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|Title||Permit files and applicant submissions for work in RPA|
I request the County make available in its Open Data Portal (https://data.arlingtonva.us/home), in a timely fashion:
All permit files and applicant submissions, including plats and other drawings of the proposed work, relating to proposed demolition and/or construction work in an area that is within, adjacent to, or near a resource protection area (RPA).
The purpose for this request is to allow environmental advocates to examine the documentation for projects that might endanger resource protection areas before the demolition and/or construction begins so they can dialogue with County staff and developers in an attempt to save as much of the resource protection area and trees on the property as possible.
After demolition and/or construction is complete, this dataset will allow environmental advocates to review and evaluate the County's and the developer's performance with County staff, elected officials, and other community groups.
|County Staff Notes|
Properties with a designated Resource Protection Area are already available on the Open Data Portal in the Property dataset under the 'ResourceProtectionAreaInd' column. Properties for which a demolition permit has been submitted are also available in the Permits dataset under the 'PermitTypeCode' column ('ISDMO' indicates a demolition permit).
The County does not currently identify and flag properties which are adjacent to or near RPA-designated properties. This request for the records associated with the permit applications such as the plats and demolition plan drawings can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org, which will reach a representative in Community Planning and Housing Development department, as the Open Data Portal stores only structured, tabular data and does not house documents and records.
- Received: awaiting review
- Under Review: under consideration to assess availability and appropriateness of making public
- Approved: accepted for public access and being prepared
- Duplicate: addressed by another dataset or request
- Rejected: determined to be ineligible for open data access
- Published: available in the open data portal