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Local Government Association (LGA)
| Version: No information
A CSV template for publishing the details of licences required in order to carry out retail sale of alcohol or the provision of regulated entertainment or the provision of late night refreshment. This includes any location where such activities take place including a building, a moveable structure, an open space, a vehicle or vessel.
Details
  • License: Data providers are encouraged to publish under the Open Government Licence. While the LGA maintains a copyright to the documentation, the standard does not appear to be licensed
  • About the Publisher: The Local Government Association represents the interests of English and Welsh municipal councils in national government. The LGA also promotes communication between local government authorities and develops best practices. LGA standards have been developed in response to the UK's Local Government Transparency Code, which encourages the publication of government data in standardized machine-readable formats.
  • Updated by Publisher: 11/3/2014
  • Level of Use: 377 District and County Councils are members of the LGA
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: Many fields require URIs that are specific to UK legal code
  • Stakeholder Participation: The Local Government Association consists of local government officials who collaborate to develop best practices for local authorities, the would-be stakeholders.
  • Consensus-based Governance: Although schemas and documentation are held on GitHub, changes can only be decided by the LGA
  • Extensions: The LGA provides a CSV template, and extensions are not supported by the LGA data portal
  • Machine Readable: CSV format required
  • Human Readable: CSV template has readable headers
  • Requires Real-Time Data: Dates included in the licenses are noted, as well as the date that the data was extracted from its source database, but there is no requirement for consistent publication
  • Metadata: No information
Added to directory: 8/20/2017
AccommodationsServicesOntologyCommercial
The Ontology Engineering Group
| Version: 0.1
Vocabulario para la representación de alojamientos is an ontology for representing lodging information in Spain (hotels, hostels, etc). This vocabulary should be used in conjunction with VPDA - Spanish Postal Addresses and VPDA - Spanish Administrative Land Units
Details
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International
  • About the Publisher: The Ontology Engineering Group is based at the Computer Science School at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. It is widely recognised in Europe in the areas of Ontology Engineering, Semantic Infrastructure, Linked Data, and Data Integration. Oscar Corcho has collaborated with members of Spanish city councils and other Spanish organizations to draft vocabularies for linked open data
  • Updated by Publisher: 3/6/2015
  • Level of Use: No information
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: This vocabulary is intended to be used by municipalities across Spain, but could be transferable. Data class and property names are in Spanish
  • Stakeholder Participation: The contributors to this vocabulary includes a member of Zaragoza city council as well as a member of Localidata, a Spanish start-up specializing in open data
  • Consensus-based Governance: No way for the public and interested parties to contribute to the development of vocabularies
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: An OWL schema is provided
  • Human Readable: An HTML documentation page makes the ontology schema human-readable
  • Requires Real-Time Data: No information
  • Metadata: Namespaces used are declared in section 1.1 of the documentation. This vocabulary extends schema.org, GeoNames, FuncacionCTIC, and VPDA - Tourist Sites ontologies
Added to directory: 8/30/2017
Commerical ZonesServicesOntologyCommercial
The Ontology Engineering Group
| Version: 0.1
Vocabulario para la representación de locales y zonas comerciales is an ontology for describing local businesses, shopping areas, and their accessibility
Details
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International
  • About the Publisher: The Ontology Engineering Group is based at the Computer Science School at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. It is widely recognised in Europe in the areas of Ontology Engineering, Semantic Infrastructure, Linked Data, and Data Integration. Oscar Corcho has collaborated with members of Spanish city councils and other Spanish organizations to draft vocabularies for linked open data
  • Updated by Publisher: 6/25/2014
  • Level of Use: No information
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: This vocabulary is intended to be used by municipalities across Spain, but could be transferable. Data class and property names are in Spanish
  • Stakeholder Participation: The contributors to this vocabulary include members of both state and city governments, officials from the Ministry of Industry, Energy, and Tourism, and a member of Localidata, a Spanish start-up specializing in open data
  • Consensus-based Governance: No way for the public and interested parties to contribute to the development of vocabularies
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: An OWL schema is provided
  • Human Readable: An HTML documentation page makes the ontology schema human-readable
  • Requires Real-Time Data: No information
  • Metadata: Extends schema.org and GeoNames ontologies.
Added to directory: 8/30/2017
Cultural EventsServicesOntologyCommercial
The Ontology Engineering Group
| Version: 0.1
Vocabulario para la representación de eventos de una agenda cultural is an ontology for describing local touristic or commercial events. It is cross-referenced with standard Event vocabulary
Details
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International
  • About the Publisher: The Ontology Engineering Group is based at the Computer Science School at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. It is widely recognised in Europe in the areas of Ontology Engineering, Semantic Infrastructure, Linked Data, and Data Integration. Oscar Corcho has collaborated with members of Spanish city councils and other Spanish organizations to draft vocabularies for linked open data
  • Updated by Publisher: 3/6/2015
  • Level of Use: No information
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: This vocabulary is intended to be used by municipalities across Spain, but could be transferable. Data class and property names are in Spanish
  • Stakeholder Participation: The contributors to this vocabulary include members of both state and city governments, and officials from the Ministry of Industry, Energy, and Tourism
  • Consensus-based Governance: No way for the public and interested parties to contribute to the development of vocabularies
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: An OWL schema is provided
  • Human Readable: An HTML documentation page makes the ontology schema human-readable
  • Requires Real-Time Data: No information
  • Metadata: Namespaces used are declared in section 1.1 of the documentation. Extends VPDA - Urban Structures ontology. A flowchart in the documentation shows the relationships with schema.org classes
Added to directory: 8/30/2017
Local Inspector Value-entry Specification (LIVES)ServicesCommercial
Yelp
| Version: 2
Cities use LIVES to publish food inspection information about any restaurant listed on Yelp or any website that has restaurant listings
Details
  • License: No information
  • About the Publisher: Yelp is a multinational company that hosts crowdsourced information about local businesses online. Yelp contributed data and collaborated with municipal bodies in order to develop LIVES
  • Updated by Publisher: 8/10/2015
  • Level of Use: Chicago and Boston have plans to roll out the standard soon. The city of Ottawa also used the LIVES specification for their Public Health Inspection data
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: Standards aims to be used widely in cities across America. Can be applied easily across municipalities
  • Stakeholder Participation: Partnership between public and private sector
  • Consensus-based Governance: Doesn't utilize a mailing list or host an issue tracker so that the public can contribute to the standard's development
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: Standard dictates that data should be stored in tabular form. According to this standard, data is stored in CSVs condensed in a zip file. Business and Inspections CSV files are required. Violations, Feed Info, and Legend CSV files are optional. Business CSV contains information about the business while the Inspections CSV file contains information about inspection history for that establishment. Both required field of business id as unique identifiers
  • Human Readable: Standard utilizes human readable identifiers for the data
  • Requires Real-Time Data: Standard requires data of health inspection within the inspections file
  • Metadata: Feed information' and 'score legend' CSV files act as a form of metadata
Added to directory: 8/1/2016