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Beacon/ is the 
GovTech solution allowing users to view local government information and related records online.

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Beacon/ combines web-based GIS data reporting tools including CAMA and tax into a single, user-friendly web application that is designed with your needs in mind. Read more >>


Beacon/ never sleeps. Over half of the usage happens when the offices are closed.


A detailed report (parcel summary; residential, tax administration & CAMA, valuation, tax history, taxation, photos, sketches, & more) viewed all on one page with an email link.


Our robust search tools support searches by name, address, parcel ID, or map. With the advanced search modules, you can search by neighborhoods, plats, DBA, as well as comparable properties search.


No new hardware. No app or plug-in needed. Runs on your web browser. Parcel map features are linked to data reports. Layers include parcels, major roads, soils, water, bridges, zoning, school districts, voting districts, and more.

Beacon/™ is an interactive public access tool that allows users to view county and city information, public records and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) via an online portal. Beacon/ combines both web-based GIS and web-based data reporting tools including CAMA, assessment, and tax, into a single, user-friendly web application that is designed with your needs in mind.

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With Beacon/, give your community the tools to do their own research, on their own time, from any internet accessible device!  Online 24/7!  Beacon/ is a quick, user-friendly and affordable web portal blending searching, reporting, and mapping for every community. Beacon/ never sleeps. Over half of the usage happens when the offices are closed. Thus your organization increases in visibility and exposure, as well as increasing services to taxpayers, when and where the users need it. Let us help you! It's easier than you think!

No middle-man to get your site up!  We're there from start to finish with our turn-key solution!

Our tabbed navigation interface creates an intuitive, user-friendly experience whether on desktop, tablet, or mobile. Get reliability with usage reports and our failover systems!

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  • Website information is updated daily with industry-leading software.

  • Unsurpassed customer service and technical helpdesk support, available via email or phone.

  • Search by name, map, address, parcel or account number, legal description, or sales.

  • User-defined styles with a custom domain name and email accounts available.

  • No new hardware, no app or plug-in needed. Works on all browsers.

  • We make the transition of your public records to the internet quick, affordable, and easy!

With smaller budgets and larger demand for services, local governments across the country are realizing the value in making their data available online for public and internal users. We offer a complete turn-key service that contains all related costs, including website design, set-up, search engine, connection costs, server costs, updates, and 24-hour automated monitoring. We also include assistance setting up your static information web pages and downloadable forms, as well as unlimited use of our "template library" of common appraisal information web pages (which may be customized as your office dictates). Our ''Cost To Service Ratio'' is unmatched. We offer this service as a budget maker - not a budget breaker!

Because of our experience and knowledgeable staff, Schneider Geospatial can set up your site in a matter of days, compared to other companies that can take an average of two or more months. By offering a fast turnaround time, Beacon/ can assist your organization in drawing value and a return on investment immediately. Beacon/ also provides you the ability to pick the hosting plan and features that best serve the needs of your organization and community.


Allow your users to quickly lookup property data (including sales) and GIS while saving them and your office the time and money of a courthouse visit. Use our fast servers and proven search capabilities to enable your users to access all the information you feel will be most helpful. No long waits for server or connection setups - and data updates are seamless! Backup power systems, standby generators, content back-ups, and 24/7 automated monitoring ensures you a 99.99% uptime!

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Schneider Geospatial works for you! No extra staff or major duties are required by your team. No equipment, connection, or server maintenance to worry about. Once you decide on the data you feel is right for your operation the rest is automatic. Beacon/'s user-friendly search capabilities will put your office on the leading frontier of cost-efficient and convenient customer service!

Don’t have a fully developed GIS? No problem, Beacon/ can provide a public portal for other public information. Users will be able to access local information by pulling public databases pertaining to assessment, CAMA, tax, real estate, cemetery records, document management, utility billing systems, permits, recorded documents, reports, and more, up to a consolidated search portal.


Guidepost is the nationwide search engine that provides a view of local government data from 50,000 feet. It centralizes the search for information across all Beacon/ sites into one location offering quick searches across jurisdictions. Guidepost™ allows for the segmentation of those searches based on basic geographic or common attribute knowledge for the users. 

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  • One of the largest GovTech providers in the country!

  • Serving over 1,000 communities across the nation.

  • Over 26 million unique users annually.

  • Over 23 million parcel records hosted and regularly updated.

  • Last year, our websites answered over 504 million questions!

  • Saved over 106 million trips to local offices last year.

  • 80% of the visitors are return users.

  • Lowers counter and phone traffic, saving an average of 25 labor hours daily per site.

  • 24/7/365 access to local government records.

  • Works on all web browsers and all mobile devices.

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Informed Insights: Streamlining Services for Better Citizen Engagement

May 7, 2024
11 AM ET / 10 AM CT

In this webinar, we'll unveil how counties, cities, and towns of all sizes are transforming their services with Beacon which streamlines public access leads to substantial time and cost savings for everyone involved, from government officials to citizens.


During the session explore:

  • Empowering Community Access: Learn how to enable communities to access property information effortlessly, empowering citizens to make informed decisions on their own

  • Effortless Service Enhancement: Discover how to enhance your government services by providing a user-friendly platform for accessing property data, leading to improved efficiency and satisfaction

  • Cost and Time Savings: Explore the tangible benefits of significant cost and time savings for both government agencies and constituents

Register now to gain valuable insights into enhancing transparency and efficiency within your community.

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