An Accelerant for Change in Community Development

Danilo Gargiulo,
Community development is undergoing the greatest modernization that it’s ever had, and it's accelerated due to COVID-19. Learn how local governments are going above and beyond to create a better digital experience for its citizens for community development.
Why It’s Critical to Fix Your Permitting Licensing and Inspection Problems

Why It’s Critical to Fix Your Permitting, Licensing and Inspection Problems

Danilo Gargiulo,
At its core, community development is a municipality’s commitment to create a thriving place for people to live, work and visit. Investing in community development means investing in long-term sustainability, meaningful growth, community…

Solving Short-Term Rental Challenges for Code Enforcement

Ulrik Binzer,
For consumers, the sharing economy offers convenience. For the government, it presents regulatory gray areas. Between 2016 and 2019, the number of short-term vacation rentals (STRs) more than doubled. Cities and counties across North America…

Do You Need a Permit for Home Renovations?

Jeff Armstrong
Good fences make good neighbors. But first, good fences need good permits. Whether it’s deciding to put up a new fence or remodel your kitchen, what starts out as a simple home renovation project can turn into an unintended nightmare…

6 Factors of Population Growth That Could Cripple Communities Without a Plan

Tom Amburgey
About one in ten U.S. counties grew in the fiscal year that ended last June 2018, according to the Wall Street Journal. That means more people are driving on your roads, paying taxes and utility bills, using public services and expecting…

5 Reasons Why Issuing Permits Faster Benefits Everyone

Tom Amburgey
The permitting process is notorious for inducing headaches in citizens and government employees alike. It can be long, slow and aggravating. But it’s also completely necessary, as permits are required for just about everything these days.…