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List of the various Open Datasets that the City of Niagara Falls has available
DatasetDescriptionLast Modified
2% or Conveyance of Land for ParksBy-law No. 1998-151 as amended by By-law Nos. 1998-275 and 2001-06 is the by-law that Council passed which allows it to require the conveyance of land or the payment of cash in lieu of land for park purposes or other public recreational purposes. The cash equivalent value is 2% of the land.March 2013
Active Fire CallsCalls that the Fire Department is currently responding to. This is a live RSS feed.Live Feed
Address PointsThis is a point layer which contains the street name, street number, address and an internal property identifier number unique to the City of Niagara Falls.September 2016
Base MapThis drawing depicts the rivers, the hydro canal and reservoir and the lands of municipalities that surround Niagara Falls. The municipal and international boundaries are included as representational lines only and are not to be used as legal reference.September 2016
Brownfield CIP Project AreasThis data set displays project areas in the City of Niagara Falls that are eligible for financial incentives for brownfield redevelopment. The layer is themed by incentive priority.January 2013
Building Footprints 2010This data set details the footprints of the buildings in Niagara Falls. Includes building area and height.May 2012
Business Improvement AreasThis data set details the Business Improvement Areas for the City of Niagara Falls, providing the boundaries and name for each.September 2016
Care CentresThis is a point location layer of registered care centres in Niagara Falls. It includes Child Care and Senior Care centres.March 2016
CasinosThis layers shows the location of casinos within the City of Niagara Falls.March 2016
CemeteryThis data set provides information for cemeteries within the City of Niagara Falls. It provides locational information as well as type and sub-category.March 2016
Cemetery - Point Open DataThis is a point layer that shows where the deceased is located, as well as cemetery, name, plot, lot, and interment date.January 2016
Census - Dissemination Areas 2011The Dissemination Area Boundary Files portray the dissemination area boundaries for which census data are disseminated. A dissemination block is an area bounded on all sides by roads and/or boundaries of standard geographic areas and is the smallest geographic area for which population and dwelling count data are available.November 2011
City FacilitiesThis layer shows all the properties where the City has an affiliation as either owner, renter, or they have an operation on it.September 2016
Community Bike LanesThis layer includes both city owned and regional designated bike lanes and paved shoulders within the City of Niagara Falls.September 2016
Community Improvement Plan AreasThis data is a composite showing the boundaries for the Community Improvement Plan Areas for the City of Niagara Falls. It displays areas such as Downtown Improvement Area, Main and Ferry Study Area, Includes Main and Ferry Improvement Area, Huron Street Boundary, Downtown Eastern Gateway, Downtown Western Gateway and Buttrey Street Area.March 2014
Community Parks and Trail LandsThis data set details parks and green spaces for the City of Niagara Falls. It provides park name, pid, address, type of park, park ID, site number, facility id, facility, url, and whether or not it is City-owned. This layer also includes polygon feature Trail Lands within the City. Please refer to Community Trails Public for City line trail feature.September 2016
Community Public TrailsThis dataset shows the path routes of walking/hiking and biking trails in the City of Niagara Falls.September 2016
Community ServicesThis data set details public facilities that provide services to the Niagara Falls area.May 2016
CondominiumsThis drawing shows the property parcels that are condominiums or that are the future place for a condo. Each record in the table has a URL which is the link to the scanned condo plan.April 2015
CreekThis data set provides creek information for the City of Niagara Falls.October 2015
Development ChargesThis data set details boundaries for the areas where development charges are applied in the City of Niagara Falls. It distinguishes both the urban and the industrial charge areas.February 2013
Development Control AreaThis layer shows where the area on the Niagara Escarpment Commission lands that is of more concern so there are stricter development controls in placeFebruary 2013
Election PollsThis data set depicts the Election Poll boundaries for the City of Niagara Falls.March 2013
Election Results 20102010 Poll-by-Poll Election ResultsLive Feed
Events RSS FeedRSS Feed that shows the next 2 weeks worth of events. Updated dailyLive Feed
Facility /Park ClosuresAny closures of a Facility or Park due to an emergencyLive Feed
Financial ServicesA point layer depicting financial services in the City of Niagara Falls, such as banks and credit unions.May 2016
Fire Arms BylawThis bylaw regulates the discharge of firearms in a defined area of the City of Niagara Falls.March 2014
Fire ServicesThis layer displays where all the fire stations and fire administration builidings are located.March 2013
Golf CoursesThe Golf Courses located in the City of Niagara Falls where some form of public access is allowed.February 2016
Heritage Properties - DesignatedThis data set displays parcels in the City of Niagara Falls that have been formally designated as heritage buildings/features.June 2015
International BoundaryThis graphic illustrates the boundary which divides Canada from the United States.July 2007
Job PostingsCurrent Job Postings and Employment Opportunities RSS FeedLive Feed
Land Manager - Licensed AmusementThis layer shows the location of all the properties in Niagara Falls where an Amusement Licence was issued.January 2016
Land Manager - Licensed Camping EstablishmentThis layer shows the location of all the properties in Niagara Falls where a Camping Establishment Licence was issued.January 2016
Land Manager - Licensed ExhibitThis layer shows the location of all the properties in Niagara Falls where an Exhibit Licence was issued.January 2016
Land Manager - Licensed Lodging HouseThis layer shows the location of all the properties in Niagara Falls where a Lodging House Licence was issued.January 2016
Land Manager - Licensed Refreshment Vehicle (Cart)This layer shows the location of all the properties in Niagara Falls where a Refreshment Vehicle Cart Licence was issued.January 2016
Land Manager - Licensed Refreshment Vehicle (Truck)This layer shows the location of all the properties in Niagara Falls where a Refreshment Vehicle Truck Licence was issued.January 2016
Land Manager - Licensed Tourist EstablishmentThis layer shows the location of all the properties in Niagara Falls where a Tourist Establishment Licence was issued.January 2016
LibraryLocation of the Niagara Falls LibrariesJuly 2013
Maintenance - Brine RouteThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows where brine is regularly applied to the roads in the City of Niagara Falls.January 2013
Maintenance - City Wide BeatThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It is used when operations are not within regular maintenance beats but are found within the municipal boundaryMarch 2014
Maintenance - Dust Suppressant RoutesThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It depicts the road segments within maintenance beats that have dust suppressant applied to them.March 2014
Maintenance - Grading OperationsThis layer froms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows the locations where grading operations are regularly carried out by city staff.March 2014
Maintenance - Grass Mowing RouteThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows where the City is responsible for grass mowing during summer operations.September 2016
Maintenance - Janitorial RouteThis layer froms part of the City's maintenance routes. It depicts the location of janitorial stations in the City of Niagara FallsMarch 2014
Maintenance - Loader LocationsThis layer froms part of the City's maintenance routes. It details the areas where loaders are regularly used to clear piled snow. The data set consists of points and lines, outlining the circles and laneways which the loaders clear.January 2016
Maintenance - Mail StationsThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows the regular stations for inter-departmental mail delivery.March 2014
Maintenance - Mist Area BeatThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows the area that requires special attention due to the mist created by the horseshoe falls.March 2014
Maintenance - Operations BeatsThis layer depicts the regular operational areas used for coordinating staff work assignments for maintenance operationsJuly 2016
Maintenance - ParksLocation and activity of maintenance that staff complete throughout the City.June 2013
Maintenance - Salt Box StationsThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows the location of salt boxes throughout the city.March 2014
Maintenance - Salt RoutesThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It details the road segments that are treated with salt during winter operations. They are found within the operational beats. It is a themed layer depicting both City and Contractor routes.January 2014
Maintenance - Sanding RoutesThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It outlines the bus and hill sanding routes in the City of Niagara FallsJanuary 2014
Maintenance - Sidewalk Inspection AreasThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It depicts the inspection areas that are used to create staff assignments for timely inspections.April 2013
Maintenance - Sidewalk Plow RoutesThis layer froms part of the City's maintenance routes. It details the sidewalk snowplow routes for the City of Niagara Falls. The routes are divided into 7areas, coloured thematically by route number. It includes the drift areas that require special attention.August 2016
Maintenance - Sidewalk Sweeper RouteThis layer froms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows the location of sidewalk sweeping operations within the city.March 2014
Maintenance - Single Entry RoadsA points layer depicting single entry roads (cul-de-sacs and dead ends) in the City of Niagara Falls. Each point is referenced to a unique road segment ID.July 2016
Maintenance - Snow Fence RoutesThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows the locations where snow fences are regularly erected throughout the city to help control snow drifting over roadways. It is themed to show the North and South locationsMarch 2014
Maintenance - Snow Plow BeatsThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It shows the areas used for staff assignment during Snow Plow operations.January 2016
Maintenance - Street Sweeping AreasThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It displays the different street sweeping areas used for staff deployment. Each area represents a route covered by one of the trucks.March 2016
Maintenance - Tourist Area Clean Up (TAC) RouteThis layer forms part of the City's maintenance routes. It depicts the location where litter collection is carried out by city staff.March 2014
Medical ServicesThis layer depicts public access medical services within the City of Niagara Falls. These include hospitals, medical centres, walk-in clinics, and other medical-related land uses.February 2016
MTO Buffer - Controlled AreasThis data set represents the Ministry of Transportation Ontario controlled areas along the QEW, 420 and 405 highways within the limits of the city of Niagara Falls.January 2008
Municipal BoundaryThis graphic illustrates the boundary for the municipality of Niagara Falls.September 2011
Municipalities of Niagara RegionBoundary lines for each municipality within Niagara Region are highlighted.January 2014
Neighbourhood/CommunityThis layer displays the Planning Neighbourhoods and Communities for the City of Niagara Falls.March 2014
News ItemsNews Item listed on the City of Niagara Falls Website RSS FeedLive Feed
Niagara Escarpment Commission AreaThis is the Niagara Escarpment Commission Development Control Boundary and designations. This is an upper tier agency controlling development of lands on the Escarpment - City has to defer to NEC when making decisions.March 2014
Official Plan - Land UseSchedule A to the Official Plan, Future Land Use, illustrates the future use of the lands within the City over a 20-year planning horizon. It depicts the Urban Area Boundary, natural heritage features, agricultural lands as well as designation of urban lands.February 2016
Official Plan - Special Policy AreasThis data set shows the special policy areas for the Official Plan. The graphics for this data are polygons and the data includes the unique policy number that can be referenced back to the document.October 2015
Official Plan - Urban Structure PlanSchedule A-2 to the Official Plan, the Urban Structure Plan, illustrates the City as being divided into three areas: the Urban Area, the non-urban area and the Natural Heritage Areas. To further guide development, the urban area is divided into two categories: the Built-Up Area, (the area within the Built Boundary defined by the Province within which growth is to be accommodated through intensification), and Greenfield Areas (undeveloped lands within the urban area Boundary). Within the Built Boundary, Nodes, Intensification Corridors, Brownfields and Major Transit Station Area are depicted.July 2015
Open DatasetsRSS Feed containing the various OpenData Datasets provided on the City of Niagara Falls websiteLive Feed
Parking - CityThis data set details Municipal parking lots for the City of Niagara Falls. It provides informations such as parking lot number, payment type, address and for internal users, a link to the PDF file of the parking lot layout.March 2013
PharmaciesThis layer shows where all the pharmacies are located in the City.April 2016
Police ServicesA point layer depicting the location of existing and future police stations in the City of Niagara Falls.September 2016
Property ParcelsThis is the parcel fabric, based on ownership, for the City of Niagara Falls.July 2016
Public NoticesRSS Feed containing the current Public Notices listed on the City of Niagara Falls websiteLive Feed
RiversThis data set shows the major rivers located in the City of Niagara FallsSeptember 2016
Road - AllowanceThis layer depicts the openRoad Allowances for the City of Niagara Falls.July 2016
Road - CentrelineThis data set displays the centre line of the road allowance. Road centre line is only shown for roads that are considered "driveable". It does include Private Roads but not driveways.August 2016
Road - IntersectionThis data set displays the point location of every intersection in the City of Niagara Falls. There is a distinguishing field to identify if the intersection is a junction point vs a complete intersection of two roads.July 2016
Road Closures and ConstructionRSS Feed containing the current Road Closures and Construction items listed on the City of Niagara Falls websiteLive Feed
Snow Plow OperationsRSS Feed containing the current Snow plow operationsLive Feed
Streetlight Pilot ProjectThis layer shows where the streetlghts have been changed to energy-efficient lighting for a study. The public has the opportunity to vote on which lighting they felt was more effective.October 2015
SubdivisionsThis data set shows the Subdivisions for the City of Niagara Falls. It provides information such as name of subdivision, plan number, status, registration year and a link to the scanned PDF of the subdivision plan.September 2016
Tenders and Bid OpportunitiesRSS Feed listing the current Tenders and Bid OpportunitiesLive Feed
Tourism DistrictThis data set illustrates the Tourism Districts for the City of Niagara Falls.September 2016
Tourist CoreThe tourist core shows the boundary of the area in the Urban Area Boundary that is considered the central tourism area.May 2014
Township Lots & ConcessionsThe current township lot and concession boundaries for the City of Niagara Falls. The data set includes lot and concesson numbers and township names.March 2013
Transit - Routes - ConventionalThis data set contains all of the conventional bus routes for the City of Niagara Falls, Ontario. They have also been split out into single routes in order to view on the Fallsviewer. Please be aware that it is necessary to retheme the layer by Route Common Name to display the pertinent stops and route direction of travel.September 2015
Urban Area BoundaryThe Urban Area Boundary delineates the area of Niagara Falls that has a minimum population concentration of 1,000 persons and a population density of at least 400 persons per square kilometre, based on the current census population count and regional amendments.January 2012
Urban Service AreaThis layer depicts the limits within Niagara Falls where Urban Services will be provided.January 2012
Utility DrawingThis centreline layer depicts the presence of rail and hydro utility lines (CN Rail, CP Rail, Hydro) within the City of Niagara Falls.March 2016
Watermain BreaksRSS Feed containing the current Watermain breaksLive Feed
Woodland Management InventoryThese are woodlots that are managed by the Woodland Management Committee as they fall on city owned/managed lands. Each individual polygon is within the site is delineated. The original graphics were from the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority were clipped to the boundary of the associated city properties.May 2014
Woodland Management Inventory SitesRepresentation on whole of the city land boundaries that house the inventory of managed woodlands.May 2014
WorshipThis layer depicts the locations for places of worship in the City of Niagara Falls.January 2016
Zoning Bylaw - 1538 CrowlandThis data illustrates Bylaw 1538 (1958) for the former township of Crowland in Niagara Falls. The zone titles, bylaw numbers and special provision numbers are provided for each zone.February 2012
Zoning Bylaw - 7069 HumberstoneThis data set details boundaries for the Zoning By-Law 70-69 Humberstone. It provides zone title, by-Law number and amendment number for each zone.February 2012
Zoning Bylaw - 79-200This data illustrates the zones for the Bylaw 79-200 for the former township of Stamford, in the City of Niagara Falls. The zones, amendment numbers, special provisions and bylaws are all part of this data set.March 2016
Zoning Bylaw - B0395 WilloughbyThis data illustrates Bylaw 395 (1966) for the former township of Willoughby in Niagara Falls. The zone titles, bylaw numbers and special provision numbers are provided for each zone.July 2012