NORTH MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of North Miami today announced a new partnership with Gridics, a South Florida based real estate technology company, to adopt its next generation municipal zoning technology platform. The Gridics platform will help the City attract new developers while driving transparency by making it easier for regular citizens to visualize and interpret how the zoning requirements in the Land Development Regulation (LDR) applies to their specific property. City planning staff will also have access to the pro version of the Gridics 3D zoning software to visually test proposed zoning changes to the LDR and expedite permit requests before final adoption.
The Gridics 3D zoning platform utilizes the requirements in the zoning text with property records, parcel shapes and modern mapping technology to allow cities to visualize and calculate development potential such as setbacks, allowable heights and other dimensional requirements at the parcel specific level. With this first-of-its-kind capability, Gridics with deliver North Miami a new and improved 3D zoning map, a platform to directly update and publish their LDR text in real time and a robust software for staff to streamline processes and better service citizens.
"Our partnership with Gridics is an example of the investments we are making to leverage innovative new technologies that improve services and increase efficiencies for our neighbors while driving more efficient and transparent processes," said North Miami City Manager Larry M. Spring, Jr., CPA. "We are excited to partner with the Gridics team and to leverage their platform to drive smart development practices in support of making North Miami a better community."
"We are excited to add the City of North Miami to our platform but more importantly we look forward to partnering with City staff to help create a stronger North Miami for all," says Jason Doyle, CEO of Gridics. "At Gridics, our core mission is to do our part to make cities and communities better places to live, work and play. Zoning plays a foundational role in achieving that mission so we set out to make zoning easier to visualize and understand."
About Gridics: Headquartered in Miami, FL, Gridics is a real estate technology company developing targeted software applications in the areas of real estate development, zoning and market analysis. For more information, visit www.gridics.com.
About North Miami, Florida: North Miami, Florida (pop. 60,000+) is a diverse community, located midway between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. As the sixth largest city in Miami-Dade County, North Miami is committed to growth in its business community, while also focusing on issues such as education, the arts, leisure activities, and sustainability to provide a viable future for its residents and to preserve the City's rich history since incorporating in 1926. For more information, visit www.northmiamifl.gov.