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Permitting Software

Building Permits

Building Permits

With BIAS Permitting, you can manage all your permitting and planning requirements from one database.

BIAS Permitting and Planning allows the user to manage all building permits from one screen, and it fully integrates with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, document storage software, and GIS.

Depending on your city’s specific needs, permitting options can be customized without additional programming. Every permit and planning document is tracked by the parcel number, regardless of the current owner.

BIAS Permitting and Planning includes:

  • Parcel integration
  • Census tracking
  • GIS interface
  • And more!

Additional Modules

BIAS Permitting includes the following modules for more sophisticated entities. Click on the module to learn more.

Permit Management

The Permit Management module lets you track reviews, monitoring, reporting, and follow-up actions required for an organization to maintain compliance with specific requirements.

Parcel Management

The Parcel Management module lets you keep track of parcels by number regardless of the current owner. See everything related to the parcel in one place, including a complete parcel history.

Permit Financial Integration

The Permit Financial Integration module lets you create permits and invoices. Pertinent information flows automatically to the correct department. This integrated system increases the accuracy of your permitting department and reduces opportunities for fraudulent activity.

For more information, contact BIAS Software.


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