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Accela provides the leading civic engagement platform, powering thousands of services and millions of transactions daily for large and small public agencies worldwide. We connect governments to people and accelerate and streamline core civic land management, licensing, asset management and public health and safety processes:

  • Land Management: Facilitate the regulatory activities for use and development of land resources within your jurisdiction, including permitting and inspections, planning and zoning, and code enforcement.
  • Licensing: Regulate occupational and operational activity that requires registration, accreditation and renewal, such as alcohol beverage control, business, occupational and professional, and real estate licensing.
  • Asset Management: Monitor the operation, maintenance, upgrade and disposal of tangible and intangible assets, including public works, parks and recreation, wastewater collection and more.
  • Public Health and Safety: Promote and enforce the health, safety and quality of life in your community, including fire safety; health inspections for restaurants, hospitals and more; and rapid damage assessment.

Together with our partners, Accela can custom-tailor solutions based on precise agency specifications or deploy packaged solutions in a matter of a few weeks. Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs.

Accela’s public sector experience, proven technology and passion for civic innovation make us the platform of choice for agencies seeking to improve government and community engagement. At Accela, civic excellence + civic engagement = civic good.

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Accela: Better Government through Civic Engagement Resource

Turning Local Business Owners Into Rock Stars: Best Practices In Getting Through the “Red Tape”

How do you make it easier for business owners to open and operate businesses in your community? Are outdated systems making it difficult to manage your licensing approval processes and renewals? Join Digital Communities for a live teleconference as we discuss best practices in business licensing technology to improve customer service and increase revenue-generating activities.

Accela: Better Government through Civic Engagement Resource

A Developer’s Dream: How Oregon State Government Was Able to Accelerate Economic Growth

Tired of hearing builders and contractors complain about permits? So were the hard-working employees at Oregon’s Department of Consumer and Business Services. So, when they were able to offer the nation’s first statewide, electronic building permits system – it was love at first sight.

Accela: Better Government through Civic Engagement Resource

Why Now Is the Time for Government Agencies to Move to the Cloud

Find out how migrating to the cloud helps government agencies maximize their resources, improve mobility and productivity, increase security and extend access to new solutions.

Accela: Better Government through Civic Engagement Resource

The City of McAllen, Texas, Keeps Up with Nonstop Growth by Automating the Permitting and Inspection Process

Nonstop growth motivated the City of McAllen, Texas (population of 130,000), to make it easier for building developers and trade professionals around the state to work with the city. In response, McAllen implemented a solution that decreased the amount of time it takes to issue commercial and residential building permits and conduct inspections.