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Kittery, ME | ViewPoint Cloud ePermitting

Population:  9,722
State: Maine
Departments:  Code Enforcement and Planning
Problem Addressed: Lack of centralization and flexibility
Project Highlights: Tailor-made templates and high-level reporting

When Town Manager Kendra Amaral and then Code Enforcement Officer, Bob Marchi, set out to improve Kittery’s permitting process they were looking for a platform that would bring start-to-finish tracking and a centralized database. They wanted a solution that would help the Town streamline their workflows and lessen the load on residents and business ownersoverall, making the process as efficient and responsive as possible.

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Stamford Boosts Economic Growth with Faster, Easier Permitting | ViewPoint Cloud

Population: 128,278
State: Connecticut
Departments & Divisions Involved: Inspectional Services, Code Enforcement
Problem Addressed: Streamlining the permit process for the business community
Project Highlight: Boosting economic growth

  • City officials undertake a strategic initiative to increase efficiency and support growth
  • Stamford launches online permitting center for all trade permits
  • Online permitting becomes an instant success in the city

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Claremont New Hampshire ViewPoint Cloud Case Study

Population: 12,857
State: New Hampshire
Departments: Building, Code Enforcement, Health, Planning & Zoning, Fire
Problem Addressed: Outdated software and inefficient permit processing
Project Highlights: Shared cross-departmental workflows & integrated record history

Purchasing new ePermitting software was far from a snap decision for the City of Claremont, New Hampshire. Building Inspector and Deputy Health Officer Sean Glasscock helped lead the City’s year-and-a-half long research process, comparing the different companies and products available to them.

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Population: 20,540
State: Ohio
Departments & Divisions Involved: Building, Zoning, Planning, Code Enforcement, Special Events, Water/Sewer
Problem Addressed: Making internal processes more efficient; improving service to business community
Project Highlight: Wooster’s user-friendly permitting portal

The City of Wooster, Ohio has joined the ranks of more than 100 other governments across the country who use ViewPoint to power their ePermitting software. As the first in Ohio to do so, the City of Wooster has become a state leader in digitizing citizen services. 

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Quincy, MA Reaches 100% Online Permitting in Months | ViewPoint Cloud

Population: 93,397
State: Massachusetts
Departments & Divisions Involved: Inspectional Services, Code Enforcement, Planning, Health, Fire
Problem Addressed: Connecting inter-departmental workflows
Project Highlight: Improving workflows and increasing tax revenue through move to ePermitting

  • City officials in Quincy become frustrated with legacy permitting systems
  • Quincy puts permitting online amid the spring permitting rush
  • Online permitting climbs to 100% adoption within months

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Marijuana Regulations Permitting and Licensing Guide | Local Government Resources - ViewPoint

Cannabis regulation remains a controversial subject across all levels of government, but there’s no denying the fact that the tides are changing in favor of legalization. The 2016 election seasonwhere a historic number of states passed ballot initiatives legalizing marijuanaseems to have been a tipping point, and the pro-legalization movement is showing no signs of slowing down.

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Population: 83,105
State: California
Departments & Divisions Involved: Building, Planning, Code Enforcement
Problem Addressed: Increasing citizen transparency and accessibility
Project Highlight: Saving money by switching to modern technology

Last summer, officials in Buena Park, Calif. knew it was time for change. Citizens were demanding greater transparency and accessibility from their government amidst an evolving technological landscape. In response, the city of 80,000 passed a strategic plan that made constituent service a priority, committing to research and develop new technologies to provide “service and information to all.”

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New Milford, CT Green-Lights ePermitting | ViewPoint Cloud

Population: 28,142
State: Connecticut
Departments & Divisions Involved: Inspectional Services, Code Enforcement, Public Works
Problem Addressed: Updating an outdated paper-based permitting system

New Milford, CT has selected ViewPoint to enhance citizen services by putting permitting, licensing, inspections, and code enforcement online.

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