Authorized Drone Flight Summary Reports | Last Updated 19 Oct 2018

The City & County of San Francisco has authorized 5 departments to use Unmanned Aircraft Systems (a.k.a. drones) in support of City operations. The authorized departments include: the Controller’s Office, Fire Department, Public Utilities Commission, Port, and the Recreation and Parks Department. The Flight Summary Reports dataset provides information on authorized drone flights by City departments. At the end of the evaluation period, the Drone Oversight Committee and the Committee on Information Technology (COIT) will review all flight summary information to determine the effectiveness of drones in support of City operations and the comprehensiveness of privacy protections. For the policy document see

Tags: drones, uav, uas, coit, committee on information technology

This dataset has the following 9 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Start Timestart_timecalendar_date
End Timeend_timecalendar_date
Drone Make & Modeldrone_make_modeltext
Street Address (Area Surveyed)street_address_area_surveyedtext
County (Area Surveyed)county_area_surveyedtext
Zip Code (Area Surveyed)zip_code_area_surveyedtext
Type of Data Collectedtype_of_data_collectedtext
Privacy Risksprivacy_riskstext
Privacy Risks - Mitigationprivacy_risks_mitigationtext