Business Listings 100% open

Washington, DC

What data is expected?

Business listings provide a directory of all licensed businesses in the municipal area, including key information such as name, address, contact information, and business type. This dataset can be a useful tool for tracking city economic activity and holding businesses accountable for good corporate citizenship. (More info)

  • Business name
  • Business address
  • Contact information
  • Business type

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licensed Yes
Available in bulk Yes
Up-to-date Yes Data is archived by year with the current year provided as live feed and updated as licenses are issued.
Available free online Yes Freely available however option to create an ArcGIS Online account in order to build web maps using ArcGIS Online.
Available free of charge Yes Freely available however option to create an ArcGIS Online account in order to build web maps using ArcGIS Online.
In an open format CSV, GeoJSON, JSON, KML, SHP
findable 4 District of Columbia Open Data DC
findable_steps Search keywords business or business license District of Columbia Open Data DC
licence_url https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Collected by government Yes Shared by the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer who administers http://opendata.dc.gov.
usability 3
collector_name Government of the District of Columbia Shared by the DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer who administers http://opendata.dc.gov.
characteristics Business name, Business address, Contact information, Business type
location http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2012, http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2013, http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2014, http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2015, http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2016, http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2017, http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2018 Data is archived by year with the current year updated from a live feed as licenses are issued.

Meta data

Data location   http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2012
   http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2013
   http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2014
   http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2015
   http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2016
   http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2017
   http://opendata.dc.gov/datasets/basic-business-license- - Basic Business License 2018
Data licence   https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Data format   CSV, GeoJSON, JSON, KML, SHP
Reviewer   Alexandre Santos
Submitters   Alexandre Santos
Last modified   Wed Feb 28 2018 19:46:36 GMT+0000 (UTC)