Full address (house # and street name). Example: 90 S Main St
A 6 digit number. Example: 031647 If entered, must be at least 4 digits.
Generally entered as last name space first name. Example: Smith John
Integer greater than 0. Example: 115
Integer greater than 0. Example: 183
Click on a search heading to expand it.
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The easiest way to do this is to press CTRL-F5.
Storm Water Fee Query
A new button has been added to the Toolbar.
It will identify the monthly fee an owner is responsible to pay for the property selected. When the button is clicked, it will automatically turn on the "Storm Water Fee" layer.
1)   Click the “Storm Water Fee” button.
2)   Once the layer is displayed, click on the property you would like to see the Storm Water Fee.
3)   A popup box will appear revealing the monthly fee.
4)   You will have to close the popup box to select another property.
You can turn the Storm Water Fee layer off by clicking the “Layers” tab and unchecking the “Storm Water Fee” layer. It is conveniently located at the top of the Table of Contents.
Click on Headers to sort column. Click on Row to "Zoom To".
Click a draw tool to start.
Click a measure tool to start.
Zoom to current location For use with GPS enabled devices. Check your device and browser settings to make sure location services are enabled.
4. Enter a value into the box to the right of the operator.
5. Click "Add to Query".
6. Optional: repeat steps 2 thru 5 to build more complex queries.
7. Click "Run".
You can also type directly into the "Query" box to edit a query or to create queries more complex than supported by the interface.
One major stumbling block is data that looks like a number or a date, but is stored as text.
These are difficult to query and get the desired results. A common example: if ACRES is a text field, a query like
will not return any parcels where ACRES=2 because, alphabetically, "2" is greater than "10" or even "1000000". You can try a query like
CAST(ACRES AS FLOAT)<10
which might work, but if there is any non-numeric data in that field (like "10.0AC"), the query will fail. Then you could try
(CHARINDEX('AC',ACRES)>1) AND (CAST(LEFT(ACRES,CHARINDEX('AC',ACRES)-1) as FLOAT)<10)
but any inconsistency in the data will thwart that also, and the required knowedge of both the raw data and SQL quickly goes far beyond the scope of this document.
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