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  • Rodent Baiting in Chicago
  • Rat Complaints in Chicago


  • Rodent Baiting
  • 311 Service Request
  • Rodent Baiting Request
  • Rat Sightings
  • Distribution of Carts
  • Rat Complaints
  • Rodent Baiting and Rat Complaints

Rodent Baiting Requested by 311 Service

This dataset shows the rodent baiting request reported by the 311 Service. It includes all open requests and all completed requests since January 1, 2011.

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The Department of Streets & Sanitation investigates reported rat sightings. Alley conditions are examined. If any damaged carts are identified, Sanitation Ward Offices, which distribute the carts are notified. Rodenticide is placed in rat burrows to eradicate nests. 311 sometimes receives duplicate rat complaints and requests for rodent baiting. Requests that have been labeled as Duplicates are in the same geographic area and have been entered into 311’s Customer Service Requests (CSR) system at around the same time as a previous request. Duplicate reports/requests are labeled as such in the Status field, as either “Open – Dup” or “Completed – Dup.”

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United States


John Snow Labs; Chicago Data Portal;

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Rodent Baiting, 311 Service Request, Rodent Baiting Request, Rat Sightings, Distribution of Carts, Rat Complaints, Rodent Baiting and Rat Complaints

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Rodent Baiting in Chicago, Rat Complaints in Chicago

Data Fields

Name Description Type Constraints
Creation_DateDate Service Request was receiveddate-
StatusStatus of the Service Request (Completed, Completed-Dup, Open, Open-Dup)string-
Completion_DateDate Service Request was receiveddate-
Service_Request_NumberA unique Service Request Number for reportingstring-
Number_of_Premises_BaitedTotal number of request for premises baitednumberlevel : Ratio
Number_of_Premises_with_GarbageTotal number of Premises with Garbageintegerlevel : Ratio
Number_of_Premises_with_RatsTotal number of Premises with Ratsnumberlevel : Ratio
Current_ActivityLocation of the requested baitingstring-
Most_Recent_ActionLocation of the requested baitingstring-
Street_AddressAddress Street Number of the baiting requeststring-
ZIP_CodeZip Code of baiting requestintegerlevel : Nominal
Ward_NumberWard Number assigned with physical addressintegerlevel : Nominal
Police_DistrictPolice District Number of physical addressintegerlevel : Nominal
Community_AreaIndicates the community area where the rodent baiting was requested. Chicago has 77 community areas.integerlevel : Nominal
LatitudeLatitude Location from where the request was madenumber-
LongitudeLongitude Location from where the request was madenumber-

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2016-06-14Completed2016-06-1416-04137216741 O
2011-06-29Completed2011-07-2011-032710626762920 N BRIDGEWAY
2018-12-17Open18-0338179222 E ELM ST60611218841.90319374-87.62779986
2018-12-17Open18-0338179323 E ELM ST60611218841.90319432-87.62776018
2018-12-17Open18-033827471502 W 72ND ST606361776741.7631135-87.6621833
2018-12-17Open18-03382895520 W GRANT PL606144318741.92283371-87.641884
2018-12-16Open18-03376281837 E 49TH ST60615423941.80591242-87.60491649
2018-12-14Open18-03361829714 E 47TH ST60653423841.80950592-87.60845039
2018-12-14Open18-033573658108 S ADA ST606202167141.74665569-87.6572757
2018-12-18Open18-033884451259 W 71ST PL60636676741.76411603-87.65601834