Construction Permits 100% open

Buffalo, NY

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 Yes
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format CSV, JSON, RDF, TSV, XML
findable 4
findable_steps Searched "permits" in Data Catalog of Open Data Buffalo portal
licence_url Licensing and Attribution License Public Domain (found at
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name City of Buffalo Department of Permit & Inspection Services
characteristics Date of issue, Expiration date, Address, Permit type, Work description
location - Open Data Buffalo portal

Meta data

Data location - Open Data Buffalo portal
Data licence   Licensing and Attribution License Public Domain (found at
Data format   CSV, JSON, RDF, TSV, XML
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Wed Mar 07 2018 18:49:50 GMT+0000 (UTC)