Bay County location-based information resource

The Bay County Geographic Information Systems unveiled its "Master Plan" at Wednesday's county commission meeting. (WJHG/WECP)

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One online Bay County platform is promoting the sharing and exchanging of location-based information throughout the area.

The Geographic Information Systems division provides zoning maps, land-use maps and works with local cities.

Recently the division unveiled what's known as its "Master Plan".

It highlights the future of an online tool the division created that allows people to zoom in on a property and learn about its information.

Commissioner Robert Carroll says the tool was a collaborative effort between all the cities and the county.

It can be accessed for free along with the division's "master plan" on Bay County's website,