GIS Downloads

Download Spatial LayersThe Cowichan Valley Regional District recognizes that providing access to geospatial data is an important function and service to the community. To view the data, you need software compatible with GIS, CAD or Google Earth formats.

By downloading data, you agree to the following terms and conditions: CVRD Geospatial Data Terms and Conditions

Studies and Assessments

GIS data from various studies and assessment projects can be accessed on the Studies and Assessments Data page.

Orthophotos

Orthophotos for areas within the Cowichan Valley Regional District have been acquired over numerous years.

Orthophoto Overview PDF
Download - ZIP files by general location, e.g. CobbleHill.zip

Please note the orthophotos do not cover the entire region.

Contours

Contours have been derived from LiDAR data by the CVRD GIS Staff. Download files are organized by general location and available in the following file formats.

Download - Shapefiles
Download - DWG files

Please note the contours do not cover the entire region.

General Geospatial Data

Address Points
DWG
KML
Address Labels
DWG

Dikes
Shapefile
Drainage Service Areas
Shapefile
DWG
Electoral Areas
Shapefile
DWG
Fire Hydrants
Fire Service Areas
Lot Labels

Official Community Plan
DWG
Parcels
Parks
Points of Interest
Recycle and Refuse Collection
Shapefile
Road Names

Sewer Service Areas
Trails
Shapefile
Transit Routes
Transit Stops
Urban Containment Boundary
Urban Wildfire Hazard Interface
Water Service Areas
Watershed Planning Areas
Zoning