Map Change Overview

One important resource in maintaining up to date GIS information is the knowledge of field crews. The map change request solution allows field crews to record discrepancies between a map and the real world. These change requests are share with the GIS or mapping department to maintain accurate data.

Map Change Request is a configuration of ArcGIS and can be access by your organization using the Collector for ArcGIS app in the field or a web browser. By using this map, utility staff can share data discrepancies with GIS staff.


Map Change Request requires specific technical experience and software.

Requirement Description
  • Publishing GIS services
  • Authoring maps
  • Administering ArcGIS Online groups and organizing content
  • Configuring ArcGIS Online configurable application templates
Map authoring
  • ArcMap (Standard or Advanced) 10.2.1, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5
  • ArcGIS Pro (Standard or Advanced) 1.3, 1.4
  • Portal for ArcGIS 10.4, 10.5
  • ArcGIS Online
Map Service Hosting
  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS Enterprise (Standard or Advanced) 10.5
  • ArcGIS for Server (Standard or Advanced) 10.3, 10.4
    • Portal for ArcGIS
  • Collector for ArcGIS
  • Basic Viewer (ArcGIS web application template)

What you get

When you download Map Change Request, you'll find the following in the zip file:

Directory Item Description
Maps and GDBs MapChangeRequest.mxd The ArcGIS for Desktop map used to publish the Map Change Request service.
MapChangeRequest.gdb The geodatabase contains the map change request schema.
Icons Icons for the services, maps, and apps.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Map Change Request.

Date Description
January 2017
  • Map Change Request can now be deployed in your ArcGIS organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
July 2015
  • New symbology in the Map Change Request map document
December 2014
  • Updated symbology in the Map Change Request map document
  • Updated schema for water distribution, sanitary sewer, and stormwater assets
September 2013
  • First release of Map Change Request

Get started with Map Change Request

Automated deployment options

With ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool, users can now automate the deployment of this solution in their ArcGIS organization. Follow a few simple steps to quickly deploy the solution, configure it, and load your data when necessary.