Configure a plan

Complete the steps below to access the settings of a plan.

Note:
Only licensed users with editing permissions can edit zoning plans or land-use plans. Plans that are shared with everyone can only be edited by their owners.

  1. Start ArcGIS Urban and sign in.

    The overview appears.

  2. Select the plan you want to configure.

    The plan editor appears.

  3. Expand the drop-down menu named after the plan and select Configure plan.

    The plan configuration opens to the general plan settings tab by default. The tab is named after the plan. It is also referred to as the General tab.

  4. Configure the plan.

    See the sections below to learn what you can configure.

  5. Click Return to plan Return to plan in the header when you finish the configuration.
  6. Click Return to overview Return to overview to go back to the overview.

Configure general settings

Click the tab that is named after the plan in the plan settings to do the following:

  • Configure the plan name, address, description, thumbnail, start and end date, and web page URL.
  • Mark the plan as featured.
  • Configure a plan design context layer.
  • Enable sync for the ArcGIS CityEngine integration.
  • Delete the plan.
Note:

Enable sync and Delete plan are only available for the plan owner.

Configure scenarios

Click the Scenarios tab to do the following:

  • Edit the name and description of scenarios.
  • Configure a scenario design context layer.
  • Add scenarios.
  • Reorder scenarios.
  • Lock scenario editing.
  • Delete scenarios.

Configure zoning data

Click the Zoning tab to configure the data below. These settings are only available in zoning plans.

  • Zoning types
  • Zoning boundaries
  • Overlay types
  • Overlay boundaries

Manage zoning and overlay types

To manage zoning and overlay types, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Zoning tab and select Zoning types or Overlay types.
  2. Follow the steps described in Manage zoning types and Manage overlay types.

Add zoning and overlay boundaries

You can import zoning and overlay boundaries form a hosted feature layer to a scenario. To add boundaries, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Zoning tab and select Zoning boundaries or Overlay boundaries.
  2. Select the scenario from the scenario drop-down menu.
  3. Follow the steps described in Add zoning boundaries and Add overlay boundaries.

Note:
If a scenario already includes boundaries, you must delete the existing ones first.

Configure land-use data

Click the Land use tab to configure the data below. These settings are only available in land-use plans.

  • Land-use types
  • Land-use boundaries

Manage land-use types

To manage land-use types, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Land use tab and select Land use types.
  2. Follow the steps described in Manage land-use types.

Add land-use boundaries

You can import land-use boundaries from a hosted feature layer to a scenario. To add boundaries, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Land use tab and select Land use boundaries.
  2. Select the scenario from the scenario drop-down menu.
  3. Follow the steps described in Add land-use boundaries.

Note:
If a scenario already includes boundaries, you must delete the existing ones first.

Configure development data

Click the Development tab to configure the following data:

  • Parcels
  • Space-use types
  • Building types
  • Spaces

Add parcels

You can import parcels form a hosted feature layer to a scenario. To add parcels, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Development tab and select Parcels.
  2. Select the scenario from the scenario drop-down menu.
  3. Follow the steps described in Add parcels.

Note:
If a scenario already includes parcels, you must delete the existing ones first.

Manage space-use and building types

To manage space-use and building types, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Development tab and select Space use types or Building types.
  2. Follow the steps described in Manage space-use types or Manage building types.

Add spaces from building footprints

To add building spaces by uploading building footprints, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Development tab and select Spaces.
  2. Select the scenario from the scenario drop-down menu.
  3. Follow the steps described in Generate buildings from footprints.

Configure the dashboard

Click the Dashboard tab to do the following:

  • Add and edit metrics to be shown in the plan's dashboard.
  • Explore metrics in the dependency graph.
  • Add existing metric values.

See Configure the dashboard for additional details.

Configure discussion settings

Click the Discussion tab and select Public engagement to enable or disable public engagement on the plan.

Note:

  • You also must enable public engagement in the data manager. See Configure public feedback to learn more.
  • Public feedback comments are stored in a Hub annotations layer. This layer is accessible to everyone by default. Therefore, it's recommended that you enable Public engagements only on public plans. See Configure sharing settings below to learn more.

Configure sharing settings

Click the Sharing tab to do the following:

  • Share the plan with individual users, groups, or the public.
  • Lock the plan so others cannot edit it.
  • Create an iframe element that allows you to embed a plan in a website.

See Share a plan for more information about sharing a plan.

Note:

  • The settings in the Set sharing level and Collaboration sections are only available if you are the plan owner.
  • The option to embed a plan is only available if the plan is shared with the public.