This dataset provides information about permits and their associated inspections, violations, and status information. Norfolk’s Development Service Center (DSC) issues building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, fire, amusement, elevator, certificates of occupancy, and zoning permits. The purpose of the DSC is to consolidate acquisition of permits to one central location within Norfolk City Hall for the convenience of customers. This dataset is updated daily.
Data lens provides graphical representation of reported events entered into STORM since 2010. The STORM application tracks up to 20 incidents as a result of inclement weather, such as flooded streets, damaged trees, disabled vehicles, and damaged utilities.
The Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is a multi-year plan for capital expenditures to replace, maintain, and expand the city’s infrastructure. The city uses the CIP to develop infrastructure and maintain the quality of life offered to residents and businesses.
*Disclaimer: Projects are based on Proposed FY 2020 - FY 2024 Capital Improvement Plan and are subject to change.
Bike and pedestrian trip counters have been installed at specific locations along the Elizabeth River Trail and elsewhere on Norfolk’s bike network to accurately count pedestrian and cyclist use along the trail and bike network. This counter system combines the passive infrared sensor and an inductive loop sensor; an intelligent subsystem analyzes the signal from both sensors in order to count and classify each user. This data begins in April 2019 and is updated weekly.
The International Coastal Cleanup is an international initiative that takes place annually September 1 through October 31. The event is designed to remove trash from beaches and waterways around the world. This cleanup is fueled by volunteer organizations and individuals with the goal of changing behavior toward cleaner, healthier waterways. Each piece of debris collected from the cleanup site is identified and tracked to provide a cumulative understanding of the debris that may find its way to our beaches and waterways. This dataset is updated annually.
The Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center (NACC) is the city’s animal sheltering facility. The NACC is an open-admission shelter; animals are never turned away, regardless of species, age, health or temperament. This data reports on an animal from the moment it arrives at the shelter (intake) to the moment it leaves (outcome). It also reports on foster activities.
This dataset provides data from the Norfolk Division of Neighborhood Quality’s code enforcement cases including associated inspections, violations and status. The mission of the Division of Neighborhood Quality is to maintain and strengthen neighborhood standards. Staff use a variety of tools to achieve compliance including educating civic leagues, residents and the public about neighborhood quality. Other tools include working with homeowners to establish timelines for projects or pursuing legal steps for abatement.