Each dataset must have metadata descriptions, API documentation, and licensing requirements.
The metadata will include fields for: title, description, tags, last update, publisher, contact information, unique identifier, and public access level.
The datasets must be made available on the open data portal in an open format. Open Format is defined as, "that can be retrieved, downloaded, searched, and filtered by commonly used web search applications and software." As it is noted that when possible, the data should be in a machine readable format.
The data in the Open Data Portal must:
All datasets must have the following metadata attached to it.
The policy states the city should use machine-readable and open formats for the information it collects. It is also noted that departments should use non-proprietary, publicly available, and open formats.
The policy does say the data must be published in machine readable formats but does not specify what that means.
The agencies must be machine - readable and open formats. Machine -readable formats listed are .csv, json, and .xml. They note that the departments should prioritize open formats.