REGIS (Regional GIS)
Functions & Responsibilities
The Regional Geographic Information System (ReGIS) Office was created by Shelby County Board of Commissioners
resolution on June 21, 2004. The ReGIS Office was staffed February1, 2006, when one person appointed as GIS coordinator by former Mayor A.C. Wharton. The primary function of the office is to coordinate geographic information technology and develop spatial data sets for governmental and non-governmental agencies throughout the Mid-South.
ReGIS currently provides technical support for the Division of Planning and is the point of contact for data sharing between and among state agencies in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi, as well as between the following counties:
The office is also a member of the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC)
, which considers geospatial issues at the national level. Office space and utilities are provided through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Shelby County government and the University of Memphis’ FedEx Institute of Technology
ReGIS also serves as the interface between the Office of Planning and Development and the Memphis and Shelby County Zoning Atlas. To view the Zoning Atlas, click here
For additional information about the ReGIS Office, contact Richard Stieg
at (901) 222-7440.