The building permit and contractor API

Ping by address, contractor name, or contractor license. Receive all the data. Our API is intuitive and fast.

App screenshot
Pay by jurisdiction
Price increases by geography, not by lookup. Get unlimited searches in the geographies where you need them.
Convenient JSON format
We provide API responses in standard JSON format for easy parsing into your applications.
Always accurate
Our data are refreshed and re-processed constantly. We retrieve updates from our source data partners and supplement with our own retrieval systems.
Quality metrics
We include our derivative metrics (inspection pass rates and green permit types, for example) wherever it's available.
Custom schema
We can customize schema delivery for an additional monthly fee.
Flexible terms
We won't make your legal team nitpick every line of our terms and conditions. Terms are designed to give you flexibility to reuse and even resell Shovels output.