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Permitting and Licensing

Coverage of permitting and licensing software for government, including professional credentialing, pet permits, business licenses, solar, construction and inspections.

The Nebraska company, focused on small public agencies, announced two recent deals designed to increase its reach and product offerings. gWorks now owns Softline Data and PubWorks, two U.S.-based gov tech providers.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s recent announcement that it would again be delaying the deadline for compliance with federal identification requirements has prompted some to call for an end to the initiative.
Arizona Business One Stop is designed for people hoping to start businesses along with operators of existing firms. Lessons learned during its creation could help similar all-in-one platforms achieve success.
The Skagit County Board of Commissioners agreed last week to a software upgrade that manages building permit applications. Tyler Technologies’ EnerGov software was selected for the project.
Tarrant County becomes the first in that state to use the technology since Texas lawmakers approved remote marriage licenses last year. Military members and others could save time and money with the digital system.
A private equity firm interested in diving into the gov tech market has put its money on the major GIS player, which offers appraisal, permitting and other GIS products to state and local government across the country.
A new online portal for would-be business owners in the state foreshadows other digital tools in the works to ease permitting, licensing and similar tasks. Nearly 1,000 entrepreneurs have used the software in New Jersey.
The seller of local government software has partnered with the International Code Council to ease access to the latest building codes. The move reflects increasing activity in the permitting and licensing space.
Fresh off a big funding round, ClearGov, which sells budget management software, says it has bought the CityGrows platform. That technology has helped officials quickly permit open-air restaurants, among other tasks.
The publication covers the worlds of regulation and digital government and includes articles about AI and licensing reforms. Thentia recently raised $10 million as the company continues its U.S. expansion.