This item has been moved to mature support. Please see What's new for more information.


The Tax Map Book map is used by mapping technicians to author tax map atlas pages and a tax map book. The Tax Map Book uses an index layer to divide the map into sections, or map sheets, and generate one page per index feature. In this case, the Tax Map Index layer was derived from the PLSS and divides each Public Land Survey Section into eight sequentially numbered map sheets.

The map document uses Data Driven Pages to produce a tax map book in a PDF format. Data Driven Pages allows you to create a series of layout pages from a single map document.


Tax Map Book requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Map authoring
  • ArcMap 10.4 - 10.6 (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)

What you get

When you download the Tax Map Book, you'll find the following files:

Directory Item Description
Application Output A folder containing the Tax Map Book cover page, index page, and the published Tax Map Book.
MapsandGeodatabase TaxMapBook.mxd A map document used to author Tax Map Book.
TaxParcelMapBook.pdf A sample tax map book.
LocalGovernment.tbx A toolbox with tools used to assemble Tax Map Book.
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 Tax Map Book.

Date Description
June 2018
  • Tax Map Book has moved to mature support and is being replaced with Tax Map Book solution that leverages ArcGIS Pro.
June 2018
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb
March 2017
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb
June 2016
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb
February 2016
  • The most recent Local Government toolbox
July 2015
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb
  • Most recent Local Government toolbox
December 2014
  • A new map that includes content for the City of Naperville, Illinois
  • A new set of map pages with content for the City of Naperville, Illinois
  • Most recent Local Government toolbox
  • Most recent LocalGovernment.gdb
June 2014
  • Most recent Local Government toolbox
December 2013
  • Most recent Local Government toolbox

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