XML Schema For Monitoring Land Use

The Planning and Regulatory Services Online project [<a href="http://www.parsol.gov.uk/index.html">PARSOL</a>], a local e-government initiative in the U.K. has developed a new XML schema for monitoring land use.<br /> <br /> <blockquote>[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.</blockquote>

August 6, 2004, 8:51 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


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.

The schema [Zip, 156 KB] is available for download and includes examples. Here is a snippet from an example:

Excerpt from PARSOL example.


Abhijeet Chavan

Abhijeet Chavan is the co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Planetizen and the executive producer of Planetizen Courses.

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