Best Practices



The Work Group documented work in seven states that have statewide address systems, plus one county. They also looked at recommendations for ideal systems as developed by NENA (National Emergency Number Association), MetroGIS, and GINIE (Geographic Information Network In Europe). These are presented below as Best Practices.

Combined Best Practices Document for the following States
(PDF Document)
State of Arkansas - July 23, 2007
State of Maine - January 07, 2008
State of Ohio - January 25, 2008
State of Oregon - July 08, 2008
State of Vermont - September 13, 2007
State of Virginia - June 16, 2008
State of West Virginia - September 10, 2008

Advice from Marc Berryman of NENA - August 31, 2007 (PDF Document)

Clay County, Minnesota - July 23, 2007 (PDF Document)

MetroGIS Address Vision - April 04, 2005
(PDF Document)

A Compendium of European SDI Best Practices - January 04, 2004 (PDF Document)

Section 6: Reference Data Geographic Information Network In Europe (Link to Web Page)