How can I find a property on the GIS?

  1. Enter an address (e.g. "281 Broadway"), owner name (e.g. "Smith"), or parcel ID (e.g. "15-255A-1") into the search bar



  2. Press the search button (magnifying glass) or the Enter key to view the results



  3. The results will be shown in the "Search Results" section below the search bar

How can I use GIS to figure out information about a property, such as assessed value?

  1. After searching for a property (see "How can I find a property on the GIS?"), select a property by clicking on the row



  2. In the information box, select the "ASSESSMENT" option



  3. The assessment data will appear in the information box

How can I use GIS to determine information such as trash or recycling pickup, street cleaning days, or where I vote?

  1. After searching for a property (see "How can I find a property on the GIS?"), select a property by clicking on the row



  2. Click the "Quick Maps" button in the top-right



  3. Select the appropriate map (i.e. Trash Pickup Day, Recycling Pickup Day, Voting Map, etc.)

How can I pull a list of abutters?

  1. After searching for a property (see "How can I find a property on the GIS?"), select a property by clicking on the row



  2. In the information box, select the "GET ABUTTERS" option



  3. Specify the amount of feet or meters for a buffer distance 



  4. Specify the unit of measurement (feet or meters)



  5. Click the "Buffer" button



  6. The buffered parcels, if any were found, will display in the "Search Results" pane

How can I mail merge a list of abutters?

  1. After obtaining a list of abutters (see "How can I pull a list of abutters?"), select the "Export" option in the "Search Results" pane



  2. Towards the bottom of the "Search Results" pane, select the "Mailing Labels" option



  3. A new tab will open with the mailing labels

How can I see satellite maps of properties?

  1. In the "Basemaps" tool towards the bottom right, click the left arrow button



  2. Select the "Imagery" option

What do I do if I think GIS information is incorrect?

  1. To report any inaccuracies with our GIS data, please fill out our webform here

What do the FEMA Floodzone codes mean?

  • Zone X - Areas determined to be outside 500-year floodplain determined to be outside the
    1% and 0.2% annual chance floodplains.

  • Zone A - An area inundated by 1% annual chance flooding, for which no BFEs have been
    determined.

  • Zone AE - An area inundated by 1% annual chance flooding, for which BFEs have been
    determined.

  • Zone AH - An area inundated by 1% annual chance flooding (usually an area of ponding),
    for which BFEs have been determined; flood depths range from 1 to 3 feet.

  • Zone AO - An area inundated by 1% annual chance flooding (usually sheet flow on sloping
    terrain), for which average depths have been determined; flood depths range from
    1 to 3 feet.

  • Zone VE - An area inundated by 1% annual chance flooding with velocity hazard (wave action); BFEs have been determined.

    For a full listing of FEMA Floodzone codes, please visit http://www.floodmaps.com/zones.htm
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