Mapping Symbology Directions


For directions on how to use the following .Lyr files and any associated QUERY text, use the accompanying pdf

Symbology Directions

  • Active Agricultural Lands – DATASET: Ecological Communities Classification
    QUERY: “Class” = 'Agricultural'
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.1
  • Agricultural Soils – DATASET: Soils
    QUERY: None;
    SYMBOL: Use field “FARM_CLS”
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 7.1

  • Airports – DATASET: Airports
    QUERY: "STATUS" <> 'INACTIVE'
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1

  • Aquifers – DATASETS: Sole Source Aquifers & Groundwater Reservoirs
    QUERY: None;
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol – both datasets have same symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.1

  • Bike Paths – DATASET: _______;
    QUERY: “STATUS” = 'COMPLETED'
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1

  • Bus Routes – DATASET: RIPTA Bus Routes
    Query: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1

  • Bus Stops – DATASET: RIPTA Bus Stops
    Query: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1

  • Conservation Lands – DATASETS: Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGO, and Conservation Lands: State of Rhode Island
    QUERY: None;
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.2
  • Existing Land Use – DATASET: Land Use - 2011
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Grouped land use/land cover codes based on following attribute field: “LCLU”
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 13.1
  • Ferry Routes – DATASET: Ferry Routes
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1
  • Fire Stations – DATASET: Fire Stations
    QUERY: None;
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.2
  • Fishing and Boating Access – DATASET: Fishing and Boating Access
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol (Note: Only 1 record out of 207 is not Public)
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 3.1
  • Floodplains or Flood Hazard Areas – DATASET: Flood Hazard Areas
    QUERY: "FLD_ZONE" <> 'OPEN WATER' AND "FLD_ZONE" <> 'X' AND "FLD_ZONE" <> 'X PROTECTED BY LEVEE' SYMBOL: Use field “FLD_ZONE” - To symbolize 1-Percent Annual Chance Flood (Group “FLD_ZONE” values = A; AE; AH; AO; VE) and to symbolize 0.2 Percent Annual Chance Flood (Select “FLD_ZONE” value = 0.2 PCT ANNUAL CHANCE FLOOD HAZARD)
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.1 or 12.2
  • Forested Areas – DATASET: Ecological Communities Classification;
    QUERY: "Class" = 'Coniferous Woodlands and Forests' OR "Class" = 'Deciduous Woodlands and Forests' OR "Class" = 'Mixed Deciduous/Coniferous Forests' OR "Class" = 'Plantation and Ruderal Forest'
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.1
  • Hospitals – DATASET: Hospitals
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.2

  • Hurricane Inundation Areas – DATASET: Hurricane Surge (Worst Case) Inundation Areas;
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field “HURR_CAT”
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 12.2
  • Land Use 2025 – DATASET: Land Use – 2025
    QUERY: None;
    SYMBOL: Use field “Map_Legend”
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 13.5
  • Libraries – DATASET: Libraries
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field “TYPE” - to symbolize Public (Group “TYPE” values = Public; State) and to symbolize Other (Group “TYPE” values = Academic; Hospital; Special)
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.2
  • Park and Ride Lots – DATASET: RIPTA Park & Ride Bus Stops
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1
  • Police Stations – DATASET: Law Enforcement
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field “Type” to symbolize Municipal (Select “TYPE” value = Municipal) and Other (Group “TYPE” values = Campus; Sheriff; State; Tribal)
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.2
  • Ports and Harbors – DATASET: Ports and Commercial Harbors
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL : 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1
  • Protected Farmland – DATASETS: Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGO, and Conservation Lands: State of Rhode Island
    QUERY 1: Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGO query – “PURP” = 'ALP'
    QUERY 2: Conservation Lands: State of Rhode Island query – “ACQ_TYPE” = 'Agricultural Development Rights' SYMBOL: 1 symbol – both same
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 7.2
  • Protected Recreation – DATASETS: Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGO, and Conservation Lands: State of Rhode Island
    QUERY 1: Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGO query – “PURP” = 'REC'
    QUERY 2: Conservation Lands: State of Rhode Island query – “ACQ_TYPE” = 'Recreation Easement'; SYMBOL 1: Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGO use field “FOwnTyp” to symbolized Public (Group“FOwnTyp” values = FED; STA; MUN) and to symbolize Other (Group “FOwnTyp” values = NGO; PRV; UTL; LTR); SYMBOL 2: Conservation Lands: State of Rhode Island symbolized all queried records as Public, same Public symbol as Symbol 1
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 3.1
  • Public Access Points – DATASET: Public Shoreline Access
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 3.1
  • Railway Lines – DATASET: Railroad Rights of Way
    QUERY: “STATUS” = ‘Active’ AND “MAP” = ‘Y’
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1
  • Rail Stations – DATASET: Rail
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field “Station“
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 11.1
  • Recreational Areas – DATASET: State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Inventory of Facilities (SCORP)
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field “OwnerTyp”, to symbolize Public (Group “OwnerTyp” values = FED; MUN; Municipal; STA) and to symbolize Other (Group “OwnerTyp” values = NGO; PRV; UTL; SCH; UNK)
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 3.1
  • Surface Water – DATASETS: Lakes and Ponds (1:5000), and Coastal Waters (2014)
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENTS: Considered part of the Base map and should be displayed on most maps.
  • Town and City Halls – DATASET: Town and City Halls
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.2
  • Schools – DATASET: Schools
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field “TYPE”, to symbolize Public (Group “TYPE” values = Public; US Government) and to symbolize Other (Group “TYPE” values= Catholic; Charter; Collaborative; Private; Special Needs)
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.2
  • Sewer Areas – DATASET: Sewer Areas
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.1
  • Sewer Lines – DATASET: Sewer Lines
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 8.1
  • Sea Level Affecting Marsh Model (SLAMM) - DATASETS: SLAMM_RI_1ft_SLR, SLAMM_RI_3ft_SLR, and SLAMM_RI_5ft_SLR;
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field: “final_clas” to symbolize for all datasets;
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.3
  • Sea Level Affecting Marsh Model (SLAMM) - DATASETS: SLAMM_RI_1ft_SLR, SLAMM_RI_3ft_SLR, and SLAMM_RI_5ft_SLR;
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field: “final_clas” to symbolize for all datasets;
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.3
  • Sea Level Affecting Marsh Model (SLAMM) - DATASETS: SLAMM_RI_1ft_SLR, SLAMM_RI_3ft_SLR, and SLAMM_RI_5ft_SLR;
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field: “final_clas” to symbolize for all datasets;
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.3
  • Sea Level Rise 1’, 3’, and 5’ – DATASETS: Sea Level Rise: RIDOP, and Sea Level Rise: RIDOP (Uncertain Areas)
    QUERY: None; SYMBOL 1: Sea Level Rise: RIDOP use field “Inundation”
    SYMBOL 2: Sea Level Rise: RIDOP (Uncertain Areas) use 1 symbol. Note: Symbology layers are included with RIGIS data download;
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 12.2

  • Sea Level Rise 1’, 3’, and 5’ – DATASETS: Sea Level Rise: RIDOP, and Sea Level Rise: RIDOP (Uncertain Areas)
    QUERY: None; SYMBOL 1: Sea Level Rise: RIDOP use field “Inundation”
    SYMBOL 2: Sea Level Rise: RIDOP (Uncertain Areas) use 1 symbol. Note: Symbology layers are included with RIGIS data download;
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 12.2

  • Streams - DATASET: Streams(1:5000);
  • QUERY: None;
  • SYMBOL: 1 symbol;
  • COMP PLAN REQUIREMENTS: 2.1
  • Urban Service Boundary – DATASET: Urban Services Boundary;
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 10.2 or 13.5
  • Watersheds – DATASET: Watershed Boundary Dataset
    QUERY: None
    SYMBOL: Use field “HU_12_NAME”
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.1
  • Wetlands – DATASET: Ecological Communities Classification
    QUERY: "Class" = 'Estuarine Intertidal' OR "Class" = 'Estuarine Subtidal' OR "Class" = 'Forested Wetlands (Mineral and Peat Soils)' OR "Class" = 'Open Mineral Soil Wetlands' OR "Class" = 'Open Peatlands'
    SYMBOL: 1 symbol
    COMP PLAN REQUIREMENT: 2.1