Extracting Data from the OpenData Website
We often get questions about how to extract data from Urbana's OpenData website (https://data.urbanaillinois.us).
Here is an example of how to export Community Development Permits Issued. Exporting other datasets will be similar. These instructions can be copied and pasted into an email.
4. From the Community Development Permits Issued data exploration page, click Export from the top right corner to export the raw data:
6. The export file will download to the Downloads utility of your browser. If the file is not visibly accessible, typically you can get to the Downloads utility by opening the browser's settings menu (for Edge, click the ellipsis “…” at the top right corner of the browser window):
7. Select “Downloads” to see all the downloads stored in your browser:
8. Open the downloaded Community_Development_Permits_Issued.csv file and save it locally to your machine.