Reports of instances of bed bug infestation

Geoffrey Hing filed this request with the City of Chicago Department of Buildings of Chicago, IL.
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From: Geoffrey Hing

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

A log of any reports of instances of bed bug infestations from January 1, 2017 to the date this request is processed.

These logs should include, but not be limited to the following fields:

- Date
- Status/resolution
- Address
- Block address

I request responsive documents in a digital format such as an Excel spreadsheet or comma-separated value (CSV) file.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Geoffrey Hing

From: City of Chicago Department of Buildings

Hello,
This email is in response to your FOIA request. The information you are seeking can be found on the City of Chicago's data portal under building code violations:

https://data.cityofchicago.org/‚Äč

You can create a spreadsheet using the data portal.

Regards,

Gregg Cunningham | Public Information Officer
Chicago Dept. of Buildings
Office: 312-744-7384
Email: gregg.cunningham@cityofchicago.org<mailto:gcunningham@cityofchicago.org>

City of Chicago Department of Buildings
FOIA Office
Room 900
121 North LaSalle Drive
Chicago, IL 60602

December 3, 2019

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

A log of any reports of instances of bed bug infestations from January 1, 2017 to the date this request is processed.

These logs should include, but not be limited to the following fields:

- Date
- Status/resolution
- Address
- Block address

I request responsive documents in a digital format such as an Excel spreadsheet or comma-separated value (CSV) file.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Geoffrey Hing

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From: Geoffrey Hing

Good morning,

Thank you for this clarification.

Can you confirm that this is the data set on the data portal that you referenced in your previous email?

https://data.cityofchicago.org/Buildings/Building-Violations/22u3-xenr/data

Best,
Geoff

From: City of Chicago Department of Buildings

Yes, this is the data set. It has filters and search field to narrow the results.

Regards,

Gregg Cunningham | Public Information Officer
Chicago Dept. of Buildings
Office: 312-744-7384
Email: gregg.cunningham@cityofchicago.org<mailto:gcunningham@cityofchicago.org>

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