Construction Permits 100% open

New York City, 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, TSV, XML
findable 3
findable_steps I searched for "building permits new york city data"
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name New York City Department of Buildings
characteristics Date of issue, Expiration date, Address, Permit type
location - DOB Permit Issuance
The descriptions for the codes in the Work Type column are not available through the data portal itself, you have to go to to find them.

Meta data

Data location - DOB Permit Issuance
Data licence
Data format   CSV, JSON, TSV, XML
Reviewer   Eve Ahearn
Submitters   Eve Ahearn
Last modified   Sat Mar 03 2018 21:13:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)