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Map Milwaukee Applications

NOTICE:  On Thursday, December 21st, Map Milwaukee applications will be down for server maintenance, beginning at 9am.  They should be running again by the afternoon, but expect Map Milwaukee applications to be down all day.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Map Milwaukee is no longer a single application, but is a suite of applications with targeted data and functionality.  Users still have the ability to add any available map layer to any of the map applications using the Add Map Layer tool*.  Users also have access to advanced tools including querying data, drawing, measuring distance and areas, and exporting data to a spreadsheet*.  Our goal is to provide map applications that provide useful data and are easy to use, while also providing advanced functionality for experienced or curious users.

* Link to PDF tip sheets with instructions.

Important notice for all Map Milwaukee users.

Application Gallery


Property Information

Reference maps with property boundaries and detailed property attribute data from MPROP.  Use this application as your starting point for learning the new Map Milwaukee applications, or as a foundation to add map services as layers.


Census 2010

Thematic census tract maps representing Census 2010 data.  Additional statistics available in the attribute data (just click on a tract).


Green Infrastructure Planning

Maps to support the City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) with planning and compliance with MMSD's Regional Green Infrastructure Plan

April, 2015 - New layers: MCAMLIS planimetric features.


Strong Neighborhoods Plan

Maps and data from numerous City of Milwaukee departments to support the work of Mayor Barrett's Strong Neighborhoods Plan and share this information with community stakeholders and the public.  Maps include information about foreclosures, pending demolitions, city-owned real estate, and more.

Map Milwaukee: Zoning  


City of Milwaukee zoning and zoning overlay maps.  Attribute data includes hyperlinks to legislative documentation, where available.  For more information about the City of Milwaukee's zoning, refer to the Department of City Development's web page on Zoning Applications and Procedures.

April, 2015 - New zoning overlay: Master sign overlay zones.



Software Requirement

New Map Milwaukee applications require the Silverlight plug-in for your browser.  If you do not already have Silverlight, you will be prompted to install it when you start the new Map Milwaukee application.  Or, you can verify and install/upgrade Silverlight on your system before launching a new Map Milwaukee application.

Known Bug in Windows 8

February, 2015: We have recently discovered that when adding map services as layers to Map Milwaukee applications on a Windows 8 device, Silverlight will crash.  This a known bug that currently does not have a solution.  We will be keeping track of this situation in anticipation of a solution.  Over the next year, we also have upgrades planned that should take Silverlight out of the equation.

Looking for more maps?

Need a map layer not automatically available in one of the applications?  You have the option of adding map layers from any Map Milwaukee Services (or the internet, for that matter).  Here are some documents to help you out:

Tips and Tricks

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Geographic Information Systems
809 N Broadway
Room 400
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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How To

PDF Tip Sheets for Map Applications

Data Documentation

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