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Help & Documentation

New Documentation: Map Applications and Their Map Services. Looking for information about map layers? Use this documentation to determine which map services are used in each Map Milwaukee application.

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Map Milwaukee Demonstration

The next Map Milwaukee demonstration is scheduled for the morning of Wednesday, October 14. Registration is now open.

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Important Notice for Chrome Users

Starting in April, 2015, Map Milwaukee applications will no longer work in the Chrome web browser.

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 Map Milwaukee Portal

Map Applications

Map Milwaukee offers a suite of applications with targeted data and functionality.  Follow the above link for details about and access to Map Milwaukee Applications.  Follow the links listed below for direct access to the applications.  The Silverlight plug-in is required for all applications.


GIS Web Services 

GIS web services are the City of Milwaukee's library of maps and GIS tools.  The GIS web services consumed by our new applications are also available for direct use via  Check out the following links for detailed documentation.



Newsletters and timely announcements to keep you informed of changes and enhancements to our applications, GIS web services, and data.  Sign up with E-Notify to receive these newsletters via email, or review our archive.

Help & Documentation

Help & Documentation

Resources to help you use Map Milwaukee applications, services, and data.


Download Map Data

Download frequently requested City of Milwaukee Esri shapefiles and Microstation design files.


Download Tabular Data

Download City of Milwaukee datasets including MPROP, legal descriptions, SIC codes, and tax data.


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809 N Broadway
Room 400
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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PDF Tip Sheets for Map Applications

Data Documentation

PDF documents with detailed data definitions, descriptions, and guidance.

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