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Manage types

The Types section in the Manager refers to the different Types data that can be configured in ArcGIS Urban. In most cases the Types data needs to be configured before Layers data can be configured. You can configure the following on the Types tab:

  • Space Use Types
  • Zoning Types
  • Overlay Types
  • Building Types
  • Project Status Types

Note:
Types data needs to be a Table (Hosted) when adding it from a feature layer.

Space Use Types

Add Space Use Types data as a single item (manual input) from a spreadsheet or feature layer. You can also use the default Space Use Types in the Manager and edit them as necessary.

Add Space Use Types from a spreadsheet

To upload Space Use Types from a spreadsheet, they must be in a specific format. That format can be accessed through a template download. Follow the steps below to download a Space Use Types template and upload your data.

  1. Open the Manager.
  2. Click Types > Space Use Types.
  3. Click the Add button at the upper right.
  4. Select From spreadsheet.

    The From spreadsheet dialog box appears.

  5. On the dialog box, click Download template.

    An Excel file is downloaded.

  6. Add your data to the template. Do not rename any of the column headings.
  7. Save the file.
  8. Open the Manager and click Choose file.
  9. Locate the file on your computer and upload it.

    The Field Matching dialog box appears.

    Alternatively drag the file onto the dialog box.

  10. Complete the field matching and click OK.
  11. Your Space Use Types data appears in table format. It can take a few moments. In this table, you can edit Space Use Types individually. If you replaced the default Space Use Type data in the template, the default Space Use Types will no longer appear here.

Add a single Space Use Type

To add a single Space Use Type, complete the following steps:

  1. Open the Manager.
  2. Click Types > Space Use Types.
  3. Click the Add button at the upper right.
  4. Select Single Item.

    A dialog box appears.

  5. Complete the fields and click OK.

    The new Space Use Type is added to the Space Use Types table.

Add Space Use Types from a feature layer

To add Space Use Types from a feature layer (Table (hosted)), complete the following steps:

  1. Open the Manager
  2. Click Types > Space Use Types.
  3. Click the Add button at the upper right.
  4. Select From Feature Layer.

    The portal item picker appears.

  5. Click the desired Space Use Types data to select it and click OK.

Zoning Types

Add Zoning Type data from a spreadsheet, from a feature layer (Table (hosted)), or as a single item. Zoning Types need to e configured before the Zoning Layer (boundaries) can be configured.

Add Zoning Types from a spreadsheet

To upload Zoning Types from a spreadsheet, they must be in a specific format. That format can be accessed through a template download. Follow the steps below to download a Zoning Types template and upload your data.

  1. Open the Manager.
  2. Click Types > Zoning Types.
  3. Click the Add button at the upper right.
  4. Select From Spreadsheet.

    A dialog box appears.

  5. On the dialog box, click Download template.

    An Excel file is downloaded.

  6. Add your data to the template. Do not rename any of the column headings.
  7. Save the file.
  8. Open the Manager and click Choose file.
  9. Locate the file on your computer and upload it.

    The Field Matching dialog box appears.

    • Alternatively drag the file onto the dialog box.
  10. Complete the field matching and click OK.

Your data is added in table format. This can take a few moments. In this table, you can edit Zoning Types individually. If you replaced the default Zoning Type data in the template, the default Zoning Types will no longer appear here.

Add a single Zoning Type

To add a single Zoning Type, complete the following steps:

  1. Open the Manager.
  2. Click Types > Zoning Types.
  3. Click the Add button at the upper right .
  4. Select Single Item.

    A dialog box appears.

  5. Complete the fields and click OK.

    The new Zoning Type is added to the Zoning Types table.

Add Zoning Types from a feature layer

You need to publish your Zoning Types data as a Table (Hosted) to ArcGIS Online before you can complete this workflow.

  1. Open the Manager.
  2. Click Types > Zoning Types.
  3. Click the Add button at the upper right.
  4. Select From Feature Layer.

    The portal item picker appears.

  5. Click the desired Zoning Types data to select it and click OK.
    Note:

    Zoning Types can be proposed in a plan in ArcGIS Urban. When doing so, the Zoning Type exists at the plan level, not across the entire city. See theZoning topic for details.

Overlay Types

Overlay Types can be added in two ways. The first is through the Configure button in the Manager that works similar to how you add an overlay in the app. The difference is that an overlay that is added to the Manager appears across the entire city. The overlay added in ArcGIS Urban appear in a specific plan only. For details, see Create zoning overlays.

Alternatively, overlays can be added from a feature layer (Table (hosted)). To do so, follow the Add Space Use Types from a feature layer or Add Zoning Type from a feature layer workflow above.

Overlay Types need to be configured before the Overlays Layer can be configured.

Building Types

To add Building Type data, upload the file from your computer, input the data manually, or use the default Building Types in the Manager. To upload Building Types from a spreadsheet, they must be in a specific format. That format can be accessed through a template download. Follow the steps in Add Space Use Types from a spreadsheet or Add Zoning Types from a spreadsheet (above) to download a Building Types template and upload your data.

Note:

The column FootprintShape in the BuildingTypes template download is case sensitive. If you type Parcel in this column, the building footprint of the respective building type adapts to the parcel shape. However, if you type in parcel (lower-case), the Manager import does not interpret it as the keyword for adjusting the building footprint according to the parcels shape. The same applies for the other keywords “Auto” and “Rectangle”.

Building Types can be proposed in a plan in ArcGIS Urban. When doing so, the Building Type exists at the plan level, not across the entire city. See Parcel development for details.

Project status types

Project status types can be configured in the Manager. Status types are used in the app when configuring a project. If you have the appropriate permissions, you can assign a status to a project. When doing so, select from a drop-down list of the status types configured in the Manager. To configure the status by adding a name, icon, and description, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Manager.
  2. Click Types > Status Types.
  3. Click the Configure button at the upper right of the status type table.

    A dialog box appears.

  4. Edit the name, icon, and description of a status and click OK.

    The Status Type is updated in the Status Types table.

To delete a status type, open the dialog box and click the delete button to the right of the status name. To add a status type, click the Add status button at the bottom of the same dialog box.