Long Beach Open Data Policy

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The data in the Open Data Portal must:

  • Be able to be found by "commonly used Internet search applications" 
  • Machine readable and "platform independent" 
  • Free to the
  • ...Read more
The Open and Transparent Water Data Act

I am adding this legislation to contribute to the research of open data in California. 

This legislation was introduced by Assemblymember Dodd in 2016. Read more


The city manager must issue an annual report to the City Council which details the number, quality, and description of all of the datasets posted to the Open Data Portal. Read more

Defining Data

Open Data is defined as, "raw data generated or collected by government agencies made freely available for use by the public..."  Read more

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