Features on the map, such as property parcels, flood zones, and building footprints can be toggled on and off in the “Overlay” section
of the “Map Controls” tab. Use the check box to the left of the corresponding item. If the checkbox contains a checkmark, the features are visible on the map.
If there is no check in the box, the features are not visible. Tap or click the check box to change visibility. You may view more than one feature at a time.
You may change the type of underlying basemap in the Basemaps section of the Map Controls tab. For example, you may change the basemap
from a street map to satellite imagery. Only one basemap may be toggled on at a time.
Zoom and Pan
If you are using a touchscreen device, such as a phone or tablet, use your finger to move the map north, south, east, and west.
If you are using a mouse, place your curser on the map and hold the left mouse button down and drag the map.
To zoom in to a specific area for greater detail using a touchscreen device, press the + button on the upper left of the map.
Alternatively, place two fingers on the screen near each other and move them away from each other. Using a mouse, you may use the + button on the upper left of
the map, or use the scroll wheel on top of your mouse by scrolling it forward.
To zoom out and show a larger area, press the – button on the upper left of the map. Alternatively, place two fingers on the screen and
pinch them together. Using a mouse, you may use the – button on the upper left of the map, or use the scroll wheel on top of your mouse by scrolling it backward.
Click or tap on a feature to retrieve information. To see a detailed report for any property, click “More Information” in the pop up box.
You may search for property by owner name in the Search tab. Tap or click in the search box and type any part of the owner name. As you type, a list of potential names will appear underneath the search box. You will see addresses appear along with the potential owner names. These addresses will help you distinguish different properties belonging to the same owner.
Click or press on a name to zoom and center the map to that property.
The measure tool allows you to measure lengths, areas, and determine latitude and longitude coordinates. The measure tool can be found in
the upper right corner of the map. Press the square button, then tap or click “Create a new measurement”.
Click or tap once in the desired location to determine a latitude/longitude coordinate.
To measure lengths, click or tap on the start point, then click again at the end point. In order to measure a complex path, click or tap
as many times as necessary to follow the shape of the path.
To measure areas, click or tap on the start point, then click or tap as many times as necessary to trace around the perimeter of the
area you would like to measure.
To stop measuring, click “Finish measurement” underneath the measurement display. A pop up box will display your measurement.
To remove the measurement shape from the map, click or tap “Delete” on this pop up box.