01 June 2021

Hindmarsh Shire Council uses Greenlight OPM to fast track Building Permit Process

Most building works require a building permit irrespective of their size and cost. Hindmarsh Shire Council has collaborated with Greenlight OPM to help their customers register and apply for permits. Greenlight OPM is a web based product developed by E-VIS for Councils to receive building applications from applicants. Hindmarsh Shire Council, now welcomes applications online, via email, over the counter or posted. One can also lodge the applications online via the new online portal powered by Greenlight or via email or over the counter or posted.

Greenlight building module allow applicants to apply for permits online and they can make use of the portal to make payments for statutory fees and other relevant processing fees. Applicants can track the real time progress of their applications, provide more data and upload documents through the portal as well. Using Greenlight applicant portal dramatically simplifies the user experience and saves both the applicant and the Council staff, time, and effort to process the same.

Building team is now empowered to carry out all building related activities such as report and consents, property information requests, building enforcements via the Greenlight building module. Hindmarsh Shire Council building team then assess the information provided by the applicant. If required, further information is requested via the online portal. Once all information is received Hindmarsh Shire Council building team can prepare the permits using the built-in permit templates within the system. Permits contain multiple conditions, which the staff are able to add to the permit easily, from a preconfigured condition list.

Hindmarsh Shire Council recently hosted online information sessions to explain the requirements. The recorded sessions can be accessed by clicking on the below link.

Online Info Sessions from 10 and 17 March 2021

The Greenlight Portal dramatically simplifies user experience, streamlining the processing system within Council, permitting the Customer Service groups to convey a more effective and ideal support to the residents.


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