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What is GOVmotus?

GOVmotus is a Web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that provides solutions to manage, automate, and track community development processes. With standard packages or tailored configuration, GOVmotus is designed for permitting and licensing functions that replace complex time-consuming paperwork.

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Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a non-profit organization, provides building department services, disaster relief, inspections, and quality assurance to jurisdictions that spans more than 35 years. IBTS has strived to provide general welfare while meeting the challenges of communities.

GOVmotus is an innovative software solution for local building departments.

The GOVmotus Advantage

Improved Operational Efficiency

Improved Operational Efficiency

GOVmotus streamlines permitting from application intake through completion. Permitting becomes a centralized, automated, and sequential process.

Easy Configuration and Low-Cost Implementation

GOVmotus is designed to be both affordable to small and mid-sized jurisdictions while remaining competitive with the features and functions of high-end systems.

Reduced Administrative Time

The GOVmotus contractor portal allows users to apply and pay for permits, while interacting with the permitting staff from the convenience of their office.


All documents associated with a permit are linked and permanently stored so data archival and retrieval is simple and fast. Built-in fee calculators ensure ordinance compliance and reduces loss of revenue.

Increased Citizen Satisfaction

Communication between applicants and other municipal departments is enhanced. User roles and automated notifications speed up communication.