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Permitting & Licensing

More staff control, increased collaboration, and a better customer and staff experience. What else could you ask for? Utilize flexible workflows, online payments and submissions, and a custom public portal that’s open 24/7.

Permit Management Software

Why a Better Experience?

88%

Of municipalities have seen population growth within the last five years.

85%

Of local governments have seen an increase in resident engagement (Up 19% in one year!)

2/3

Residents are dissatisfied with their permitting and licensing process

OpenGov Permitting & Licensing - Explainer Video

Less Disruptions, More Impact With High-Performance Permitting Software
Moving permitting to the cloud and going paperless decreased permit application processing time to 30 minutes and reduced office traffic by 80%. Want a deeper look? »

Government Permitting Software

Easy Breezy for Applicants and Staff

Say goodbye to phone calls and walk-ins from confused residents. Our easy-to-use permit software offers intuitive and customizable public portals that allow residents to find what they need — all in a few clicks.

Permit Management Software

Edit Workflows - No Coding Required

Want (or need) to make changes to your forms and workflows? No need to contact IT or struggle with confusing coding. The drag-and-drop interface gives you control. Each submission flows from intake to reviews, automatically assigning steps to the next employee so you can focus on high-priority initiatives.

“We had someone apply. I looked at the workflow. They applied at lunch at 12:10. It was processed, paid, and issued by 12:40.”
Douglas Dancs
Public Works Director — Cypress, CA
“[With OpenGov] There’s been a significant increase in efficiency from our front office because there are less keystrokes and less of a workload on that aspect.”
Marty Mosely
Director of Code Enforcement and Zoning — Town of Ithaca, NY
“OpenGov allows us to provide that good change not only for your internal employees but for your residents and internal employees that are looking for the Amazon experience.”
James Farrell
Chief Information Officer — City of Bolingbrook, IL
“We had customers asking us to convert their permits from our old system to OpenGov because they found it much better and easier.”
David Camp
Director of Permitting and Inspections — Chatham County, NC
Customer Story: OpenGov Permitting & Licensing
“We had someone apply. I looked at the workflow. They applied at lunch at 12:10. It was processed, paid, and issued by 12:40.”
Douglas Dancs
Public Works Director — Cypress, CA
Virtual Inspection Software

On-the-Go Inspections

Welcome to a smarter way to perform inspections. Inspectors can take photos onsite from a phone or tablet so contractors and staff can review construction plans and feedback in real-time. Almost instant inspection results! Staff can also complete tasks in the field, with or without internet, using the OpenGov Mobile App.

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Government Licensing Software

Never Miss Another Renewal

Get rid of messy and complicated renewals with our seamless campaign center. In a few easy steps, you can completely automate license renewals in batches by type and renewal process. Completely transform your renewal process while improving compliance and boosting efficiency. Everyone wins.

Drive real change and make a greater impact with these high-performance resources built for the important work of the public sector.

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