Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FOI Request

PLUTO and MapPLUTO Data Set

Requested by morisy on April 8, 2013 for the City Planning of New York City, NY

Status: Fix Required , will be 24 days past due from when the fix is received

From Michael Morisy on April 7, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the last 5 years worth of editions of the PLUTO and MapPLUTO data sets.

These data sets are referenced here:

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Michael Morisy

From City Planning to Michael Morisy on April 24, 2013:

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

Acknowledgement Letter
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From to City Planning on May 15, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 8, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From WENDY NILES to Michael Morisy on May 17, 2013:

Dear Mr. Morisy,

This is in follow up to the Department's correspondence of April 22,
2013 in connection with the above-referenced Freedom of Information Law

We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you that the Department
will be releasing new, updated versions of PLUTO and MapPLUTO in June.
If you would prefer to wait to receive these in lieu of the older
versions as stated in your request, please let me know.

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