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Economic Development Software

Promote new business growth, give your local economy a boost, and stay ahead of regional competition with cloud-based economic development software.

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Business Growth Made Easy

GovPilot's digital forms simplify Business Registration and an automated backend completes processing, inspection scheduling, renewal reminders, fee payment and all of the steps necessary to quickly get a business up and running, saving your staff countless hours of work.

Paired with GovPilot’s various health inspection modules and GovInspect mobile app, it becomes possible for business owners to apply for a business registration and any necessary permitting or inspections such as an outdoor dining permit. 

The efficiency of end-to-end digital forms means that your local economy will be able to support faster growth in your business community, increase quality of life for residents, and more effectively compete within your region for new businesses.


Your Economy, Visualized

GovPilot’s powerful GIS map enables your staff to visualize any data layer and choose which to make available to the public. View economic zones, opportunity zones, business districts, voting districts, flood zones, traffic patterns, and more. Display specific features such as police and fire stations, assets like fire hydrants, and contaminated areas. 

Use the GIS map to display a variety of information about local businesses, including which properties are licensed to sell alcohol, the streets which feature parking meters, and other information that may be of interest to a business owner looking to set-up shop.


Fully Realized Revenue Potential

GovPilot’s digital forms empower constituents to quickly and conveniently request and pay for services directly from their computer or mobile phone, eliminating time consuming PDFs, paper forms, mailed in checks, walk-ins and phone calls.

Through digital forms, data visualization and automated convenience, your Economic Development Department can encourage and support local entrepreneurs as they breathe new life into your economy. Become the most business friendly local government in your region.

Case Study: Trenton, NJ
The GovInspect app is really saving us time. The ability to send violations and certifications via email is the best feature.
Yolanda Vazquez
Yolanda Vazquez
Chief Housing Inspector
100 Hours per Week

With GovInspect, each of the city's ten inspectors save 10 hours per week, no-longer having to manually re-enter paperwork. That’s 100 hours weekly for the entire department.

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Case Study: Big Bear Lake, CA
There is a night and day difference with GovPilot. It has more than paid for itself through Report-a-Concern and the easy collection of fines.
Lawrence Vaupel
Director of Tourism Management
24 Days Saved

Processing paper renewals previously took 15 minutes per paper application. Multiplied by 2,300 properties is 24 days worth of time saved with GovPilot!

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Case Study: Columbine Valley, CO
GovPilot's ease of use and being cloud-based means I can access it from anywhere at any time. Overall GovPilot provides a great experience.
Stephanie Thelen
Building Department Coordinator
Automatic Reporting

Reports to the council are generated quickly by changing date ranges and exporting in mere clicks instead of a manual spreadsheet.

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Case Study: Elizabeth, NJ
"GovPilot is a game changer! Our response time is faster and there are far fewer errors in our workflows."
Darren Bryden
Chief Information Officer
Two Hours Per Day Saved

Saves each code enforcement officer two hours per day through expedited automated processing of records.

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Case Study: Bexar County, TX
“GovPilot is what my department has spent years searching for."
Billie Dorries
Billie Dories
Environmental Crimes Investigator / Senior Inspector - SWQ
90% Decrease

Paper-based permit application review and approvals that used to take 30 days now only take three days from time of submission with GovPilot.

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Case Study: Eastampton, NJ
The level of service is by bar far the best customer support I've ever received.
Kim Marie White
Kim-Marie White
Township Manager & Municipal Clerk | Former President, NJ Municipal Clerks Association
30 Minutes to 30 Seconds

Prior to GovPilot, employees had to search for paper records filed in the basement and relay that information to a colleague or resident. Now, digital records are accessible in seconds by city employees, from any device at any time.

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Case Study: Watauga, TX
GovPilot eliminates the complexity of our old manual process and puts everything at our fingertips. Work that used to take days, now takes minutes.
Andrea Gardner 2
Andrea Gardner
City Manager
97%Time Savings

Employees now take less than two minutes to enter information and instantly update the system rather than manually entering handwritten notes into Excel.

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Case Study: Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
“GovPilot makes our reporting extremely easy. It's a huge time saver."
Michael Thulen Jr.
Construction Code Official
Instant Reporting

With GovPilot, staff can instantly pull up the records and status of any flood plain application, and provide a real-time update.

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Trusted By Forward-Thinking Governments

"The beauty of GovPilot is that it eliminates the complexity of our old manual process."
Andrea Gardner
City Manager
Watauga, TX
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W. Reed Gusciora
Trenton, NJ
"Using GovPilot for business registration has made the process much easier for our office."
Alex Kovacevic
Natalie Lewis
Deputy Municipal Clerk