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This layer contains information for locating past and present legal city boundaries within Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works provides the most current shapefiles representing city annexations and city boundaries on the Los Angeles County GIS Data Portal. The Department also provides large format city annexation maps (pdf) on its FTP site. True, legal boundaries are only determined on the ground by surveyors licensed in the State of California. Numerous records are freely available at the Land Records Information website, hosted by the Department of Public Works.Principal attributes include:NO: corresponds with numbers on the tables displayed on City Annexation Maps.ANNEX_No: is a text version of the "NO" field listed above. Because this field is only used for the Long Beach and Los Angeles Annexation Maps, this value is null for all other cities.NAME: is the official name under which the annexation was filed.TYPE: is used to indicate which legal action occurred.A - represents an Annexation to that city.D - represents a Detachment from that city.V - is used to indicate the annexation was rendered Void or withdrawn before an effective date could be declared.33 - Some older city annexation maps indicate a city boundary declared 'as of February 8, 1933'.ANNEX_AREA: is the land area annexed or detached, in square miles, per the recorded legal description.TOTAL_AREA:is the cumulative total land area for each city, arranged chronologically.SHADE: is used by some of our cartographers to store the color used on printed maps.INDEXNO: is a matching field used for retriving documents from our department's document management system.STATE (Secretary of State): Date filed with the Secretary of State.COUNTY (County Recorder): Date filed with the County Recorder.EFFECTIVE (Effective Date):The effective date of the annexation or detachment.CITY: The city to which the annexation or detachment took place.FEAT_TYPE: contains the type of feature each polygon represents:Land - Use this value for your definition query if you want to see only land features on your map.Water - Polygons with this attribute value represent internal navigable waters. Examples of internal waters are found in the Long Beach Harbor.3NM Buffer - Per the Submerged Lands Act, the seaward boundaries of coastal cities and unincorporated county areas are three nautical miles (a nautical mile is 1852 meters) from the coastline.

Dataset Attributes

  • OBJECTID
    Number
  • NO
    Number
    1 to 312
  • TYPE
    Text
    {"value"=>"A", "count"=>4003} (), {"value"=>"D", "count"=>389} (), {"value"=>"V", "count"=>3} (), {"value"=>"33", "count"=>3} ()
  • ANNEX_AREA
    Number
    -1.6 to 169.89
  • TOTAL_AREA
    Number
    -1.6 to 468.921
  • SHADE
    Number
    0 to 295
  • INDEXNO
    Text
    {"value"=>"GLNDR0002", "count"=>15} (), {"value"=>"LA0254", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"BVH0024", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"SMON0005", "count"=>11} (), {"value"=>"LA0009", "count"=>11} (), {"value"=>"LA0295", "count"=>10} (), {"value"=>"LA0024", "count"=>9} (), {"value"=>"MTB0016", "count"=>8} (), {"value"=>"LA0065", "count"=>8} (), {"value"=>"CMRC0008", "count"=>8} ()
  • Secretary of State
    Date
    -2636150400000 to 973468800000
  • County Recorder
    Date
    -2095718400000 to 1492041600000
  • Effective Date
    Date
    -3778790400000 to 1492041600000
  • CITY
    Text
    {"value"=>"Los Angeles", "count"=>369} (), {"value"=>"Glendora", "count"=>337} (), {"value"=>"El Monte", "count"=>322} (), {"value"=>"Covina", "count"=>264} (), {"value"=>"Long Beach", "count"=>263} (), {"value"=>"Whittier", "count"=>206} (), {"value"=>"Hawthorne", "count"=>169} (), {"value"=>"Palmdale", "count"=>168} (), {"value"=>"Compton", "count"=>157} (), {"value"=>"Industry", "count"=>120} ()
  • REMARKS
    Text
    {"value"=>" ", "count"=>57} (), {"value"=>"FILED WITH COUNTY RECORDER 11/10/2014. NOT EFFECTIVE UNTIL 08/31/2015", "count"=>10} (), {"value"=>"DMS Files Missing 03/26/2013 jh", "count"=>5} (), {"value"=>"LB Reorg2011-13; ", "count"=>4} (), {"value"=>"Annexation Null and Void", "count"=>4} (), {"value"=>"Detached to San Bernardino County", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"257E; ", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"223; Ord. No. C-4974", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"014; Ord. No. C-862", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"012; Ord. No. C-218", "count"=>2} ()
  • NAME
    Text
    {"value"=>"ORIGINAL INCORPORATION", "count"=>35} (), {"value"=>"ORIG. INCORPORATION", "count"=>30} (), {"value"=>"EXCLUSION OF SEPTEMBER 29 1915", "count"=>15} (), {"value"=>"BOUNDARY RELOCATION", "count"=>14} (), {"value"=>"INCORPORATION", "count"=>13} (), {"value"=>"TERR.TRANSFER FROM LA", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"CITY OF SAN PEDRO CONSOL", "count"=>11} (), {"value"=>"ANNEXATION NO. 3", "count"=>10} (), {"value"=>"ANNEXATION NO. 2", "count"=>10} (), {"value"=>"OSTEND ANNEXATION", "count"=>9} ()
  • ANNEX_No
    Text
    {"value"=>"009", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"254", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"295", "count"=>10} (), {"value"=>"024", "count"=>10} (), {"value"=>"065", "count"=>9} (), {"value"=>"211", "count"=>7} (), {"value"=>"243", "count"=>6} (), {"value"=>"244", "count"=>5} (), {"value"=>"018", "count"=>5} (), {"value"=>"135", "count"=>3} ()
  • FEAT_TYPE
    Text
    {"value"=>"Land", "count"=>4348} (), {"value"=>"3 NM Buffer", "count"=>28} (), {"value"=>"Water", "count"=>9} (), {"value"=>"Breakwater", "count"=>7} (), {"value"=>"Pier", "count"=>6} ()
  • SC
    Text
    {"value"=>"c", "count"=>839} (), {"value"=>"s", "count"=>231} (), {"value"=>" ", "count"=>1} ()
  • ANNEX_TYPE
    Text
    {"value"=>"ANNEXATION", "count"=>4005} (), {"value"=>"DETACHMENT", "count"=>387} (), {"value"=>"VOID/WITHDRAWN", "count"=>3} (), {"value"=>"BOUNDARY AS OF FEB 8 1933", "count"=>3} ()
  • COLOR_CODE
    Number
    2 to 9
  • GlobalID
    Number
  • URL
    Text
    {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/GLNDR0002.pdf", "count"=>15} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/LA0254.pdf", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/BVH0024.pdf", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/SMON0005.pdf", "count"=>11} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/LA0009.pdf", "count"=>11} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/LA0295.pdf", "count"=>10} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/LA0024.pdf", "count"=>9} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/MTB0016.pdf", "count"=>8} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/LA0065.pdf", "count"=>8} (), {"value"=>"http://dpw.lacounty.gov/sur/nas/SMPM_AnnexationCity/CMRC0008.pdf", "count"=>8} ()
  • created_user
    Text
    {"value"=>"MMAUNG", "count"=>4398} ()
  • created_date
    Date
    1475707924000 to 1492555924000
  • last_edited_user
    Text
    {"value"=>"MMAUNG", "count"=>4398} ()
  • last_edited_date
    Date
    1492646400000 to 1492646400000
  • Shape
    Number
  • COLOR_EGIS
    Text
    {"value"=>"Pink - RGB 255,190,232", "count"=>1588} (), {"value"=>"Purple - RGB 185,185,250", "count"=>1300} (), {"value"=>"Green - RGB 203,255,112", "count"=>851} (), {"value"=>"Gray - RGB 178,178,178", "count"=>358} (), {"value"=>"Orange - RGB 230,190,112", "count"=>195} (), {"value"=>"Brown - RGB 215,194,158", "count"=>102} (), {"value"=>"Yellow - RGB 255,255,115", "count"=>4} ()
  • Shape.STArea()
    Number
  • Shape.STLength()
    Number

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