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City of Fresno FAASTER class 2018

October 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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Course Title: City of Fresno New Online Permitting and Planning Submission Software Training Seminar – FAASTER


Course Description: Attendees will get a hands on, interactive training of how to use the new City of Fresno software platform now being used for all building related submission of drawings and documents, in an effort to help improve the permitting process and turnaround time for local architects and design professionals. As the 5th largest California City, this new software is aimed to increase productivity and improve the permitting response time with cloud-based Civic Technology. FAASTER has been launched to help the City of Fresno streamline service delivery, with a more efficient way for staff to process the increased volume of permitting applications. Fresno residents, developers, and design professionals now have a more transparency into the City’s ability to meet demand. FAASTER is an example of how the City of Fresno is leveraging the positive impact that technology can have by building a better community, improving the citizen experience, improving efficiency, all while fostering an improved two-way communication between citizens and government.

Learning Objectives: Enables attendees to use new modern electronic plan submittal software to meet service and process requests Use software in real time, and ask Building Department representative questions as they arise. Interact with City of Fresno Building Department to learn how to improvements to project submittal process have been made Enables users to have a more transparent permitting process experience with City Staff Enable users to learn how to use software across device platforms, increasing productivity in real life work site conditions that are common place for many professionals

Presented by: Bonique Emerson was the project manager who handled the implementation of the Accela land management system for all of the City of Fresno (including Building, Planning, Code, Fire, DPU, and PW). She is most familiar with the details of the Planning module but has an understanding of the entire system and all modules.

Course Number: AIASJCF102318
Approved for 1.5 AIA CEU Learning Unit

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Space is very limited so sign up today Seminar will be held in room 1054 at Fresno City Hall.

Check in at 8:00 am
Presentation starts promptly at 8:30 am


October 23, 2018
8:00 am - 11:00 am
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