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DCRA Building Permits

by DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

Keywords
About: Government operations, Transparency, Accountability, Permitting, Regulation, Citywide Data Warehouse, DCRA, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, DCRA
Taking place at: Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, DC

Abstract

Building permit locations. The dataset contains locations and attributes of building construction and alteration permits applied for and approved by the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. The building permit process is described on the DCRA website

A database automatically accessed daily at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs provides the building permit locations and attributes.

Purpose

This dataset has been created by Citywide Data Warehouse program. The mission of the Citywide Data Warehouse is to provide timely and accurate information for decision-making; support executive and agency management in the implementation of business processes which will guarantee access to useful and well-organized information for DC Government workers, non-governmental organizations, and the public.

Access constraints

Contact the Citywide Data Warehouse Program: CityDW@dc.gov. Any data obtained outside of the Citywide Data Warehouse program are unauthorized copies.

Use constraints

By using data made available here the user agrees to all the conditions stated in the following paragraphs as well as the terms and conditions described under the District portal, http://dc.gov/page/terms-and-conditions-use?

Neither the District of Columbia Government nor the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) makes any claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained in this application; makes any representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use; nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein. The data is subject to change as modifications and updates are complete. It is understood that the information contained in the dataset is being used at one's own risk.


1) Notify the District of Columbia via email at CityDW@dc.gov;

"The data made available here has been modified for use from its original source, which is the Government of the District of Columbia. Neither the District of Columbia Government nor the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) makes any claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained in this application; makes any representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use; nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein. The data is subject to change as modifications and updates are complete. It is understood that the information contained in the dataset is being used at one's own risk."

Point of contact

Citywide Data Warehouse Program

441 4th Street NW, Suite 920
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: 202-727-5660
hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm

Credits

DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)
DC Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) Citywide Data Warehouse

Data accuracy

Accuracy

Horizontal positional accuracy: Uses DC GIS Master Address Repository (MAR) to assign coordinates

Vertical positional accuracy: N/A

Lineage / Sources

  • ACCELA
    computer program, Location description and attributes

    Updated weekly
Lineage / Processes
 
Distribution

Distribution liability: Neither the District of Columbia Government nor the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) makes any claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained in this application; makes any representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranty of the accuracy or fitness for a particular use; nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the information or data furnished herein. The data is subject to change as modifications and updates are complete. It is understood that the information contained in the dataset is being used at one's own risk.

Distributed by
Citywide Data Warehouse Program

441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
Washington DC, 20001, USA

fax: 202-727-5660
hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Entity

DCRA_BUILDINGPERMITS / DCRA
Building Permit Locations

Attributes

  • DCRAINTERNALNUMBER / DCRA
    Internal feature number
  • ISSUE_DATE / DCRA
    The issue date of the Permit.
  • PERMIT_ID / DCRA
    The alpha-numeric permit ID from the source system
  • PERMIT_TYPE_NAME / DCRA
    The name of the Permit Type of the record
    • SUPPLEMENTAL /
    • CONSTRUCTION /
    • POST CARD /
  • PERMIT_SUBTYPE_NAME / DCRA
    Permit Subtype Name
  • PERMIT_CATEGORY_NAME / DCRA
    Permit Category Name
  • APPLICATION_STATUS_NAME / DCRA
    The name of the particular application status of the record. Most archive records are "Converted Records."
  • FULL_ADDRESS / DCRA
    Full address of the location that the permit pertains to.
  • DESC_OF_WORK / DCRA
    Narrative description of the work being done in the permit.
  • SSL / DCRA
    Suffix, Square and Lot
  • ZONING / DCRA
    A code referring to the legal zoning regulations for the area
  • PERMIT_APPLICANT / DCRA
    The applicant for the permit.
  • FEE_TYPE / DCRA
    List of the fees paid in conjunction with this permit
  • FEES_PAID / DCRA
    Total amount of fees paid in dollars and cents
  • OWNER_NAME / DCRA
    The owner of the property for which the permit is being applied for
  • LASTMODIFIEDDATE / DCRA
    Update date
  • CITY / DCRA
    Site City
  • STATE / DCRA
    Site State
  • LATITUDE / DCRA
    Latitude
  • LONGITUDE / DCRA
    Longitude
  • ZIPCODE / DCRA
    Zipcode
  • MARADDRESSREPOSITORYID / DCRA
    Master Address Repository ID DCSTATADDRESSKEY / CITYDW
    DCStat Address Key
  • DCSTATLOCATIONKEY / CITYDW
    DCStat Location Key
  • WARD / CITYDW
    Ward
  • ANC / CITYDW
    Advisory Neighborhood Commition
  • SMD / CITYDW
    Single Member District
  • DISTRICT / CITYDW
    District
  • PSA / CITYDW
    Police Service Area
  • NEIGHBORHOODCLUSTER / CITYDW
    Neighborhood Cluster
  • HOTSPOT2006NAME / CITYDW
    Hotspot Name for 2006
  • HOTSPOT2005NAME / CITYDW
    Hotspot Name for 2005
  • HOTSPOT2004NAME / CITYDW
    Hotspot Name for 2004
  • BUSINESSIMPROVEMENTDISTRICT / CITYDW
    Business Improvement District
  • Metadata

    FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata / FGDC-STD-001-1998 as of 06/08/2007

    Provided by
    Citywide Data Warehouse Program

    441 4th St NW, Suite 930 South
    Washington DC, 20001, USA

    fax: 202-727-5660
    hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm