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Live, Work, Locate is a configuration of ArcGIS and a JavaScript application that allows potential citizens and businesses to explore quality of life indicators and business characteristics that help them determine if they would like to live, work, or locate a business in the community. This application that can be deployed by government agencies and accessed by citizens and businesses on desktop computers and tablet devices.

Live, Work, Locate can be deployed as a single economic development or chamber of commerce application that supports all three decision points (live, work, locate); or a single application focused on a key theme, for example, where citizens may like to live in a community.


Live, Work, Locate requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Map authoring
  • ArcMap 10.4 - 10.6
  • ArcGIS Online
GIS service hosting
  • ArcGIS Online, or
  • ArcGIS 10.4 for Server (Standard or Advanced), or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 - 10.6 (Standard or Advanced)
Application hosting
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 or higher
  • Microsoft ASP.NET Framework 4.0 or 4.5
Browser compatibility

The application is optimized for display on desktop computers and tablet devices using the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, 11
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Apple Safari

What you get

When you download the Live, Work, Locate application, the download includes the following:

Directory Item Description
Application LiveWorkLocate A folder containing the Live, Work, Locate application files.
MapsandGeodatabase LiveWorkLocate.mxd A map document used to publish the LiveWorkLocate service.
LocalGovernment.gdb ArcGIS for Local Government geodatabase with content from the City of Naperville, Illinois.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Live, Work, Locate.

Date Description
June 2018
March 2017
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb
June 2016
  • The application's locate button is now hidden by default.
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb.
August 2015
  • A resolution to a bug that prevented multiple queries from being performed on the same layer.
July 2015
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb
May 2015
  • A resolution to a bug requiring all layers be published in a single service (ENH-000085686).
  • Support for linear features.
  • The search location is now persisted when sharing information from the application.
  • The pop-up header now displays more than twenty characters.
  • A new LiveWorkLocate.mxd that contains a series of redesigned map symbols.
February 2015
  • First release of Live, Work, Locate

Get started with Live, Work, Locate

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