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Inspection areas

Inspection areas represent a collection of neighborhoods within SmartGov. Each inspection area is assigned to a department and can have a default inspector.

Adding an Inspection Area

  1. Click on Administration from the navigation menu, then click Inspection Setup.
  2. Click Inspection Areas.
  3. Click the Create button.
  4. Enter a Name for the inspection area.
  5. Use the Description field to describe the area.
  6. Select a Department from the drop-down menu.
  7. Ensure the Active box is checked to display this area when configuring neighborhoods as well as associating an inspection area to a record.
  8. Add any neighborhoods associated with this inspection area. *Note: You may only associate a neighborhood to one inspection area per department.
    1. Click Add.
    2. Begin typing or click the magnifying glass icon () to view and select the Neighborhood you would like to add to this inspection area.
    3. Repeat this process to add any additional neighborhoods.
    4. Click the trash can icon () to remove a neighborhood from the inspection area.
  9. Click Save.
  10. Once you have saved the inspection area, you can select a Default Inspector from the drop-down menu. Click Save if any changes are made. *Note: If the Default Inspector does not meet the required qualifications for an inspection type, the inspection will not be automatically assigned to the inspector.

 

Managing Inspection Areas

  1. Click on Administration from the navigation menu, then click Inspection Setup.
  2. Click Inspection Areas.
  3. Click the Name of the inspection area.
  4. To change the Default Inspector, select the inspector from the drop-down menu.
  5. To remove a neighborhood from the inspection area, click the trash can icon ().
  6. To delete an inspection area, click Delete at the bottom of the page. *Note: If there are child records associated with the inspection area, you must inactivate the inspection area.
  7. If an inspection area is needed with similar configurations, you can easily copy the configurations from one inspection area to a new one.
    1. Click Copy.
    2. Enter a New Name and New Description.
    3. Select a New Department from the drop-down menu.
    4. Click Copy.