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Highway Licensing & Permits Software

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StarGo - Highway Licensing & Permits Solution

Online portal for applicants to apply and pay for highway licences.

Back-office solution for local authorities to review applications and manage the approval and compliance process.

Highway inspectors smartphone application to track active/inactive permits out in the field, and issue an FPN if required

Cardiff Council

Increased their overall revenue by 41%.

Cardiff Council, like many other authorities, has the challenge of effectively managing their licensing, permits

Kent County Council

Increased renewal rates to 38%.

Providing residents and business owners with a solution to apply for and manage...

StarGO processes multiple types of licences for UK councils including:

  • Skips

  • Scaffolding

  • Table & chairs

  • Cranes, cherry pickers & MEWPS

  • Materials on the highway

  • Hoardings

  • A-boards

  • Shop displays

  • Crossovers / dropped kerbs

  • TTROs

  • Bus stop suspensions

  • Section 50s

  • Section 171s

  • Containers, welfare units

  • Street names & numbering

  • Traffic surveys

  • Local searches

  • And more...

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System integration

StarGO aims to eliminate the rekeying of data by automatically synchonising with approved permits with solutions such as the DfT's Street Manager. StarGO can also inteface to payment gateways and other third-party systems to display information such as One.Network 

Street Manager will plot StarGO permits on a map displaying their start/end dates, licence number, and activity type e.g. Skip licence

Street Manager integration

For Applicants

  • Online account creation to apply, renew and pay for permits, licences or council services.
  • Ability to store supporting documents against an account.
  • Track status of applications.
  • Apply via a smartphone or web browser.

For Back-Office Users

  • Review all account and licence information.
  • Authorise permits and licences with the click of a button.
  • Customisable report templates.
  • Integrated e-mail tool to correspond with customers or internal council teams.

For Highway Inspectors

  • Track active/inactive permits whilst in the field.
  • Targeted enforcement using Google Maps.
  • Issue FPNs for breaches.
  • Print FPNs to Bluetooth printers.
  • Minimal setup time.
  • Cloud based.
  • Integrates with DfT Street Manager.
  • No re-keying of data required.
  • Collect payments at time of application.
  • Integrates with existing payment systems.
  • All application data transferred to the back office.
  • Reduce processing time.
  • Automate renewal reminders to increase compliance and cost recovery.
  • Online applications
    Applicant can easily create an online account to apply, renew, request an amend and pay for a licence or permit.. The site is fully responsive and can be accessed via smartphone or a web browser, allowing users to apply for permits anywhere and at anytime of the day.
  • Multi user function
    Applicant can create multiple users under a single account and store all permits under a single company record.
  • Online correspondence
    Applicant can view and download all correspondence relating to a permit or licence application.
  • Multiple application submission
    Customers can apply and pay online for multiple applications in a single transaction using our shopping basket.
  • Account documentation
    Stores supporting documents on a customer account such as public liability insurance, including expiry dates. Sending reminder emails at point of expiry and stop applicants applying without valid documentation.
  • Supporting documentation
    Applicants upload supporting documents as part of a specific application, such as traffic management plans for review as part of the approval process in the back office management portal.
  • Track applications
    Applicants can track the status of their applications at every stage of the process, with automated status updates and emails sent from the management portal.

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  • Single, easy to use application
    Review and action all accounts, documents. applications and emails from a single cloud based easy to use system.
  • Dashboard
    Manage workload, allocation and team priorities. Allocating work by borough or area, filter on application status, date received, start or expiry date and more.
  • Manage pricing
    Manage pricing for all permit and licences via the management portal, including setting annual increases to come into affect on a specific date.
  • Email management
    Automated emails for receipt, payment, approval, expiry reminders. individual emails sent directly from the portal and stored against the licence application. Compose and send any emails directly from the portal and store against the licence application for reference. Manage all email templates and mailing lists within the portal.
  • System integration
    No rekeying of data, StarGo automatically syncs approved permits with systems such as Street Manager.
  • Report management
    Generate custom reports using our report builder, save templates and download data instantly.
  • Targeted enforcement
    Check for valid/active/expired permits whilst out in the field and increase compliance. Gather evidence and issue FPN’s for non-compliance.

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  • Up to date permit information at your fingertips
    Display data relating to a permit application, company account name, address on permit application, permit type, permit status, contact information and permit expiry date. Highways Inspectors can also view the full terms and conditions of a permit.
  • GPS mapped permit information 
    Using a devices in-built GPS and Google Maps, view active and inactive permits within a 500m radius or beyond.
  • Search / filter permit information
    Search for permit information via company name or street name. Filter results by active or inactive permits. Permit information is displayed in a colour coded list.
  • Easy to install
    No software installation or app store is required. Our Highway Inspectors app uses your devices existing web browser.
  • Works online or offline
    Information is cached in your devices browser and will be sent once a connection has been re-established.
  • Targeted enforcement
    Use your device to gather evidence and issue FPN’s for non-compliance.

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