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Boston, MA, USA

Local Governments Helped

Cincinnati, OH, USA
Orlando, FL, USA
San Diego, CA, USA

Challenges Addressed

Citizen Engagement
Civic Technology
Systemic Stressors
Essential Services



Team Members

Leslie Obletz
Demand Generation Manager
Ian McMahon

About OpenCounter

OpenCounter builds tools for local governments that help them streamline service delivery to residents. Portals guide applicants through complex permitting workflows so applicants can understand the full scope of their projects before they get started. This cuts down on trips to City Hall, and saves staff time on pre-application meetings.

Services Provided

OpenCounter streamlines the permit discovery process by calculating the required permits and fees for business and residential projects. In doing so, it cuts down on staff time in pre-application meetings.


U.S. Conference of Mayors Civic Tech Pitch Winner