How To: Migrate data to the Local Government Information Model
The Local Government Information Model (LGIM) is a schema from Esri that provides the architecture and framework to manage city and county data. This model is considered a starting point for users with city and county data, as it can be customized by adding additional fields, feature classes, and relationships.
Refer to the instructions provided below for steps on creating the LGIM database, creating a staging database, and preparing data for use in the LGIM.
It is recommended that organizations only migrate one dataset or department at a time. The amount of time taken to resolve data preparation issues and field mapping of the current schema to a LGIM schema may cause down time.
A. Create a blank LGIM database to be used for staging
Repeat Steps 3-5. Ensure all of the data is in the same coordinate system and projection. Otherwise, project or batch project all data to the projection of the staging database using the Project tool. If the data does not have a defined projection, use the Define Projection tool.