We make the easiest permitting software on the planet.

  • Easily manage detailed property & permit information
  • Fully integrated with Cash Receipting and Accounting
  • Schedule, manage, and track inspections and violations
  • Print customized permits and certificates of occupancy

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Permitting software that’s easy to use

Improve your city’s permitting process and permit tracking with Black Mountain Software’s Permitting application. The software helps clerks and city managers efficiently maintain and use detailed property information, automatic fee calculations, inspection records, and many more details related to permitting.

Show Permitting Features
  • Maintain detailed property information to include subdivisions, occupancy classification, zoning, and property owner
  • Use multiple Permit Types
  • Establish major category types and sub-types of permits
  • Sub-type calculations include:
    • Minimum Fee
    • Percentage Valuation
    • Gross Area x Value
    • Amount
    • Fee Schedule
    • Unit x Value
  • Print customized permits and certificates of occupancy certificates using Microsoft Word ™ Merge functionality
  • Contractor and Subcontractor information is maintained in a database; Subcontractor information can be tied to a work table
  • Establish default expiration date for permits based on the approval date
  • Easy on-screen viewing of existing permits
  • Valuation Fee Schedule automates calculations of fees by establishing minimums, maximums, excluded, fee base, and percentage over base
  • Permit information can include Contractor, Subcontractors, Architect, Engineer, Inspections, and Violations
  • Complete inspection information can be noted for each permit entry which includes inspection date, status, inspector, and pertinent notes
  • Upload pictures taken at inspection sites
  • Complete violation information can be noted for each permit entry which includes violation, date, inspector, and pertinent notes
  • Create receipts for permits which are displayed with the permit and the Receipt Detail Report
  • Receipt against permits is also supported in Cash Receipting
  • Receipt entries create journal vouchers to be sent to Accounting when not done through Cash Receipting

Built-in Reports

Permitting enables you to selectively tailor reports. Choose from a large selection of built-in variations, all of which can be previewed on screen, sent to a file, or printer, or emailed to any number of recipients. Create your own simple reports using the built-in report writer.

Show Reports
  • Permit Detail by:
    • Permit Type
    • Unpaid Permits
    • Property #
    • Type
    • Subtype
    • Type, Subtype
    • Construction Type
  • Permit Summary by:
    • Type
    • Subtype
  • Activity by Month
  • Inspection Form
  • Scheduled Inspections by Date/Inspector
  • Inspection Schedule
  • Inspection Status Report
  • Permits by Contractor
  • Violation Report by Contractor
  • Receipt Summary
  • Receipt Detail


Download more details in our Printable Permitting PDF

What Our Customers Are Saying:

You are absolutely great with help and understanding. Without your help and without your software I would be up a creek without a paddle and with many sleepless nights and would need to take some stress relief pills.

Sharon S.–Clerk, Montana

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