Category Archives: Code Enforcement Software

Cloud Based Online Code Enforcement

Overview of Citizenserve Code Enforcement and Request Tracking Cloud Based Software

1. View Inspections on a map (7:40)
2. Home page metrics (8:29)
3. Annual weedy lot notice (9:06)
4. Create code case (10:45)
5. Add complainant to case (11:10)
6. Add address – review integrated property data (11:50)
7. View created case file (14:48)
8. Add note to file (15:07)
9. Complete code enforcement inspection activity (16:29)
a. Add a violation (16:52)
b. Upload photos (17:42)
c. Use document markup tool on uploaded photos (19:11)
10. Manage individual violations (20:04)
11. Generate violation letter – include photos and letter variables and inspectors digital signature (20:18)
12. Schedule follow up inspection (23:55)
13. Escalate case - generate citation letter – generate fees programatically (24:17
14. Schedule follow up inspection (24:01)
15. Generate citation form letter for escalation (24:22)
16. Print case report for court (26:06)
17. Print or email case file for court hearing (26:04)
18. How do alerts (and other items) get attached to address file (overview of the property file and how it displays related permits, licenses, and violations) (27:11)
19. Review contact file (people and businesses) (29:39)
20. Code enforcement from an iPad – use voice recognition, take and upload photos in the field, add violations (30:49)
21. Health licensing code enforcement in Massachusetts municipality (34:05)
22. Inspection Report built as state mandated form (35:21)
23. Non- criminal tickets (36:19)

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)

Code Enforcement Software Florida

Overview of New Florida Customer Online Portal, Code Enforcement, and Fire Review/Inspection 

  • configurable online portal for citizen access
  • search online data
  • review submitted code complaint
  • chart, list, map reports available through portal
  • online portal configuration- text changes
  • new user registration
  • submit an online complaint
    • address validation against parcel data
  • submit online permit application
    • custom fields
    • configurable
    • unlimited permit types
    • unlimited submittal documents
  • Citizenserve administrative portal Community Improvement staff access
    • code complaint case file review
    • review file activities and tools
    • GIS map and zoning layer integration - interactive map views
    • access property history file
    • access parent property file
    • complete online complaint review
    • schedule inspection
  • review inspections on map
  • complete code complaint inspection
    • take pictures from phone or tablet or update files
    • add violations - single or multiple violation entry
      • filterable violation list
      • enter by code number or code description
      • automatic follow up inspection scheduling
    • view property alerts
    • historic districts
    • generate notice of violation with photos and violations
  • review Documents tab to see all related items
  • add notes to file - to log call from complainant
  • review events logged on history tab
  • add alert to file property or contact
  • close case file and add disposition
    • closed files can be locked for further editing
  • Add fees or lien to code case file
    • add partial payment against lien
  • lien tracking - integrate with other systems or send report
    • multiple fee types can be added to lien
  • defaults to use Google maps, GIS integration option
  • fire plan review and fire inspection
    • review related permit application
    • access to markup document tool
    • review of comment book - central list of commonly used inspection comments filterable by user, department, activity, etc.
    • load comments from prior inspection activity
    • send fire inspection report (unlimited email templates)

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.