qPublic Help

LancasterCountyLogo qPublic.net Help Center for Lancaster County, South Carolina

The Help Center is a web page where customers can find answers to their QPublic Lancaster County user questions. This Help Center should make it simple for customers to find the answers they're looking for.

Menu Bar       Property Search        Map Table of Contents       Button Bar       Log In

MENU BAR   QPublicMenuBar1

Layers - Toggles table of contents visibility

Zoom - Acts like a bookmark for the selected layer in the table of contents. Appears when layer is set active.

– Opens the Lancaster County Tax Assessor’s main web page. Has a FAQ page for tax questions.

Map – Opens the GIS map page

Search – Opens the Search page. Search by OWNER’ S NAME, STREET ADDRESS, and PARCEL ID NUMBER

Results – Opens listing of selected parcels and gives ability to create MAILING LABELS

Sales Search – Set criteria for parcel search based on various values.


Sales Results – View the results from the SALES SEARCH

Sales List – View property sales based on year and month

Comp Search – Set criteria for parcel search based on land and structure criteria

Comp Search (With Export) - ?

Comp Results – View the results from the COMP SEARCH


Report – View information on selected parcel

Pictometry Imagery – Opens additional map showing oblique aerial imagery

Weather Map – Opens map showing current weather

Download Common Maps – Opens page listing commonly used maps that can be downloaded in PDF format.

Give Feedback – Take a short survey on the QPublic site

Report Errors – Report possible errors to us                                                                              Go to top



Type in the appropriate line and a list of candidates will appear. Pick the SEARCH button                            Go to top


GIS map layers are grouped in logical folders. Browse the folders. Beside each folder is either a “+” or a “-“symbol. Picking the “+” symbol will reveal the layers within the folder.


Pick the square beside each GIS layer you want to be visible on the map. Pick the square again to remove the check and make the layer invisible on the map.

Pick the layer name (see PARCELS layer in screen shot) so the layer name becomes highlighted and the dark “I” symbol appears (as shown). Now pick a parcel on the map. The Parcel attributes appear. Most layers can be IDENTIFIED using this method.      Go to top

Button Bar: 

On the LIVE QPublic map, use your cursor to hover over the buttons to reveal its purpose.


 QPublicMenuBar7The download button is visible after successfully logging in. At present,  contact the GIS office. for obtaining GIS data and current aerial photography.

Log In: 


If you have a login, sign in here. After successful login, additional GIS layers appear in the map Table of Contents (TOC) and enables the ability to download GIS data and current aerial photos.

***IMPORTANT – Logins are provided for Lancaster County staff only at this time. We are in discussion about providing logins to the public for a fee. Until decisions are made, if you need GIS data or current aerial photos, contact the GIS office.

Please use the video helps and post questions to GIS staff through email.

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