AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – Residents and businesses looking for permits and licenses in Amherst can now apply online.
A new online permitting and licensing portal currently offers applications for building, electrical, gas and plumbing permits; rental registration; health licenses; parking permits, fire department permits; planning, conservation and many more.
The online portal also offers the Town of Amherst multiple ways to manage permitting, licensing, and code enforcement, including:
- Automating operational processes associated with permitting, licensing and code enforcement.
- Providing businesses and residents with access to critical information surrounding the process.
- Reviewing, approving, and issuing permits and licenses from a single digital platform; and the ability to schedule inspections with ease.
- Improving staff and community insights for more informed decision-making.
Amherst is now one of more than 1,000 public sector organizations that utilizes OpenGov to streamline processes designed specifically for government business.