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Gridics' Municipal Zoning Platform Allows Citizen Self-Service Smarter Planning

Gov CIO Outlook | Thursday, March 25, 2021

Gridics develops cutting edge technology that facilitates analysis of a city's zoning ordinance and enables for the visualization of changes in a built environment.

FREMONT, CA: Gridics is revolutionizing zoning, housing, and development capacity analysis with its patented zoning calculation engine, offering cities detailed zoning data for every parcel. Leveraging the Gridics platform, staff and citizens get remote access to the data through a unified zoning portal that couples property search tools, code text publishing, and a robust 3D zoning map. Since the release of its Municipal Zoning Platform less than two years ago, Gridics has been embraced by several Florida cities of all sizes and with various levels of complexity in zoning, including Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

The partnership with Gridics has been outstanding, and through the platform, the company is offering innovative new tools to the public while boosting process efficiency and mitigating costs. Their recent addition, the City of Hollywood, is the second-largest city in Broward County. The Gridics platform visions to make it seamless for residents, investors, and developers to do business and communicate with the city to get the data they require as efficiently as possible. These advanced tools developed by Gridics enable Hollywood users to quickly see the City landscape and the options available to them for building and development.

The City of Miami Beach recently announced the start of a zoning code rewrite. It turned to the Gridics platform to visualize their existing code in 3D through the Gridics MuniMap can make it easier to visually convey to citizens and stakeholders the proposed code changes while enhancing citizen information access in the meantime.

Besides the larger Florida cities above, Gridics has also been embraced by Coral Gables, North Miami, Winter Haven, and the Village of Balharbour. Its mission is to help develop better cities by arming cities with in-depth zoning and development capacity data for every parcel in their city for the first time. Without a zoning property record database for every parcel in the city, it's like asking for directions to go anywhere versus leverages the smartphone's GPS map.

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