Accela provides a platform of cloud-based software to governments of all sizes worldwide. The Accela Civic Platform includes solutions and mobile apps to cost-effectively manage critical enterprise functions and foster greater citizen engagement. From asset, land and legislative management to licensing, finance, environmental health and more, Accela's software drives efficiency for over 2,200 governments worldwide. More than 80% of America's 50 largest cities have implemented at least one of Accela's many solutions.


  • Land Management

    Facilitate the regulatory activities for use and development of land resources within your jurisdiction.

  • Licensing

    Regulate occupational and operational activity that requires registration, accreditation and renewal.

  • Asset

    Manage inventory, service requests, work orders, condition assessments and maintenance of infrastructure assets.

  • Legislative Management

    Manage your legislative and public meetings and engage your community while saving time and money.

  • Citizen Relationship Management

    Simplify community engagement and empower citizens to report issues with a 24/7 web portal.

  • Environmental Health

    Promote and enforce the health, safety and quality of life in your community.

  • Finance and Administration

    Fuel fast, accurate work with cloud-based solutions to automate finance, utility billing, HR, property tax and payroll tasks.

  • Right of Way Management

    Offer visibility and real-time insight into street projects and activities that occur within the public right of way.

  • Utility Billing

    Leverage a straightforward and flexible utility and billing system that provides online bill payment for local governments and utility districts


Accela Contract Guide

GSA Schedule Contracts

GSA Schedule 70

GSA Schedule 70 GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y Term: December 20, 2011- December 19, 2021

SEWP Contracts


Contract Number: Group A Small: NNG15SC03B Group D Other Than Small: NNG15SC27B Term: May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2020

State & Local Contracts


Contract # CMAS 3-12-70-2247E Term: through March 31, 2022

Fairfax County IT Hardware, Software, & Services

Virginia- Fairfax County CONTRACT EXPIRATION: October 4, 2020 (with 5 option years)

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA)

Term: through November 30, 2021

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA - TCPN)

Term: through November 30, 2021

Texas DIR-TSO-4288

Texas DIR Contract: DIR-TSO-4288 Contract Period: Through February 21, 2021 (with 2 option years)



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The Accela Civic Platform is a suite of solutions that enables government to easily connect, interact, and engage with citizens, agencies can build the bridge of engagement between themselves and the citizens they serve. Check out this infographic!

Learn more on how Accela improved transparency and streamlined the entire meeting process.

Before, it wasn't unusual for a developer on a new commercial project to wait 90 days for all the required building permits to be issued.
Now, they've decreased the turnaround to as little as seven to eight days." -Mathew McElroy, Director of Planning and Inspections, El Paso, TX

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