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If you have questions or need assistance with FirstMap, please contact the FirstMap Team.

The simplest way to use FirstMap is to add map services to your project. To connect to the map and feature services in ArcMap:

  1. From ArcMap or ArcCatalog, select 'Add ArcGIS Server'.
  2. Select 'Use GIS services'
  3. Enter the URL for the feature service to use. (see below for details on connecting)

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Please contact the FirstMap Team.

This depends on the authoritative data owner. Some data such as Land Use and Land Cover are only updated every 5 years, while other data such as the PLUS Project data is updated monthly. Information regarding the update schedule for each data set should be provided through the metadata for the layer.

Please review this instructions on adding county parcels to a Web Map and ArcGIS Desktop from FirstMap.

If you have any questions, please contact the FirstMap Team.