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Helping communities build and grow safely with zoning, planning, plan review and approval, complaint management, and code enforcement automation.

Improve community quality, promote economic growth, and protect resident welfare with Accela Planning software

Zoning, site plan reviews and issuing land use entitlements can be time consuming with manual or semi-automated processes and workarounds. Accela’s Civic Application for Planning fast-tracks community development by automating these processes.

Through an online portal, residents can submit proposals, check for status updates and pay outstanding fees. Planners can easily manage high volumes of information and route documents for review and approval; ensuring a quick turnaround for developers and project owners.

Introduction to the Civic Application for Planning

Features

Online Citizen Portal

Enable residents to conduct zoning research, submit proposals, verify status updates and pay fees from the convenience of a home, office or job site to reduce in-person visits and phone inquiries.

Built-in Reporting

Deliver administrators, managers and planning commissions or boards critical insight to better understand agency performance, uncover bottlenecks, and establish efficiencies.

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Easily notify project owners, city council members, the general public, and press for public hearings, reviews, and feedback.

Platform-wide Integrations

APIs, SDKs, and open data allow developers to integrate with existing software solutions to meet the unique needs of any agency.

GIS software for planning

Easily produce interactive maps and visualizations, making planning and code enforcement data easy to track, manage, and understand.

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Mark-up, comment, review, and approve plans simultaneously leveraging systems like ePermitHub, Adobe, e-PlanSoft, ProjectDox, OnBase, DigEplan, and Bluebeam, and more to perform parallel plan reviews with version control.

Mobile connected

Role-based apps allow inspectors and code enforcement officers to access documents and information, real-time in the field, increasing efficiencies.

Process Automation

Automatically assign and track tasks such as plan reviews with their associated documentation to keep the most complex processes running smoothly.

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Ensure public compliance with city code and regulation by managing complaints and violations to achieve resolution quickly and efficiently.

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