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The latest news about Cloudpermit – the easy-to-use cloud solution that revolutionizes the permit process for local government building departments and saves time, money and resources.

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E-permitting will help solve the Canadian housing crisis

Slow and unpredictable development processes are a key factor to why Canadians are facing a housing crisis, and e-permitting offers a solution. Learn more from the President of the Residential Council of Ontario (RESCON), Richard Lyall, about the importance of going digital.

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The City of Terrace plans to support surrounding B.C. communities with Cloudpermit

The City of Terrace recently partnered with Cloudpermit. As a province, B.C. is moving toward paperless and digital processes, and the City of Terrace is leading the way in the northwest region. This partnership will benefit Terrace with an easy way for applicants and building communities to track permit status, communicate, and schedule inspections online.

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Boone County, Illinois sets example for safer practices with Cloudpermit

Boone County, Illinois recently partnered with Cloudpermit. Illinois has found a new digital leader in Boone County to guide the northern state toward more efficient and safer building permit processes during the ongoing pandemic. The shift toward paperless and online building permit processes prepares Boone County for continued success and new efficiencies for its more than 50,000 residents.

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US COVID-19 Federal Relief Funding that Supports E-Permitting is Extended Until End of 2021

The US Federal Government is offering support to governments who want to switch to e-permitting to adopt safer and more efficient ways of working during the ongoing pandemic.

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Cloudpermit is hiring – now looking for a Head of Customer Success

We are looking for a Head of Customer Success based in Toronto to lead our Customer Success Team. The successful candidate will have a significant role in the success of implementing the world’s leading e-permitting software for municipal building departments across Canada and the USA.

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Reduce risk and improve safety with e-permitting in 2021

Safety has always been a top priority in the building industry and that is clear looking at building codes, inspections, and permit processes in place to protect builders and communities from potential risk. E-permitting is a safe and secure data storage and communication solution that helps reduce risk with safer, more effective building permit processes.

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Red River Planning District drives digitalization in Manitoba with Cloudpermit

The Red River Planning District in Southern Manitoba recently signed on with Cloudpermit. This move helps establish the Red River Planning District as a leader in Manitoba. “Cloudpermit will help us become more efficient, continue prioritizing customer service, and develop stronger communication for and within our building community,” shared Jennifer Ferguson, Executive Director for the Red River Planning District. “In July 2020, we established our three-year strategic plan and by adopting Cloudpermit, we’re able to satisfy eight of our 13 action items, so we’re very excited.”

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E-permitting can help Ontario manage during the provincial lockdown

Effective January 14, 2021, Ontario declared its second provincial emergency and lockdown, leaving the building industry wondering what this means for building permits, construction projects, and day-to-day processes. We have some answers and insight on how e-permitting can help municipal building departments across Ontario manage during the lockdown.

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Cloudpermit officially opens in the U.S.

“We’re excited to expand into the U.S. and enter a new market,” shared Jarkko Turtiainen, Vice President of Cloudpermit, North America. Nate Kurash, Vice President of Sales, USA, and Stephen Bell, Sales Development Representative, USA, are working from our new office in Cleveland, Ohio.

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A Buyer’s Guide for Cloudpermit: A Cloud-Based E-permitting Software

Gain insight into how e-permitting can help your municipal building department thrive and what to prioritize when considering different e-permitting options.

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Cloudpermit is hiring – now looking for a New Revenue Marketing Manager

We are looking for a New Revenue Marketing Manager based in Toronto to run and execute daily marketing operations in North America. The main focus will be to generate leads and develop our lead generation engine.

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How Grey Highlands is thriving with e-permitting

More municipalities in Ontario are choosing Cloudpermit as their e-permitting solution, and we hosted a webinar in November to shed some light on why. Peter Rotenberg, Manager, North American Sales, was joined by Debbie Anderson, Chief Building Official for the Municipality of Grey Highlands, to share first-hand experience with Cloudpermit.

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What is the biggest barrier that holds municipalities back from switching to e-permitting?

Read frequent questions municipal building departments have about e-permitting. More municipalities across North America are switching from paper-based and legacy systems to e-permitting for their building permit processes, but there are still many municipalities who are hesitant or scared to make the switch.

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Cloudpermit officially opens in B.C.

"We believe B.C. can digitalize with e-permitting at a fast pace, possibly even faster than Ontario," shared Jarkko Turtiainen, Vice President of Cloudpermit, North America. "We're looking forward to helping wonderful municipalities of all sizes in B.C. become more efficient, optimize customer service, and work remotely."

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Cloudpermit is growing – now looking for a Customer Success Manager

We are looking for a customer-focused Customer Success Manager based in Toronto with effective time management and exceptional listening skills who is passionate about helping clients digitalize.

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Cloudpermit is growing – now looking for a Sales Development Representative (SDR)

A key means to Cloudpermit's continued growth is the launch of a Sales Development Team that produces qualified leads and opportunities with cold, yet targeted prospecting. We are looking for a driven, resilient, coachable, and collaborative Sales Development professional based in Toronto.

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The Canadian Cloudpermit Community shares key benefits of using Cloudpermit

Cloudpermit is used by over 250 municipalities around the world, and in Canada, it has partnerships with the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) and the Building Officials Association of British Columbia (BOABC). It helps municipal building departments issue permits 50% faster, conduct mobile inspections with all inspection data part of the permit file, improve customer experience, and reduce front counter visits by 80%. Learn more from some of our Canadian Cloudpermit community.

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We’re excited to be exhibitors at the OBOA’s AMTS 2020 Virtual conference

The OBOA holds a conference, AMTS every year for Ontario municipal building departments and building professionals to connect, develop new skills, stay up to date on industry trends, and ultimately, learn. We are excited to be an exhibitor at this year’s virtual conference. It runs from Sunday, September 27 to Friday, October 2.

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Ontario local governments are adopting e-permitting faster than the rest of Canada

Learn how Ontario municipalities are leading the way for Canada by switching from paper-based systems to e-permitting. Discover key benefits of using Cloudpermit, read success stories from municipalities like yours, and learn which counties are taking the lead.

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Esri Finland’s dmCity and Cloudpermit’s Lupapiste digitalize built environment processes in Finland

Esri Finland and Cloudpermit have partnered in Finland by integrating their digital solutions designed to manage land use and building life cycle processes. The service entity for the built environment, Lupapiste, and dmCity, a service aimed to digitalize the land use lifecycle, are bringing together all applicants, officials and stakeholders management.

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The OBOA and Cloudpermit’s new partnership aims to digitalize the building permit process

The OBOA recently signed a partnership agreement with Cloudpermit, a cloud-based e-permitting software that allows municipal building departments to digitalize the building permit processes. As the building permit industry moves online, OBOA and Cloudpermit's partnership allows municipal building departments to adopt digital processes in a paperless and collaborative platform.

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Cloudpermit is now partnered with BOABC

Building Officials Association of British Columbia, or BOABC, has decided to partner with Cloudpermit. BOABC represents the building officials in British Columbia that accept, review and issue building permits. The partnership between Cloudpermit and BOABC aims to aid the digitalization of the building permitting process and increase knowledge of current industry trends in the area.

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On-the-go inspection tool speeds up and increases reliability of the inspection process

The Cloudpermit e-permitting software includes a mobile inspection tool that facilitates the work of everyone involved in the building inspection process. The tool is developed to meet the requirements of municipalities and building inspectors.

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Cloudpermit is growing – now looking for a Content Writer!

Cloudpemit is growing further despite the exceptional spring we have all had. Our expansion also means that we have an increasing demand for great experts to become a part of our international group of professionals. We are now looking for a skilled and experienced Content Writer to join our Canadian team.

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Cloudpermit offers free e-permitting software to municipal building departments so they can work remotely

Many Canadian municipal building departments are suddenly tasked with finding safe and efficient ways to work remotely in response to the current health crisis. Cloudpermit is responding to this urgent need by offering its leading-edge building e-permitting system free for six months to all Canadian municipalities.

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Evolta is now Cloudpermit

Evolta and its flagship product, Evolve, are now Cloudpermit. Evolve is an innovative cloud based system for municipal building permitting. On April 14, 2020, the new Cloudpermit branding will roll out.

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Middlesex Centre Joining the Evolta e-Permitting Service

Middlesex Centre has strategic priorities which support customer satisfaction, environmental sustainability and innovation.

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Grey Highlands Council approved the purchase of Evolta E-Permitting Platform

Grey Highlands approved the purchase of Evolta E-Permitting Platform 1st May 2019.

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Finnish Company Digitalising Public Services in North America

Finnish Evolta Oy is now taking its digitalisation expertise to North America as well – the aim is to speed up construction by digitalising the building permit process

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Reduce risk and improve safety with e-permitting in 2021

Safety has always been a top priority in the building industry and that is clear looking at building codes, inspections, and permit processes in place to protect builders and communities from potential risk. E-permitting is a safe and secure data storage and communication solution that helps reduce risk with safer, more effective building permit processes.

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How Grey Highlands is thriving with e-permitting

More municipalities in Ontario are choosing Cloudpermit as their e-permitting solution, and we hosted a webinar in November to shed some light on why. Peter Rotenberg, Manager, North American Sales, was joined by Debbie Anderson, Chief Building Official for the Municipality of Grey Highlands, to share first-hand experience with Cloudpermit.

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What is the biggest barrier that holds municipalities back from switching to e-permitting?

Read frequent questions municipal building departments have about e-permitting. More municipalities across North America are switching from paper-based and legacy systems to e-permitting for their building permit processes, but there are still many municipalities who are hesitant or scared to make the switch.

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On-the-go inspection tool speeds up and increases reliability of the inspection process

The Cloudpermit e-permitting software includes a mobile inspection tool that facilitates the work of everyone involved in the building inspection process. The tool is developed to meet the requirements of municipalities and building inspectors.

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