Technical Standards

Each dataset must have metadata descriptions, API documentation, and licensing requirements. 

The metadata will include fields for: title, description, tags, last update, publisher,...Read more

Technical Standards

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...Read more


The policy explicitly states that the information provided is only for information purposes and the City does not guarantee that is complete, accurate, or fit for any particular purpose. It also...Read more

Long Beach Open Data Policy

I am adding this article to contribute to the research of Open Data in California.Read more

Sunshine Week Legislation 2015

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

This legislation was introduced Assemblymember Ting in 2015. Read more


The CDO will establish licensing guidelines. A "Creative Commons" license is cited as an example as a license that would allow anyone to use the data at no cost. Read more

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