Construction Permits 100% open

Columbus, OH

What data is expected?

Locations of issued construction permits. This dataset can be a useful tool for tracking city real estate development trends, including neighborhoods most at risk of gentrification or disinvestment, as well as for tracking specific development projects and holding developers and city planners accountable. (More info)

  • Date of issue
  • Expiration date
  • Address
  • Permit type
  • Work description

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licensed Yes Public Domain icon:
Available in bulk Yes
Up-to-date Yes "This layer is updated nightly as new permits are issued."
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format CSV, GeoJSON, KML Download: -Spreadsheet; KML; Shapefile APIs: - OGC WMS; GeoService; GeoJSON
findable 4
findable_steps Find Columbus Open Data Portal, Search Construction Permits
licence_url "You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. "
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name ColumbusOhioGIS
characteristics Date of issue, Address, Permit type, Work description "This map layer shows building permits issued by the City of Columbus Department of Building and Zoning Services. The period of record is 2010 to present. Building permits authorize a homeowner, contractor, or other entity to perform work such as building a new structure, altering an existing structure, demolition of a structure, display/construction of a sign, and other activities"
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Meta data

Data location - "Building Permits"
Data licence
Data format   CSV, GeoJSON, KML
Reviewer   Keir Lamont
Submitters   Keir Lamont
Last modified   Sat Mar 03 2018 19:48:34 GMT+0000 (UTC)