This example creates a ground overlay on top of a map, and adds a UI control allowing users to remove the ground overlay from the map.
Read the documentation.
Git and Node.js are required to run this sample locally. Follow these instructions to install Node.js and NPM. The following commands clone, install dependencies and start the sample application.
git clone -b sample-overlay-remove https://github.com/googlemaps/js-samples.git
Other samples can be tried by switching to any branch beginning with
git checkout sample-SAMPLE_NAME