Drone Services – Local & Municipal Government

Drone Services – Local & Municipal Government

One of the most commonly overlooked functions of drone and GIS services is their use in local and municipal governments. Coastal Resource Mapping has found there are numerous ways local and municipal governments can utilize drone and GIS services to not only improve their operations and contribute to project development, but also aid in public security as well.

Some of the benefits local and municipal governments can experience from implementing drone andGIS services include:

  • Land use planning for tourism and recreation
  • Documenting crime and accident scenes
  • Thermography and bathymetric surveys
  • Vegetation mapping and management
  • Infrastructure management
  • Assisting in search and rescue operations
  • Law enforcement surveillance


One of the most exciting qualities related to drone services and GIS platforms is that they’re constantly changing, and their uses are regularly evolving. They also come with significant advantages over more traditional methods used for government tasks that include:

  • Leveraging Drone services in high-risk situations
  • Providing accurate real-time results
  • Minimize impact on current operations
  • Increased or enhanced perspective
  • Increased safety and lower costs


The advantages are clear.  If  you would like to learn more about how local and municipal governments can benefit from drone technology, please contact us today.

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