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Digital Zoning Permit Applications

Make your Planning and Zoning Board more efficient, responsive, and capable of delivering community and economic development at scale. 

Eliminate paper forms and the need to update records back at the office. GovPilot's Planning and Zoning Software modernizes the community development process for officials and residents alike.

Post digital applications directly on your website for items such as zoning, subdivision, driveway, fence, soil movement, shed, and temporary storage permits. 

Enable constituents to quickly and conveniently file for zoning related permits directly through your website at any time through any mobile or desktop device.

Review and fulfill requests directly in the system and automate email responses to keep the requester informed of decisions made at each stage in the workflow.

Constituents and contractors will appreciate the convenience of online forms and automated updates delivered in real-time by text message and email, notifying them of the status of applications, reviews, inspections, and permits.


Automated Task Assignment & Inspection Scheduling

Manage planning and zoning project timelines with automatic alerts and a custom dashboard configuration. Access records and make updates directly from your calendar. Group users by department or project to keep everyone on the same page.

Utilize the Inspection App to assign, track, and complete inspections across relevant departments such as Engineering, and Building and Construction. Records are updated in real-time at the parcel level via GovPilot's GIS Map and Property Profile.

GovPilot’s radius search tool within the GIS map enables you to create radius searches in any desired shape from any point on a specific parcel, and quickly generate mail merge reports of surrounding parcels in order to send notifications.


Transparent Data

With a cloud-based dashboard, data and records are easily shared among all stakeholders, paperwork is eliminated, and information flows efficiently between departments and constituents. 

Electronically manage requests in a searchable database available to employees across all relevant departments, thereby eliminating communications silos and redundant work. 

Transparent data keeps all parties aware of historical records, updates and new developments in real-time as they occur.

With GovPilot, the planning and zoning process becomes far more efficient and cost effective.

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: 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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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: 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: 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: 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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Trusted By Forward-Thinking Governments

"GovPilot was has been critical to our business continuity.”
Francesca Giarratana
Division Chief of Planning
Hudson County, NJ
"GovPilot provides a great experience and it has helped us grow and be more responsive."
Stephanie Thelen
Building Administrator
Columbine Valley, CO
"GovPilot saves us a tremendous amount of time and legwork.”
Clinton Walden
Zoning Officer
Atlantic City, NJ