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Description
Permits issued by the Department of Buildings in the City of Chicago from 2006 to the present. The dataset for each year contains more than 65,000 records/rows of data and cannot be viewed in full in Microsoft Excel. Therefore, when downloading the file, select CSV from the Export menu. Open the file in an ASCII text editor, such as Wordpad, to view and search. Data fields requiring description are detailed below. PERMIT TYPE: "New Construction and Renovation" includes new projects or rehabilitations of existing buildings; "Other Construction" includes items that require plans such as cell towers and cranes; "Easy Permit" includes minor repairs that require no plans; "Wrecking/Demolition" includes private demolition of buildings and other structures; "Electrical Wiring" includes major and minor electrical work both permanent and temporary; "Sign Permit" includes signs, canopies and awnings both on private property and over the public way; "Porch Permit" includes new porch construction and renovation (defunct permit type porches are now issued under "New Construction and Renovation" directly); "Reinstate Permit" includes original permit reinstatements; "Extension Permits" includes extension of original permit when construction has not started within six months of original permit issuance. WORK DESCRIPTION: The description of work being done on the issued permit, which is printed on the permit. PIN1 – PIN10: A maximum of ten assessor parcel index numbers belonging to the permitted property. PINs are provided by the customer seeking the permit since mid-2008 where required by the Cook County Assessor’s Office. CONTRACTOR INFORMATION: The contractor type, name, and contact information. Data includes up to 15 different contractors per permit if applicable. Data Owner: Buildings. Time Period: January 1, 2006 to present. Frequency: Data is updated daily. Related Applications: Building Data Warehouse (https://webapps.cityofchicago.org/buildingviolations/violations/searchaddresspage.html).
Category
Buildings
Tags
permits
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Data Provided By
City of Chicago
Source Link
http://www.cityofchicago.org
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Field Names:

PERMIT#
permit_
PERMIT_TYPE
permit_type
STREET_NUMBER
street_number
STREET DIRECTION
street_direction
STREET_NAME
street_name
SUFFIX
suffix
WORK_DESCRIPTION
work_description
PIN1
pin1
PIN2
pin2
PIN3
pin3
PIN4
pin4
PIN5
pin5
PIN6
pin6
PIN7
pin7
PIN8
pin8
PIN9
pin9
PIN10
pin10
CONTACT_1_TYPE
contact_1_type
CONTACT_1_NAME
contact_1_name
CONTACT_1_CITY
contact_1_city
CONTACT_1_STATE
contact_1_state
CONTACT_1_ZIPCODE
contact_1_zipcode
CONTACT_2_TYPE
contact_2_type
CONTACT_2_NAME
contact_2_name
CONTACT_2_CITY
contact_2_city
CONTACT_2_STATE
contact_2_state
CONTACT_2_ZIPCODE
contact_2_zipcode
CONTACT_3_TYPE
contact_3_type
CONTACT_3_NAME
contact_3_name
CONTACT_3_CITY
contact_3_city
CONTACT_3_STATE
contact_3_state
CONTACT_3_ZIPCODE
contact_3_zipcode
CONTACT_4_TYPE
contact_4_type
CONTACT_4_NAME
contact_4_name
CONTACT_4_CITY
contact_4_city
CONTACT_4_STATE
contact_4_state
CONTACT_4_ZIPCODE
contact_4_zipcode
CONTACT_5_TYPE
contact_5_type
CONTACT_5_NAME
contact_5_name
CONTACT_5_CITY
contact_5_city
CONTACT_5_STATE
contact_5_state
CONTACT_5_ZIPCODE
contact_5_zipcode
CONTACT_6_TYPE
contact_6_type
CONTACT_6_NAME
contact_6_name
CONTACT_6_CITY
contact_6_city
CONTACT_6_STATE
contact_6_state
CONTACT_6_ZIPCODE
contact_6_zipcode
CONTACT_7_TYPE
contact_7_type
CONTACT_7_NAME
contact_7_name
CONTACT_7_CITY
contact_7_city
CONTACT_7_STATE
contact_7_state
CONTACT_7_ZIPCODE
contact_7_zipcode
CONTACT_8_TYPE
contact_8_type
CONTACT_8_NAME
contact_8_name
CONTACT_8_CITY
contact_8_city
CONTACT_8_STATE
contact_8_state
CONTACT_8_ZIPCODE
contact_8_zipcode
CONTACT_9_TYPE
contact_9_type
CONTACT_9_NAME
contact_9_name
CONTACT_9_CITY
contact_9_city
CONTACT_9_STATE
contact_9_state
CONTACT_9_ZIPCODE
contact_9_zipcode
CONTACT_10_TYPE
contact_10_type
CONTACT_10_NAME
contact_10_name
CONTACT_10_CITY
contact_10_city
CONTACT_10_STATE
contact_10_state
CONTACT_10_ZIPCODE
contact_10_zipcode
CONTACT_11_TYPE
contact_11_type
CONTACT_11_NAME
contact_11_name
CONTACT_11_CITY
contact_11_city
CONTACT_11_STATE
contact_11_state
CONTACT_11_ZIPCODE
contact_11_zipcode
CONTACT_12_TYPE
contact_12_type
CONTACT_12_NAME
contact_12_name
CONTACT_12_CITY
contact_12_city
CONTACT_12_STATE
contact_12_state
CONTACT_12_ZIPCODE
contact_12_zipcode
CONTACT_13_TYPE
contact_13_type
CONTACT_13_NAME
contact_13_name
CONTACT_13_CITY
contact_13_city
CONTACT_13_STATE
contact_13_state
CONTACT_13_ZIPCODE
contact_13_zipcode
CONTACT_14_TYPE
contact_14_type
CONTACT_14_NAME
contact_14_name
CONTACT_14_CITY
contact_14_city
CONTACT_14_STATE
contact_14_state
CONTACT_14_ZIPCODE
contact_14_zipcode
CONTACT_15_TYPE
contact_15_type
CONTACT_15_NAME
contact_15_name
CONTACT_15_CITY
contact_15_city
CONTACT_15_STATE
contact_15_state
CONTACT_15_ZIPCODE
contact_15_zipcode

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