Survey Information

City survey requirements can be found in the City’s General Engineering Standards (GES), Article 8. The City has developed a survey coordinate system (City of Prescott Coordinate System (COPCS)) to better facilitate the incorporation of survey and engineering data into the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS). Projects submitted to the City for review MUST be referenced to the COPCS (General Engineering Standards (GES), Article 8.2.2.A.).

SURVEY DATUM REQUIREMENTS

CITY OF PRESCOTT SURVEY DATUM REQUIREMENTS

COORDINATE UNITS: International Feet
DISTANCE UNITS: International Feet
HEIGHT UNITS: International Feet

DATUM

GEODETIC (HORIZONTAL) DATUM: North American Datum of 1983 (1992), (NAD83 (1992))
COODINATE SYSTEM: Arizona Coordinate System (State Plane)
ZONE: Central (0202)
VERTICAL DATUM: North American Vertical Datum of 1988, (NAVD88)
GEOID MODEL: GEOID99 (Conus)

CITY OF PRESCOTT COORDINATE SYSTEM (COPCS) – CONVERSION FROM STATE PLANE

COPCS NORTHING= (State Plane Northing x 1.000329975) – 701,456.0090
COPCS EASTING= (State Plane Easting x 1.000329975) + 69,457.2499
Note: Distances computed between COPCS coordinates approximate “ground” distances

STATE PLANE – CONVERSION FROM CITY OF PRESCOTT COORDINATE SYSTEM

STATE PLANE NORTHING= (COPCS Northing + 701,456.0090) x 0.999670134
STATE PLANE EASTING= (COPCS Easting – 69,457.2499) x 0.999670134

EXAMPLE – CITY OF PRESCOTT MINGO BASE

LATITUDE 34°34’29.27969” N
LONGITUDE 112°28’48.72638” W
HEIGHT 5587.018’

STATE PLANE COORDINATES

CITY OF PRESCOTT COORDINATES

NORTHING 1,301,026.703 600,000.0000
EASTING 530,367.742 600,000.0000
ELEVATION 5,673.561’ 5,673.561’

CONTACT

  • Engineering
  • Aric Stewart
  • City Engineer
  • Public Works Building

    433 N Virginia St

  • 928-777-1130
  • Engineering
  • Marvin Lovlein
  • Registered Land Surveyor
  • Public Works Building

    433 N Virginia St

  • 928-777-1608

NEWS

Fire Restrictions Lifted

Posted on July 28, 2020

WHEN:           August 1, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. WHERE:         The 42 square miles of the City of Prescott and the 365 square miles of the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority. This includes the Towns of Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey/Humboldt,… Read more »

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