Township of Ross, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 1946, 8/11/1997, § 1001]
All developmental submissions including subdivisions, site plans, rezonings and as-built shall be provided in a format usable to GIS.
[Ord. 1946, 8/11/1997, § 1]
1. 
The following data is required in a format usable to GIS:
A. 
Survey Data.
(1) 
Delivered in a .dxf format.
(2) 
Feature attributes should be stored as text in the same layer as the feature is associated with.
(3) 
Data should be in State Plane Coordinate System NAD83 Pennsylvania South.
B. 
As-Built Drawings.
(1) 
Delivered in a .dxf format.
(2) 
Feature attributes should be stored as text in the same layer as the feature is associated with.
(3) 
Data should be in State Plane Coordinate System NAD83 Pennsylvania South.
C. 
Base Mapping. Each feature type should be separate layers, and should include:
(1) 
Building Foot Prints.
Residential
Industrial/Commercial
Public
Out (Sheds, Garages, etc.)
(2) 
Cadastre.
Lot Boundary
Allegheny County Block Number
Allegheny County Sheet Number
Allegheny County Lot Number
Rights-of-way
(3) 
Nature.
Woodlands
Sand/Mud Areas
Swamps/Wetlands
Nurseries/Orchards
Cultivated Fields
(4) 
Lakes.
Lakes
Reservoirs
Ponds
Hidden Lakes, Reservoirs or Ponds
(5) 
Drainage.
Rivers
Streams
Drainage Canals or Culverts
Hidden Streams
(6) 
Cultural References.
Golf Courses
Athletic Fields
Parks
Cemeteries
Swimming Pools
Landfills
Tank Farms
(7) 
Utilities.
Utility Transmission Lines
Utility Transmission Stations
Water Tanks
Sewer Plants
Transmission Line Pylons
Cross Country Communication Towers
Cross Country Utility Transmission Poles
(8) 
Major Transportation.
Road Pavement Edges
Hidden Road Pavement Edges
Bridges/Overpass Edges
Hidden Bridges/Overpass Edges
Tunnels
Unpaved/Jeep Trails
Airfields/Runways
Other Airfields
Alley (visible and hidden) Edges
Walkways/Stairways
Footpaths
(9) 
Minor Transportation
Retaining Walls/Headwalls/Culverts
(10) 
Parking.
Paved Parking Lots
Unpaved Parking Lots
(11) 
Street Center Lines (all with street names).
Unknown Roads
Primary Roads
Secondary Roads
Unknown Hidden Bridges/Overpasses
Unpaved Roads
Hidden Access Roads
Connecting Roads
Jeep Trails
Walkways
Stairways
Footpaths
Alleyways
Hidden Alleyways
(12) 
Contours (at five-foot intervals).
Intermediate Contours
Hidden Intermediate Contours
Intermediate Depression Contours
Hidden Intermediate Depression Contours
Intermediate Dense Tree Contours
Hidden Intermediate Dense Tree Contours
Index Contours
Hidden Index Contours
Index Depression Contours
Hidden Index Depression Contours
Index Dense Tree Depression Contours
Intermediate Dense Tree Depression Contours
Hidden Intermediate Dense Tree Depression Contours
Index Dense Tree Contours
Hidden Index Dense Tree Contours
D. 
Utility Layers.
(1) 
Sanitary Sewer:
Sanitary Manholes
Lid Size
Lid Type
Is manhole in a flood prone area? (Yes/No)
Top Elevation
Pump Stations
Interconnects
Lampholes
Lid Size
Lid Type
Is Lamphole in a flood prone area? (Yes/No)
Top Elevation
Pump Station Overflows
Air Relieve Valves
Clean Outs
Meter Pits
Bends
Sanitary Lines
Length
Size
Material
Ending Invert Elevation
Beginning Invert Elevation
Top Elevation
Slope
Wyes
Length
Size
Material
Ending Invert Elevation
Beginning Invert Elevation
Top Elevation
Slope
Stubs
Easements
Width
(2) 
Water:
Section Valves
Size
Install Date
Manufacturer
Elevation
Branch Valves
Size
Install Date
Manufacturer
Elevation
Blow Off Valves
Size
Install Date
Manufacturer
Elevation
Hydrants
Size
Install Date
Manufacturer
Elevation
Residential Meter Pits
Curb Boxes
Interconnects
Storage Tanks
Master Meter Pit
Pump Station
Reducer
Cap
Terminating Pit
Plug
Air Release
Irrigation
Service Valve
Size
Install Date
Manufacturer
Elevation
Water Mains
Length
Size
Material
Service Lines
Length
Size
Material
Branch Lines
Length
Size
Material
Easements
Width
(3) 
Storm Sewer:
Manholes
Top Elevation
Headwalls
Top Elevation
Inlets
Top Elevation
Culverts
Top Elevation
Outfall/Headwall
Top Elevation
Catch Basin
Retention Pond
Overflows
Storm Lines
Size
Material
Ending Invert Elevation
Beginning Invert Elevation
Slope
Easements
Width