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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 latest publication from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers looks at strides government has made serving citizens in the digital age. The report compares current status to a 2001 call to action.
The Canadian firm, which is expanding in the U.S., launched a program designed to help users improve their regulatory efforts. The offering includes self-assessment and scoring tools, along with review functions.
The gov tech company has announced a strategic investment from Francisco Partners, which manages some $45 billion. Accela sells software for such jobs as code enforcement and disaster management.
The state, along with Tyler Technologies, has launched a clearinghouse designed to make title transfers quicker and less costly. Retailers, insurers, salvagers and fleet managers could benefit from the system.
New Mexico’s largest city is deploying technology from Tyler Technologies designed to automate planning, health inspection, permitting, wildlife management and other tasks. A city planning official explains why the city needs the new tools.
City Director of Finance Virginia Lee said that city staff has been reviewing various modules offered by Tyler Technologies, including financial and personnel management, utility billing and tax administration.
Polk and Manatee counties recently tapped into a new building permitting system that is helping to manage their building boom. Officials say the technology is also adding unprecedented transparency to the permitting process.
The two companies provide licensing and permitting software to public agencies, with Camino, the younger firm, focusing on small- and medium-sized agencies. Clariti expects even more growth to take place in 2023.
As Merced County, Calif., embarks on a multiple-year digital transformation journey to better serve constituents, evolving the permitting process involves the unification of previously siloed systems.
As more state and local agencies turn to cloud computing for security, efficiency and flexibility, Polk County, Fla., offers a quick lesson about why that choice can be vital. In short, it’s about speed and transparency.