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.
*NEW - We now offer our map applications via two viewers. We now have an HMTL5 viewer, which can be used by ANY desktop or mobile device and can be accessed by nearly any browser; NO plug-in necessary. Our older, Silverlight Viewer applications are still available, yet only accessible via desktop computer and requires the Silverlight plug-in, which then can only be utilized by Internet Explorer.
**NEW - A new map application, Land Management Districts, has been created to be used by both citizens and internal users, so that they can visualize district boundaries, as well as know which inspection district is assigned to a particular property
* Link to PDF tip sheets with instructions.
Important notice for all Map Milwaukee users.
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:
- Step-by-step guide to added map services as layers to Map Milwaukee applications.
- Names and descriptions of services.
- Map layers included in each service.
- Links to REST endpoints - more details about each service.
Tips and Tricks
- Using Map Milwaukee: Property Information, view property data and export it as a CSV file, which can be opened in Microsoft Excel.
- Updated: May, 2014