Open Data

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How many building permits have been issued in the City of Evanston? How many Divvy trips are taken by Evanston community members each month? Where can I find a map of trees in Evanston?

Answer those questions and more with regular visits to, the City of Evanston's open data portal, where users can browse datasets of parks, maps, crime reports,  inspections.  Suggest a dataset or work with us by filling out this form.

Open Data offers a means of increasing public access to data managed by the City which supports transparency in government.  The City passed a resolution in October 2017 to commit to sharing new and updated datasets on a regular basis. 

Featured Datasets

Visualization of 2018 BudgetUsing the 2015-18 City Budget data set,  Chris Kucharczyk, an Evanston resident, created this visualization (click to view full size)


Our restaurant inspection dataset shows inspections that have occurred during the current or previous year.




Data Governance Team

The team members are listed below by department.  For general data questions, contact Hillary Beata




Hillary Beata

Administrative Services

Luke Stowe

Administrative Services

Mark Varner

Administrative Services

Roger Wood

Administrative Services

Kate Lewis-Lakin

City Manager's Office

Jim Hurley

Community Development

Chief Brian Scott


Roland Fouche

Health and Human Services

Renee Neumeier


Deanna Howlett

Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Ryan Glew



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