Esri Leaflet

Ordering Feature Layers

Controlling the order of feature layers allows greater cartographic control over the rendering of layers beyond the normal tile / polygon / point ordering.

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  <title>Ordering Feature Layers</title>
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    #map { position: absolute; top:0; bottom:0; right:0; left:0; }
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<div id="map"></div>

<script>
  var map = L.map('map').setView([45.5384, -122.6695], 16);

  L.esri.Vector.vectorBasemapLayer('OSM:Standard', {
    apikey: apiKey // Replace with your API key - https://developers.arcgis.com
  }).addTo(map);

  var neighborhoodsUrl = 'https://www.portlandmaps.com/arcgis/rest/services/Public/Zoning/MapServer/32';
  var buildingFootprintsUrl = 'https://www.portlandmaps.com/arcgis/rest/services/Public/Basemap_Color_Buildings/MapServer/0';
  var blockPointsUrl = 'https://sampleserver6.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/Census/MapServer/0';

  // create a map pane for neighborhoods
  map.createPane('neighborhoods');

  // Define the created pane when creating the feature layer
  L.esri.featureLayer({
    url: neighborhoodsUrl,
    pane: 'neighborhoods'
  }).addTo(map);

  // Panes are added to the map in order - this pane will be sit on top of 'neighborhoods'
  map.createPane('footprints');

  L.esri.featureLayer({
    url: buildingFootprintsUrl,
    pane: 'footprints',
    style: function (feature) {
      return { color: 'white', weight: 0, fillOpacity: 1 };
    }
  }).addTo(map);

  map.createPane('blockpoints');

  // for point GeoJSON, Leafet expects custom panes to be returned in pointToLayer()
  L.esri.featureLayer({
    url: blockPointsUrl,
    pointToLayer: function (geojson, latlng) {
      return L.circleMarker(latlng, {
        pane: 'blockpoints',
        color: 'green'
      });
    }
  }).addTo(map);
</script>

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