Permitting Portals for
 

Guide applicants through the permitting process, and reduce staff time spent on Q&A.

OpenCounter builds tools for local governments that help them streamline service delivery to residents. Our portals guide applicants through complex permitting workflows so applicants can understand the full scope of their projects before they get started. This cuts down on trips to City Hall, and saves staff time on pre-application meetings.

Our Products

Business Portal

Help entrepreneurs to understand the costs and requirements of starting a business.

Residential Portal

Show homeowners how to stay in compliance on home improvement projects.

Special Events Portal

Guide event planners through the process of organizing large-scale events in public spaces.

Zoning Portal

Help applicants to understand how the zoning ordinance will impact site selection and project requirements.

Features & Benefits

Modern

Modern Design

We build beautiful interfaces to core government services.

Configure

Tuned to Your City

We configure OpenCounter for each city’s rules and regulations—in weeks, not years.

Accessible

Accessible

OpenCounter can be translated into over 40 languages to make the permitting process accessible for all.

Public

Public Sector Professionals

Our team comes from the public sector so we know how things work.
Modern

Modern Design

We build beautiful interfaces to core government services.

Configure

Tuned to Your City

We configure OpenCounter for each city’s rules and regulations—in weeks, not years.

Accessible

Accessible

OpenCounter can be translated into over 40 languages to make the permitting process accessible for all.

Public

Public Sector Professionals

Our team comes from the public sector so we know how things work.
Language

Simple language

We translate the language of the municipal code into intuitive instructions for applicants.

Modern

Modern Design

We build beautiful interfaces to core government services.

Configure

Tuned to Your City

We configure OpenCounter for each city’s rules and regulations—in weeks, not years.

Public

Public Sector Professionals

Our team comes from the public sector so we know how things work.
Accessible

Accessible

OpenCounter can be translated into over 40 languages to make the permitting process accessible for all.

California

Handmade in California

Our team is based in San Francisco, and brings the best practices of Silicon Valley to City Hall.

Case Study

City of San Diego

Learn how the City of San Diego drives economic development while saving thousands of hours of staff time.

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In the Press

OpenCounter Wins Mayor's Matchup

OpenCounter was selected as the winner of the Civic Tech Pitch Competition at the 86th annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Read more

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