Using the Interactive Parcel Viewer

Using the Interactive Parcel Viewer

Interactive GIS (Parcel) Viewer

Print Menu is Now Available!

Some users have been experiencing issues in Google Chrome where they receive a login screen instead of the Parcel Viewer. If you receive a login screen, try the Parcel Viewer in a different browser such as Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, or Safari. If you still receive an error when using the GIS viewer, you will need to clear your browser cache and restart the browser.

Application Overview

Parcel Viewer Application Overview

*You can open a zoom window by holding down SHIFT + the Left Mouse Button to define your own zoom extent (level)
Or you can double click on the area you'd like to zoom into.
Or you can use the mouse scroll button to zoom in and out.  Scrolling up, zooms in and scrolling down, zooms out.


Parcel Viewer Search

Search Types Available

  • Search by Address (Address Number, Prefix, Street Name, Suffix)
  • Search by Parcel Identification Number (minus county code "47", include "dashes"( i.e. 01-01-100-001)
  • Search by Owner's Name (See Search Suggestions below)
  • Search by Subdivision or Condominium Name
  • Search by All Available Categories

Search Suggestions

Search Suggestion
  • While keying text into the search bar, search suggestions will appear. Search suggestions and matches are limited to 15 results
  • Owner's Names - due to inconsistencies in how data is  recorded by local units, searches may require multiple name variations to receive a match. (Suggested formats below)
      • First Name Last Name
      • Last Name, First Name
      • Last Name First Name
  • Choose the desired record, then press looking glass icon to zoom to your choice

Looking Up Parcel Information

To find information about a parcel, simply click on the parcel and a pop-up with information about the parcel will display.

You can also search by the parcel number and the pop-up will display when zoomed into the parcel.

Lookup Sample 

Most parcels will have the following information available,

  • Parcel Identification Number
  • Property Address
  • Acreage
  • Link to Property Summary Page

At this time, printing information from the pop-up box to a map is not available.


  • ClickLegend Buttonto activate the Legend
  • Legend Layers will change depending on Zoom Level and Layers present in the Map

Layer List

Layer List
  • ClickLayer List Buttonto activate the Layer List
  • A check mark next to a map layer or group of layers indicates whether it's visible. (Layers with grayed out lettering are not visible due to zoom level.)
  • Check/Uncheck Layers to turn layers on and off
  • Clicking theAll layersin the upper right will display a menu allowing options that apply to all layers.
Layer Menu

Printing a Map (Now Available)

  • Click theto activate the Print Menu
  • Enter your own Map Title or leave it default (Livingston County GIS Map)
  • Layout Options include Letter and Tabloid sizes with Landscape or Portrait Orientations available.
  • PDF is the default format, though several image formats such as JPG and PNG are available.

  • Click Print and a PDF will be generated for you to save and print at your convenience.

Measurement Tools

Measurement Tools

  • to activate the Measurement Tools
  • Click Measure Area Button and draw a polygon (perimeter) on the map to measure by AREA
  • ClickMeasure Length Buttonand draw a line on the map to measure by LENGTH
  • ClickGet Location Coordinates Buttonand click the map to find the coordinates of a point
  • Click the drop-downChange Measurement Units Drop Downto change the measurement unit
  • Measurement Results are displayed as shown below

Measurement Results


Drawing Tools

  • Click Drawing Tools Button to activate the Drawing Tools

Drawing Tools

  • Use select Draw Mode and additional options will become available depending on the draw mode selected.
  • Examples below show various configurations

     Drawing a Point Tools                                   Drawing a Line Tools
Drawing a Point ToolsDrawing a Line Tools

     Drawing a Polygon Tools                              Adding Text Tools
Drawing a Polygon ToolsAdding Text Tools




  • For Points, symbols can be selected from the selection menu. The drop-down menu shows various symbol themes.
  • Additional options include, symbol size, color, transparency, outline color, outline width, text size, and text color. Length and Area Measurements can be added to Line and Polygon drawings.