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Zoom In Tool:

Zoom Out Tool:

Pan Tool:

There are two options for panning the map:

Identify Tool:

Zoom to a pre-defined level:

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By clicking on one of the links under the map, you can zoom to a specific pre-defined level, ranging from parcel to citywide. The initial extent of the map is the citywide level.  The lower the number the closer the zoom level.

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LAYER / LEGEND CONTROL
On/Off Label Layer Name Identify
        Community Facilities    
          School    
          Municipal Limit    
        Parcel    
        Zoning    
          Census Tract    

Check the boxes to turn the layers on/off, labels on/off, or use the layer with the identify tool (see above).
Layer names that appear in gray mean the layer is not visible at the current scale. Click or to change the scale and make the layer visible. Once the scale is changed, you may control the visiblility of the layer, etc.
If a layer name has a hyperlink, it means that you may change the rendering properties of the layer(color, size, etc) and create a Thematic Map of the layer.

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Thematic Mapping
Rendering Layer:  
Draw Features Using:
Field:
Classify into: classes Method:
Style: 
Start Color: End Color:
Remove Outline Outline width:
Outline Style: Outline Color:


A thematic map is a map that depicts selected kinds of information related to a specific theme such as census information.  A user can make a thematic map by clicking on the Thematic Map hyperlink above the map window or by clicking a hyperlink of a layer name in the Layer / Legend Control window.

A new window will be displayed with a series of drop down boxes that will help setup the map. There are thress possible ways to render the map: Simple (draw all features same way), Graduated Renderer (classify the symbol based on a numerical field of the layer), and Unique (draw a feature base on the value of a field). For a graduated renderer there are three possible classfication methods: equal interval, quantile classification, and user defined. The user can also set the style and color of the symbols.

Clicking "default renderer" will restore the original renderer defined in the server.

For performance considerations, no moret than 5000 records will be retrieved for the graduated renderer or unique value renderer.

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Query Database
QUERY DATA TOOL
Please type in the search criteria.
Leave blank if not applicable.
Parcel Number (e.g.10103005):
 
Site Number: e.g. 601
 
Street Name, no suffix: e.g. lakeside
  AVE/ST/RD
   
 
QUERY BUILDER
Query Layer:  
Fields Sample Values:
 
SELECT:
WHERE:

Query Data Tool. Fill in the search criteria you want to use and click the search button.

Query Builder Tool. This tool is for advanced users. With

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Locate Address

To find a specific address on the map you can use the Locate Address link on the menu bar.  This function uses a process called geocoding which matches a location on the map with a specific address, however it does not always produce the most accurate results.  If your search returns no results you should consider using the Query Data Tool (see above).

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Broswer issues

The site was designed for Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x + and Netscape 4.x. Earlier versions may not functioning correctly.

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