Data Inquiries

Kendall County IL GIS data approved for distribution is made available to government agencies and the public. Requestors of GIS data must understand that GIS software or software capable of reading the file formats is required to work with the data.

Downloading Kendall County generated maps, geospatial data, electronic media or online access does not entitle user to repackage, resell or distribute this information.

Update to Illinois Freedom of Information Act regarding Records maintained online...

Sec. 8.5. Records maintained online.

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this Act to the contrary, a public body is not required to copy a public record that is published on the public body's website. The public body shall notify the requester that the public record is available online and direct the requester to the website where the record can be reasonably accessed.

(b) If the person requesting the public record is unable to reasonably access the record online after being directed to the website pursuant to subsection (a) of this Section, the requester may re-submit his or her request for the record stating his or her inability to reasonably access the record online, and the public body shall make the requested record available for inspection or copying as provided in Section 3 of this Act.

Full Illinois Freedom of Information Act text available here.

** Section 7(i) addresses GIS data specifically. **

Public Data Distribution
Kendall County Illinois County Board has approved to make certain features available to the public.
View the publicly available features here.
Any/all GIS FOIA requests are directed to our Administration FOIA officers at

Kendall County DOES NOT provide software for use with the GIS data.

Kendall County Illinois GIS data cannot be purchased.

All Kendall County Illinois data is georeferenced to the Illinois State Plane, Eastern Zone, using the NAD 83 horizontal datum.
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