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Recently published Open Datasets on

Since the beginning of 2017 we have had several noteworthy open dataset releases happen, such as the Seattle Police Department Use of Force datasets and more recently a very large dataset from the Seattle Public Library containing Check Out data from 2005 to the present day. In addition to those datasets, we have recently released another eleven datasets that also provide valuable information and interesting insights to the public. Below is the list of those datasets, along with short descriptions and pointers to the datasets on Sincere thanks to everyone involved at the City of Seattle in helping make these datasets available to our residents!

If you have any feedback on these or other datasets we have published, please contact us at or @seattleopendata.


Underground Storage Tank (UST) Records – Residential

Records of SFD permits related to decommissioning of a residential heating oil tank. These records are required by businesses and home owners for a common type of real estate transaction. These are some of the most frequently requested records that SFD produces under public disclosure laws.


Seattle Center Emergency Services Unit 2016 Incident Report

This dataset provides summary tallies by day for the different types of incidents the Seattle Center Emergency Services unit responds to.


Seattle Center Utility Use Details 2013 – 2015

This dataset provides total monthly utility consumption off all non-tenant occupied facilities at Seattle Center. This includes Key Arena, McCaw Hall, Armory, Campus Grounds, Garages, and other small facilities.


Seattle Pet Licenses

A list of active/current Seattle pet licenses, including animal type (species), pet’s name, breed and the owner’s ZIP code.


Meals Programs in Seattle

This data set provides the names, locations, and service days of meal programs that serve free meals to low-income and homeless people in Seattle. It also provides the kinds of meals served.


Special Event Permits

Applications received and Special Event permits issued by Special Events Office, Office of Economic Development, since 2014.


Performance Ranges By Building Type 2015

Summary energy and building characteristics by building type for non-residential and multifamily buildings 20,000 square feet or greater that benchmark energy data with the City of Seattle.


Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

A list of known unreinforced masonry buildings in the Seattle city limits.


Idea Collection for Youth Voice, Youth Choice Participatory Budgeting

List of ideas collected from community members on youth-based projects they would like the City to fund from the Participatory Budgeting fund of $700,000.


City of Seattle official Twitter accounts statistics

This dataset contains statistics on the usage patterns of the official City of Seattle Twitter accounts, as well their outreach impact.


City of Seattle official blogs statistics

This dataset contains statistics on the usage patterns of the official City of Seattle blogs.