DCRA Data Connect

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Welcome to DCRA Data Connect! Here you can access information about your community and from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. DCRA has created an open data source where you can search for Building Permits, Illegal Construction, and Blighted Properties in the fiscal year 2017. You can view interactive Data, Maps, and Graphs of the data you request. We look forward to providing more information in an effort to provide up to date data of information offered in your community.


  • Building Permits Issued

    A building permit is an authorization to build according to a specific scope of work, including approved plans. This data set provides all the permits issued by DCRA since October 2016 till last month. Data can be filtered based on the Month and ward.

  • Illegal Construction Inspections Fiscal Year 2018

    Any construction in the District of Columbia done without required building permits is illegal construction. Illegal construction is a public danger: it can hurt people and property. This data set provide the Illegal Constructions complaints and related inspections conducted by DCRA between October 2017 and September 2018 (Fiscal Year 2018).

  • Illegal Construction Inspections Fiscal Year 2017

    Any construction in the District of Columbia done without required building permits is illegal construction. Illegal construction is a public danger: it can hurt people and property. This data set provide the Illegal Constructions complaints and related inspections conducted by DCRA between October 2016 and September 2017 (Fiscal Year 2017).

  • Vacant and Blighted Properties Fiscal Year 2017

    DCRA’s Vacant Building Enforcement Unit (VBE) is charged with investigating and classifying vacant and blighted buildings within the District of Columbia. VBE’s mission is to bring buildings back to productive use. This data set provide the registered Vacant and Blighted Properties by DCRA’s VDE DCRA between October 2016 and September 2017.

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