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CRCOG Contract Extension | ViewPoint Cloud

A Study in Regional IT Procurement with Connecticut’s Capital Region Council of Governments

ViewPoint Government Solutions is thrilled to announce that the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) in Hartford, Connecticut has signed a contract extension with ViewPoint through 2023. With this agreement CRCOG will continue to offer Connecticut municipalities streamlined procurement of ViewPoint Cloud, the company’s cloud-based permitting, licensing, and code enforcement software. Originally signed in 2009, the extension will usher in almost 15 years of continuous service to Connecticut communities.

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Bloomfield, Connecticut Turns to ViewPoint Cloud for ePermitting

Bloomfield, CT Turns to ViewPoint Cloud Amidst Development Boom

Population: 25,000
State: Connecticut
Departments & Divisions Involved: Building, Engineering, Subdivision, Wetlands, Zoning
Problem Addressed: Digitizing Data with Online Permitting
Project Highlight: Active Partnership

A short drive from Hartford, the Town of Bloomfield, Connecticut is an actively growing community home to some 25,000 residents. After seeing permitting requests rise from an average of $600,000 annually to over $2.5 million, Bloomfield’s Building Department needed permitting technology that would allow customers to apply for permits online, while also reducing the internal workload for overburdened staff members.

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38 Connecticut Communities & Counting, ViewPoint Bringing ePermitting to New Heights | ViewPoint Cloud

36 Connecticut Communities & Counting, ViewPoint Brings ePermitting to New Heights

Population: 93,000
State: Connecticut (Region)
Municipalities Involved: 28 Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) Towns & Cities
Problem Addressed: Updating legacy paper-based and outdated software systems
Project Highlights:  Regional IT procurement model, rapid implementation

With the recent additions of Hamden and Windsor Locks, ViewPoint now provides online permitting, licensing, and code enforcement solutions for 36 Connecticut communities. ViewPoint’s widespread success in Connecticut dates back over a decade, after joining forces with the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG). After selecting ViewPoint for a state-funded regional technology initiative, CRCOG has helped close to 30 of ViewPoint’s 36 Connecticut communities improve their internal operations and modernize their citizen services.

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One Year Later Orange, Connecticut Shares Experience with Permitting Software | ViewPoint Cloud

One Year Later, Orange, CT Shares Experience with Permitting Software

Population: 14,000
State: Connecticut
Departments & Divisions Involved: Building, Fire Marshal, Health, Planning & Zoning, Police Department, Public Works
Problem Addressed: Connecting inter-departmental workflows
Project Highlight: Improving workflows and increasing tax revenue through move to ePermitting

A year after beginning the transition from paper permitting to permitting software, Tim Smith, Fire Marshal in Orange, Connecticut, shares their experience.

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Online Permitting Transforms Orange CT Permit Process in 90 Days | ViewPoint Cloud

Online Permitting Transforms Orange, CT Permit Process in 90 Days

Population: 14,000
State: Connecticut
Departments & Divisions Involved: Building, Fire Marshal, Health, Planning & Zoning, Police Department, Public Works
Problem Addressed: Connecting inter-departmental workflows
Project Highlight: Rapid implementation

The Town of Orange, CT went live with online permitting today just 90 days after kicking off the process-improvement initiative.

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

Stamford Boosts Economic Growth with Faster, Easier Permitting

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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New Milford, CT Green-Lights ePermitting | ViewPoint Cloud

New Milford, CT Green-Lights ePermitting

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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