Construction Permits 50% open

Portland, ME

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 No
Available in bulk No
Up-to-date Yes
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format The data are not available to download at once and can only be viewed one at a time through an ASP.NET search form.
findable 3
findable_steps Browsed to city planning department webpage.
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name City of Portland Permitting & Inspections Dept.
characteristics Date of issue, Address, Permit type, Work description
location http://www.portlandmaine.gov/1786/Check-your-Permit-Sta - City of Portland website
Old, closed and expired permits appear not to be available on the city's system – only open/pending permits are available.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.portlandmaine.gov/1786/Check-your-Permit-Sta - City of Portland website
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Christian MilNeil
Submitters   Christian MilNeil
Last modified   Wed Feb 21 2018 16:21:24 GMT+0000 (UTC)