How can I add my own text and markup to a map?

Both text and markup are available in the Draw window.  Simply open and select what color/shape you’d like to draw with, and scroll down for advanced options.

  • Select the Draw tool

  • In the popup window, select shapes, text or lines.
    Draw Panel
  • Once you select a shape or line, additional choices will appear which enable you to change the color, width and transparency of the lines of the shape (etc). 

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1. How can I search for a property by address?
2. How can I navigate on the map more easily / quickly?
3. How can I zoom to my current location?
4. How can I get back to the map of Whatcom County?
5. How do I print a map?
6. How do I change the scale range for the property ID label visibility?
7. How do I adjust layers visibility and drawing order?
8. How do I measure distance or area?
9. How do I access the Whatcom County Zoning Regulations from the Map?
10. How accurate is the parcel data?
11. When I search a parcel, how do I move the popup from obscuring the map underneath?
12. How do I brighten the Assessor Map parcel lines and labels?
13. How can I add my own text and markup to a map?
14. How do I use the Public Notification Tool?
15. Why is the map responding slowly?