Open Data Catalogue
Issued building permits
Development, Buildings & Licensing
Data currency comments
The extract for the current year is updated monthly but the extract for prior year is static.
Data set description
Building permits are required for new buildings, additions or alterations to existing buildings, and for demolitions or salvage and abatement work.
This dataset includes information of all building permits issued by the City of Vancouver, starting in 2017. The data is based on permit issuance date and does not show current status of a permit, or changes after a permit is originally issued.
Data accuracy comments
There may be some loss of quality from data entry errors and omissions, in particular where the original application date was prior to May 2016 (when permit software changed).
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