Category Archives: Building Permit Software

Online Planning and Zoning Software

Deep Dive 2 Hour Demonstration of Citizenserve 

Demonstration of planning and zoning software features in Citizenserve cloud based e-government software.

  • development software for planning department requirements
  • submit online planning application from citizen portal
  • subdivision application review (4:45)
  • document markup tool (7:15, 19:17, 36:10)
  • common comments (11:55)
  • standing conditions (18:00, 1:17:42)
  • review submitted application from portal (22:10)
  • submit building permit application from citizen portal (30:36)
  • application intake activity (33:00)
  • add/modify workflow route (33:22)
  • required inspections (35:39)
  • email plan comments (41:33)
  • create permit application over the counter (44:50)
  • partial pass inspections (50:32)
  • schedule an inspection from the citizen portal (51:21)
  • owner/builder project (55:40)
  • fee calculation (57:40)
  • issue permit/generate permit card (1:07:12)
  • inspection conditions (1:10:36)
  • generate certificate of occupancy (1:16:42)
  • conditions v. standing conditions (1:20:58)
  • assign multiple review routes (1:23:37)
  • modify workflow route (1:27:17)
  • see all applications related to a development (1:28:47)
  • add a new permit type/sub type and associated fees (1:33:59)
  • can you build a shape based on a polygon? (1:36:45)
  • entitlement tracking (1:38:10)
  • contractor licensing/registration (1:42:22)
  • public hearings - DRT meeting/agendas (1:47:16)
  • impact fee credits (1:49:43)

Electronic Permitting and Inspection Software

Demonstration of Citizenserve  Software 

  • contractor registration
  • submit commercial building permit application through portal
  • payment processing
  • Citizenserve staff side access
  • unassigned work queue
  • review submitted permit application and fees
    • reset and calculate fees
    • add payment
    • generate receipt
    • payment allocation
  • reporting options
    • maps, charts, lists, merge reports
    • unlimited report writing included in subscription
    • Citizenserve staff metrics
  • scheduling inspections/scheduling validation
  • outside contractor inspections
  • contractor hired private contractor
  • trip routing report

Permitting Software and Implementation

Deep Dive 3 Hour Demonstration of Citizenserve by a Citizenserve Implementation Specialist

Demonstration covers citizen portal, plan review workflow, document markup and review, plan review reports, applying for permits online, one stop shop, online permitting software, plan review, and marking up documents.

Online Building Permit Software Features

  • Online Portal
  • Variable custom fields on permits based on values selected
  • Attaching electronic plans
  • Review Routing
  • Contractor license lookup
  • Valuation calculator
  • Document Markup tool
  • Standard Review Comments
  • Automatic email templates for review comments
  • Automatic Emails for permit status changes
  • Selecting required inspections
  • Standing permit conditions
  • Printing permits as PDF
  • Conditions on issuing permits
  • Online inspection instructions/comments
  • Inspection scheduling conditions
  • Inspection checklist
  • Automatic inspection report email
  • Reports
  • Proximity search