Overview

Environmental Impact Public Comment is a configuration of the Crowdsource Polling application that can be used by the general public to review projects and comment on the impact to the natural environment.

Environmental Impact Public Comment can be used, in conjunction with public hearings, to supplement statutory public notice requirements. The application helps government agencies harness feedback from the public, overlay it with detailed data, and make better decisions about development in the community.

Requirements

To deploy Environmental Impact Public Comment with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Software
Solution deployment
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.0 - 2.2 (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)
Solution hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 - 10.6 (Standard or Advanced) with managed data store
Application
  • Crowdsource Polling (configurable application template)

To manually deploy Environmental Impact Public Comment in your organization requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Software
Map authoring
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 - 10.6 (Standard or Advanced)
GIS service hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS 10.4 for Server (Standard or Advanced), or
    • ArcGIS Data Store, or
    • Enterprise or workgroup geodatabase
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 - 10.6 (Standard or Advanced)
Application
  • Crowdsource Polling (configurable application template)

What you get

Environmental Impact Public Comment can be deployed in your ArcGIS organization without downloading the solution. When you deploy Environmental Impact Public Comment in your organization, you'll find the following:

Item Name Description
Application Environmental Impact Public Comment An application used by the general public to review projects and comment on the impact to the natural environment.
Map Environmental Impact Public Comment A map used in the Environmental Impact Public Comment application to review projects and comment on the impact to the natural environment.
Feature layer EnvironmentalImpactPublicComment A feature layer used to store public comments submitted on proposed projects.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Environmental Impact Public Comment.

Date Description
January 2018
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.6.
March 2017
  • Support for shared theme
  • Updated to use version 3.20 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
January 2017
  • Environmental Impact Public Comment can now be deployed in your ArcGIS Organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.5.
December 2016
  • Support for attachments with comments on layers.
  • Added the ability to configure how the polling items should be sorted.
  • Added the ability to specify a URL parameter to open the application to a specific feature.
  • Filters on the comment table are now honored to facilitate comment moderation.
  • Updated to use version 3.19 of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript.
September 2016
  • Sample data updated
February 2016
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.4
July 2015
  • First release of Environmental Impact Public Comment

Get started with Environmental Impact Public Comment

Automated deployment option

This ArcGIS Solution can now be quickly deployed in your organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.

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