Construction Permits 83% open

Providence, RI

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
Available in bulk Yes
Up-to-date No This dataset was provided on a one time basis as a response to a public records request. When the data is published on a schedule it will appear on Providence's open data site,
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format XLS
findable 1
findable_steps From the city's homepage navigate to the Public Records Request homepage and search for past permit requests
Collected by government Yes
usability 3 The data is formatted according to the Building and Land Development Specification:
collector_name Providence Department of Inspections and Standards
characteristics Date of issue, Address, Permit type, Work description
location href=""">rel="nofollow"> - Inspections and Standards Permits 2009-2017

Meta data

Data location - Inspections and Standards Permits 2009-2017
Data licence
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Ivan mn
Submitters   Ivan mn
Last modified   Fri Feb 02 2018 13:37:11 GMT+0000 (UTC)