Paladin Data Systems Announces Ferndale, Washington As Newest SMARTGov Customer

City of Ferndale represents latest customer to convert from Black Bear’s PTWin Software.

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The City of Ferndale is excited to adopt SMARTGov as an important piece of our permit review process, known locally as the fastest review process in Northwest Washington. - Jori Burnett, Community Development Director

Poulsbo, WA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014

Paladin Data Systems Corporation announced the City of Ferndale, Washington today as its newest customer for its SMARTGov software solution, Paladin’s community development software that manages the full lifecycle of any permit, inspection, license, or code enforcement action for jurisdictions.

Paladin will implement its cloud based technology at City of Ferndale to track all aspects of zoning and codes including permit issuance, inspections, and code enforcement, and a public portal for self-service public access. The city will be transitioning from Black Bear’s PTWin software to the cloud based features of SMARTGov.

“We are excited to add the City of Ferndale to our growing list of SMARTGov customers. Ferndale is upgrading from PTWin software which includes comprehensive migration of all of their legacy data into SMARTGov for free. This is a great partnership between Paladin and the City as we will deploy and support SMARTGov via our cost-effective cloud deployment model. We anticipate a smooth transition and a long term relationship with Ferndale as SMARTGov offers many additional features available to Ferndale for future deployment,” said Jon Byrd, Paladin Sales Executive.

The City of Ferndale represents yet another former Black Bear PTWin to convert to SMARTGov. Paladin will implement its cloud based technology at Ferndale to track all aspects of zoning and codes including permit issuance, inspections, code enforcement, and a public portal for self-service public access. SMARTGov's online Public Portal helps jurisdictions reduce front counter as a full-featured extension of the jurisdiction's front counter services which enables the public to research local building trends, apply for a permit, view maps, pay fees, submit digital architectural drawings, request inspections, and even review public notice postings in a 24/7, self-help environment.

“The City of Ferndale is excited to adopt SMARTGov as an important piece of our permit review process, known locally as the fastest review process in Northwest Washington. The City’s existing permit tracking software (PTWin) is at the end of its useful life, and SmartGov’s software suite provides us with the ability to more-efficiently review permits while providing our customers and the general public with the ability to observe and monitor our review processes. We need to keep ahead of our competition, and Paladin will help us do that,” said Jori Burnett, Community Development Director.

Located in the northwest corner of Washington State near the Nooksack River, is a vibrant community of 11,415 people, located on the Interstate 5 corridor, approximately 6 miles north of Bellingham and 13 miles south of the Canadian Border. Located in Whatcom County the city has a total area of 6.69 square miles.

About SMARTGov
SMARTGov is a Web-based, software application developed by Paladin Data Systems to support community development functions including permitting, planning, inspections, code enforcement, licenses, fees, parcels, contractors and many others. SMARTGov is customizable, flexible, and interactive. It alerts you of problems, manages workflow, and prioritizes your projects. It can run on your servers or in the cloud as a service, and gives both your citizens and staff access to project data on the web 24/7.

About Paladin Data Systems Corporation
Winner of numerous prestigious awards that include Top DoD Program Award, Paladin Data Systems has developed a suite of cloud-based software products serving a wide-range of government agencies in all 50 states and 6 territories. Paladin’s national presence spans a diverse customer base including U.S. local governments, state departments, regional transportation agencies, and defense contractors. Paladin also provides software services such as interface development, implementation, database administration, and project management for numerous industries in both the public and private sector. For more information about Paladin Data Systems and the full suite of products available, please visit http://www.PaladinData.com.


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