Incentivize high economic activity and Main Street revitalization with an easier more accessible way to apply for business licenses like short-term rentals, outdoor dining, and more
“At some point you need an inspection for electrical work, you need to license your dog, and for the business community, permitting might be a regular part of your routine. So when you’re looking at what technological updates will impact the most people, permitting is high on the list.”
Town Administrator, Town of Franklin, MA
“If OpenGov is successful, the Town is successful. Our Town wants to become a business partner for contractors and homeowners making improvements.”
Director of Inspections, Town of Lakeville, MA
“Contractors are saving so much time. Rather than coming to the courthouse, waiting through security and going back home, they have everything at their fingertips. It’s been important to them, and they voiced their support.”
Planning and Development Director, County of Bingham, ID
“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.”
Public Works Director, City of Cypress, CA
Progress Your Comprehensive Plan with Streamlined Zoning Approvals
From conditional use permits to new subdivision and variance requests, manage the parcels in your community with OpenGov’s planning and zoning software. OpenGov can be used to expedite your application processes and provide your staff with critical tools.
Review submissions, issue faster approvals, and prepare for hearings with our easy-to-use cloud software with ArcGIS integration.
In growing communities, constituents need to access the government services they need — in just a few clicks.
OpenGov Permitting & Licensing offers intuitive and customizable public portals that allow anyone to easily find the permit or license they need.
Serve a Growing Community
Free staff time by reducing call and walk-in volume to City Hall for paper permits, enabling you to process, approve, and issue permits up to 5x faster than legacy systems. In addition, you can cut down on your backlog by scheduling and completing inspections online, allowing your staff to be more efficient.
Customers receive automatic email notifications of any activity on their application and can check its status in real-time – no more waiting for paper applications to be processed and approved.
Plus, easy administrative controls for granular level security permissions with drag-and-drop configurations.
Secure and Safe Payments Online
Allow customers to pay online with a few simple clicks by credit card or eCheck, while still accepting over the counter payments. Credit card information is never stored in the platform to protect all payment information.
Automatically calculate fees with full-cycle revenue management integrated right into your platform.
Simplify and Streamline Reporting
Report on important data in your community such as code enforcement resolutions, proposed development, and historical and environmental preservation.
Use data collected through Permitting & Licensing to build easy-to-understand reports for different stakeholders.