The Tempest Development Group

Premier software for local government
About Us

Revenue Management Systems

The Tempest suite of property software enables local governments to focus on all aspects of revenue operations.
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Community Development

Our suite of Community Development applications automates difficult tasks and streamlines permitting.
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Bylaws & Ticketing

Our Bylaw and Ticketing modules help local governments deliver cost-effective code enforcement and related services.
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eGovernment – MyCity

eGovernment – MyCity products empower citizens to define their relationship with their city.
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Intuitive by Design

Developed with the cooperation of cities, municipalities, and regional governments, our software allows staff and customers to view all aspects of a property in an environment that is both easy to use and comprehensive.

Implemented with Experience

Our extensive experience in the local government market uniquely qualifies us to provide your organization with a complete solution, starting with fit analysis consulting and leading you to post-implementation reviews and end-user training.
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Supported with Passion

Tempest Support staff are friendly, knowledgeable and empathetic.  With a combined 40 years of Tempest product experience, we are able to deliver the highest quality services, including assistance with upgrades and patches.


Who We Are

The Tempest Development Group is the pre-eminent supplier of Windows-based property and revenue systems for the local government sector. Tempest clients range in size from smaller municipalities, such as the City of Lynden, Washington (with a population of approximately 12,000), to large cities, such as the City of Vancouver, British Columbia (with a population in excess of 600,000 residents). Our extensive suite of products has earned a reputation for flexibility, scalability, and ease-of-use. In addition, our track record for delivering on-time and on-budget continues to set a benchmark in the Software Industry. We have a diverse team of municipal experts, many of whom come from the municipal government sector. This puts us in an ideal position to design and implement complex municipal solutions utilizing industry best practices. Our extensive experience and specialization in the local government market uniquely qualifies us to provide your organization with a complete solution, starting with fit analysis consulting and leading you to post-implementation reviews and end-user training.

What Our Clients Say

Bottom line: A great product! We find the software very straight forward, intuitive and easy to use. We have upgraded the software using our own IT technicians and Tempest technicians, in both cases the implementation of the upgrades has been very smooth with minimal downtime. The professionalism of the training is always high, as the instructor creates an environment that is both informational and fun. Tempest strives to continually offer great software backed by their technical support and training necessary to make their product an industry leader.

Fernando Pimentel

Deputy Treasurer/IT Manager, District of Oak Bay


The District of Saanich has been using the suite of Tempest applications since 2000. As a Tempest user, the Saanich Tempest User Group Coordinator and one of the members of the Tempest User Group Executive Committee, I can say that this product has been clearly designed for use by local governments. It is both easy to learn and easy to use. The product is excellent as is the emphasis by Tempest on providing good customer service. The annual User Conference is great!

Doug Stein

Manager of Collections (retired), District of Saanich

The City of St. Albert has relied heavily on the suite of Tempest modules for the last nine years as one of the City’s major corporate financial software applications. Tempest implementation staff have worked closely with staff at the City of St. Albert to ensure that the software meets the requirements for Alberta. Tempest customer support staff are knowledgeable about the software and extremely responsive going above and beyond on many occasions. User feedback is taken seriously by Tempest and incorporated in new releases. The City of St. Albert’s experience with Tempest has been very positive.

Carole Rowe

Manager of Application Services/Information Technology Services, City of St. Albert


The most important issue is that our end users are happy with the Tempest system. The modules are consistent and user-friendly. Implementation was smooth and easy once our information was available. Tempest is great to work with and we have found their on-going support unmatched…They have a fantastic team.

Dave Baines

Customer Service Manager/Tempest Manager, City of Lethbridge


Latest News

New Website Launched

Almost five years ago, we launched a new version of our corporate website. Five years is a long time on the Internet and Web technologies and usage patterns have changed dramatically. For example, in the US, mobile Internet usage has recently overtaken PC usage, and... read more

Tempest has a well earned reputation as a first rate technology company.

~Ron Begg

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Tempest Wins 2014 Triple Bottom Line Award

Tempest is proud to announce that it has won StarDyne Technologies’ Triple Bottom Line award for 2014. This is the 6th time Tempest has won the award! The Triple Bottom Line Award is composed of three important principles – Employee Satisfaction, Customer... read more


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