Construction Permits 83% open

Pittsburgh, PA

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 CC0
Available in bulk No Data broken into monthly extracts
Up-to-date Yes Published monthly. Data up to date but could be published more-frequently
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format XLS
findable 4
findable_steps Keyword search "permit" on WPRDC
licence_url Refer to metadata
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Parcel numbers not standardized, and separate resources for each month are not ideal format for users.
collector_name City of Pittsburgh Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections
characteristics Date of issue, Address, Permit type, Work description
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Meta data

Data location - wprdc
Data licence
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   bob gradeck
Submitters   bob gradeck
Last modified   Fri Feb 02 2018 03:08:28 GMT+0000 (UTC)