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Inspections

Empower your field staff with real-time, mobile capabilities

Inspectors have traditionally split their time between planning their work schedules at the office, actually performing inspections and then manually entering results back at the agency. What would it mean for your agency if they could spend 100% of their time in the field?

With Accela Land Management for Inspections, inspectors have everything they need to stay in the field and focus on revenue-generating activities that help your community thrive. Inspectors can:

 

It is hard to take a computer inside a jobsite and it’s hard to do an inspection when you are lugging a computer. Our inspectors are able to do a comprehensive inspection, capture pictures and send automatic notifications to the contractors, all in real time.”

Stu Craven -  Senior Applications Analyst
Omaha, Nebraska

 

Key Features

  • Schedule inspections with ease: Assign, schedule and route inspections to the appropriate staff members. Your inspectors can access daily inspection schedules and optimize travel routes against their daily job list using GIS from a mobile device. They can also track the time and mileage associated with each job for reporting purposes.
     
  • Access information at the click of a button: Inspectors can interact with the agency database in real time, reference approved plans on a mobile device instead of carrying them onsite and even create new cases in the field. They can also quickly verify work being done has a permit by searching for recent permit applications.
     
  • Enter real-time inspection results: Staff can result inspections in the field as they work and submit them remotely—no waiting until the end of the day to transcribe handwritten notes into the system. They can include information, pictures and approvals from the same mobile device, eliminating the need to go into the office.
     
  • Keep citizens informed with automated notifications: Accela proactively keeps your customers informed with automated messages throughout the process, minimizing phone calls to your agency. Once an inspection has been completed, an automatic notification is sent to the contractor with final approval and a Certificate of Occupancy.


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