2020 Building Footprints

This dataset shows the footprints of all structures within the City of Melbourne. A building footprint is a 2D polygon (or multi-polygon) representation of the base of a building or structure. The footprint is defined as the boundary of the structure where the walls intersect with the ground plane or podium, rather than an outline of the roof area (roofprint).

Where a building has a significant change in built form, multiple footprint polygons are ‘stacked’ vertically to define shape of the built form. This includes, and is not limited to:

  • Tower
  • Podium
  • Setbacks/offsets

The Australian Height Datum (AHD) is the national vertical datum for Australia. The National Mapping Council adopted the AHD in May 1971 as the datum to which all vertical control mapping would be referred

The data was captured in May 2020.

Data and Resources

Additional Information

Field Value
Published (Metadata Record) 07/03/2023
Last updated 08/02/2024
Organisation City of Melbourne
License - other CC BY
Category Local government
Full metadata URL https://data.melbourne.vic.gov.au/explore/dataset/2020-building-footprints/information/