This polygon shapefile depicts boundaries of Public Lands in the County of Humboldt, California, including Parcels and Land classified as Agriculture, City, Open Space/Parks, Public, Residential, School, Timber Production, Tribal Lands. This coverage icludes all unincorporated areas, as well as cities/incorporated areas. Cities data obtained from Arcata, Eureka and Trinidad. Please note the accuracy of GIS map data varies from location to location in the County. This GIS system is useful for planning purposes but should not be relied upon to determine property, zoning or general plan designation boundaries or be used in any way for project design. All GIS data should be verified before it is materially relied upon for property or project planning.The Humboldt County Planning and Building Department is responsible for protecting the public health, safety and welfare via building permit review and inspections consistent with California model codes as well as planning and development review and approval consistent with the county's General Plan. This Department oversees the Advance Planning Division, which is responsible for the Humboldt County's Geographic Information System (GIS) that is utilized by other County Departments; many federal, state and local agencies; and the general public. This coverage can be used for basic applications such as viewing, querying, and map output production, or to provide a basemap to support graphical overlays and analyses of geospatial data.