The Planning and Regulatory Services Online project [PARSOL
], a local e-government initiative in the U.K. has developed a new XML schema for monitoring land use.
[The PARSOL schema] has been designed to provide a standard for planning application monitoring data (used to monitor land use against local and national plans and policies). This schema will be used for the exchange of data at a local, regional and national level...The information covers both residential (housing) and industrial (employment) information gathered from planning application, inspections and reviews.
[Zip, 156 KB] is available for download and includes examples. Here is a snippet from an example:
Abhijeet Chavan is co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Planetizen.