) accounts (including executive branch agencies) should access the VITA Service Catalog via the VITA Service Portal to place service requests using the automated form provided in the catalog.
  • Customers who do not have COV accounts (including some local government customers) or customers who are unable to gain access to the portal may order the service by sending an e-mail to the VITA Customer Care Center (VCCC) services desk at vccc@vita.virginia.gov. Please include the following information:
    • The words "Service request" in the "Subject" line
    • The name of the service being ordered
    • The quantity desired (if applicable)
    • Any other information you deem relevant

If you are uncertain as to whether you have a COV account, start by trying to access the VITA Service Portal. If you are unable to do so, then use the email-to-the-VCCC method.

If you need additional assistance, you may check with your agency information technology resource (AITR) or call the VCCC at 866-637-8482.

You will be contacted to confirm that your request has been received and to obtain any additional required information.