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    Information Technology

    Open Data Portal
    Mapping and GIS

    About Information Technology

    The Information Technology Department is responsible for the management and operation of the information technologies used by City departments. The Department provides the following services:

    • Application Services (software programming and support)
    • Network Services (data center, networks, telecommunications, and end-user support)
    • GIS - Geographic Information System (including online maps, apps, and data)

    City's Technology Strategic Plan

    The City creates an information technology strategic plan every three years. Click here to see the current plan.

    Digital Cities Award Winner

    The Center for Digital Government's Digital Cities Survey recognizes cities for their strategic and effective use of information technologies to serve their citizens and perform local government operations. Since 2004, the City of Lynchburg has been ranked in the Top-6 nationally for cities in its population group! Lynchburg has ranked first place in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2017 and 2019.  Second place rankings were in 2010, 2011, 2016, 2018 and 2020.  Lynchburg ranked 5th place in 2021!

    View the List of Winners


    Contact Information Technology at (434) 455-6040
    The information provided is intended only as a general overview.  Please contact the Citizens First center at 856-CITY or online with any specific questions or concerns.