What is Open Data?
Open Data is not information that is designated as sensitive, private, confidential, or exempt from disclosure under local, state or federal law.
Open Data and Boulder County
Boulder County recognizes there are many benefits to Open Data including: demonstrating transparency, improving public service and participation, improving effectiveness, creating efficiencies, generating economic value, promoting innovation, providing authoritative data, and providing information to people where they most often access it.
Boulder County is committed to ensuring that the data it creates and maintains is open and available for anyone to use.
Release of Open Data
As part of the county’s commitment to Open Data, Elected Officials, Department Heads and their representatives shall determine what datasets they make available and have final approval for the release of records produced and/or maintained within their department or office as Open Data.
The County adopted an Open Data Policy on July 1, 2016