Geographic Information System (GIS) Maps

Draft 3D Zoning Map

Welcome to the City of Brownsville’s Geographic Information System (GIS / GIS Mapping) web portal. This online tool is available to our citizens for viewing useful geographic information within our City and surrounding area. In it you will find information on property addresses, voting districts, City facilities and so much more.


People or entities doing or wanting to do business in Brownsville are able to utilize layers that provide a visual reference to questions such as:

  • What areas of the City are zoned commercial?
  • What part of the City is currently undergoing new construction or home repairs?
  • What businesses are operating in the City?

Residents & Visitors

Residents and Visitors are able to utilize layers that provide a visual reference to questions such as:

  • What voting district do I belong to?
  • What public parks are nearest to me?
  • Do I live inside the City limits?
  • Which areas do Public Transit operate within?


  • Brownsville City Limits: a layer which provides the current City boundaries
  • A layer that provides markers of Building Permits, Business Licenses, and Request for Service (Under Development)
  • Planning and Zoning: A layer designed to provide a color reference to the various Zoning areas such as Heritage District, and Specific Zoning Use District.
  • Brownsville Electoral Districts: provides the location of the four voting districts throughout the City.
  • Brownsville Metro: provides information of bus stops and the bus lines located throughout the City.
  • Public Safety: designed to share information on the location of Fire stations, Hospitals and Police Department/Substations.

City Department Maps

The City Department Maps category is several galleries of maps created by various departments in the city government covering areas and topics within their scope. Some examples include:

  • Bus Metro: bus routes
  • Parks and Recreation: city parks and trails
  • Public Works: drainage systems and street sweep routes

Visit the City Department Maps page

Help Page

If this is your first time utilizing the interactive application, we suggest that you visit the help page we have provided, where you can find step-by-step instructions on how to utilize all of the features in this map. We have also included short videos of some of the capabilities of this interactive map to assist in providing references while learning to use the application.

Visit the GIS Help Page


City of Brownsville - GIS Disclaimer

All data, maps and other information here provided are "as is" without express or implied warranty of any kind or any representation of accuracy, timeliness of completeness. This product is for informational purposes and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. It does not represent an on-the-ground survey and represents only the approximate relative location of property boundaries. The burden for determining accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and appropriateness for use rests solely on the site user. The site user acknowledges and accepts all limitations, including the fact that the data, information, and maps are dynamic and in a constant state of maintenance, correction and update.

Use of this information/data constitutes acceptance of this disclaimer of liability.