Making a Custom Region

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Custom regions gives users the ability to create unique boundaries on the map, and then build reports or download data for those areas. To use these features, click Custom Regions above the map and choose one of the three (3) types of custom regions: Drawn, Assembled, or Radius.

custom region menu
  • Drawn region allows users to freely draw boundaries that can follow streets or landmarks.
  • Assembled region give users the ability to combine boundaries already in PolicyMap to form new boundaries.
  • Radius region is a simple radius around a given point on the map or address entered.

All saved custom regions will be available in the View My Regions menu. Users can load custom regions, share regions, or even delete a custom region.

Users can edit custom regions that have been saved. Open a saved custom region from the View My Regions menu, expand the info bubble, select the Edit icon, and then Edit Shape.

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