Leading Permitting, Licensing & Inspections Software

Streamline revenue and boost community interaction with SmartGov™

We’ve spent decades in the trenches with government organizations. And we’ve observed common struggles: reconciling data across teams, processing at scale, getting updates to applicants and creating reports.

That’s why we developed SmartGov, user-friendly, cloud-based software to help you:

  • Automate permitting and licensing processes to dramatically reduce processing time, cost and error
  • Streamline your plan review, reduce liability and increase transparency
  • Operate at peak efficiency — whether you're in the office or working remotely — with cloud-based and mobile solutions
  • Build a thriving community of informed, engaged taxpayers


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Each county and municipality has its own regulatory requirements, compliance and reporting standards. Our team has deep knowledge in each and is with you every step of the way.

"The ability for increased collaboration and accountability across departments has allowed for staff to process more permits more efficiently with a smaller number of staff than in previous years, leading to increased efficiency in the user of taxpayer dollars"

Jerome, Senior Planner

"The inspection module has worked out terrific. We went from having to be physically onsite, to within one day, staff developed a game plan of how to complete Skype inspections. We were able to troubleshoot and beta test, and now we’ve been completing virtual inspections for over a month, and it’s been working out seamlessly.”

Chris Phillips, Development Services Director, City of Mount Vernon

Why 12,000 organizations choose Dude Solutions:

Faster permitting, licensing and code enforcement

With SmartGov, lean workflows and automation bring speed to old, paper processes and drive costs down

Secure & flexible collaboration

Whether getting data from field to office and back, or improvising work arrangements, stay in sync and productive

Reduced time-to-revenue

Self-service portals and more efficient ops help you attract new business while reducing time-to-revenue