Statutes and Administrative Rules
State of Utah statute and administrative rules pertaining to Geographic Information Systems & Mapping
UGRC: Utah Geospatial Resource Center
Enabling code for UGRC. Includes position within DTS, responsibilities for SGID; provision of services to state, local, federal, & private orgs; assistance with boundary data; surveyor position; cadastral & parcel database.
SGID: State Geographic Information Database
UGRC manages SGID GIS data, standards, & clearinghouse. State agencies directed to provide all geospatial data classified as public to be included in the SGID.
TURN GPS: The Utah Reference Network
High precision statewide GPS base station reference network.
Survey Monument Replacement and Restoration Committee
Creates the Monument Replacement and Restoration Committee and provides for the committee's membership, terms, and responsibility for administration and reporting for a grant program to counties.
Utah Coordinate System And Datum Standards
Establishes state plane coordinate systems and use of the 1983 datum after Jan 1, 2002.
Funding For UGRC E911 Digital Mapping Standards
An amount equal to one cent per month levy on telecommunications service under Section 69-2-5.6 to enhance and upgrade digital mapping standards for unified statewide 911 emergency service as required by the committee.
Boundary Change Notification
UCA 67-1a-6.5 et al
Boundary change notification requirements (to Lt. Gov, UGRC and other offices) are covered in several statutes including: 67-1a-6.5: Lt. Gov certification; 20A-14-201: School Dists; 17C-2-109, 17C-3-108, 17-4-107: RDA projects
Municipal Planning, Regional & Capital Facilities Notification
UCA 10-9a-203 et al
Several statutes require notification of UGRC prior to beginning or amending general plans or in cases of planned regional facility infrastructure. These include: 10-9a-203, 17-27a-203, 17B-1-106, 53G-3-204, 54-3-28
Voting Precincts Filed with UGRC
In HB131 (2002, Rep. Pace) UGRC is directed to work with counties and the Lt. Gov’s office to maintain current voter precinct and other boundaries in the SGID.
UGRC may be called upon to partner with the GOEO's Utah Broadband Center to provide map-related support to inventorying and communicating Utah's broadband service landscape.
RS2477 and Cadastral Grants Committee
This committee was originally set up to administer RS2477 grants but evolved to also administer cadastral grants. Through '08, the committee has distributed about $5,000,000 in grants with UGRC doing all contract administration, QA, & SGID Integration.
UGRC Role in RS2477 Records
In 2005, UGRC was further required to provide access to recorded documents for RS2477.
UGRC Support for RS2477 Mapping
In approximately 1997, legislation was passed that required UGRC to complete and maintain a database for RS2477.
Utah Government Records Access and Management Act
Utah's open records law and description of protected, private, and controlled records.
IT Plans Data Creation And Acquisition Included
HB109 created additional responsibilities for UGRC as HB109 directed that "data" be included in IT planning efforts. UGRC now reviews IT Plans and consults with agencies on geospatial technology activities including data creation and acquisition.
GIS Advisory Committee Administrative Rule
Summary: The purpose of this rule is to establish an advisory council to coordinate statewide GIS data efforts for collection, creation, and access, and to mutual collaboration by state entities.