California Code Wars: Best California Permit Expediter

Being a California permit expediter I see firms from all over the nation try to break into the California market and not realize there are additional regulations tied to working in my home state. We’re going to talk, at a high level, conservation and energy regulations and some special reviews. While other states have adopted these regulations they have adopted them differently. California Evironmental and Energy Laws No conversation on California regulations would be complete without mentioning CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act). This act mandates state and local governments to identify environmental impacts and actions they will take to avoid …

Apr 18, 2018 By admin

Why We Became America’s Favorite Permit Expediter

I’m often asked why I decided to become a permit expediter and I’m more than happy to give them an account as to the need for a quality permit expediter in the industry. First, I chose to become a permit expediter to create the mom and pop feel of a small company and bring that to national brands. Essentially, marry the efficiency and business savy of national retail brands to the specialized attention of smaller firm. Now, let’s talk about how we became America’s favorite permit expediter Solutions Approach Before I started Permit Advisors Inc I realized that many permit …

Apr 11, 2018 By admin

Do Permit Expediting Services Save You Money?

Although most development firms understand the business value of a permit expediter some still have reservations about permit expediting services. Mostly, these folks are under the impression these services are a luxury rather than a necessity. When the budget allows you should get one but when you don’t have the budget they aren’t absolutely necessary so go it alone. How wrong can these folks be! Let’s look at how plancheck reviews, the types of materials in a space, and the permitting timeline itself plays a role in the overall budget of a project. I think, by the time you’re done …

Apr 4, 2018 By admin

How to Draft Plans Like a Commercial Building Permit Expediter

Half the battle with getting commercial building permits approved is ensuring your plans are drafted according to the local jurisdiction; in this article I will help you draft your plans like a commercial building permit expediter. I can’t give you the exact trick for city because each city likes plans to be put together in a different way. But, here is a starting place for your plans. Table of Contents: Make sure your table of contents matches your…erm contents. No joke this has become a common enough problem that I feel need to highlight them here. Stapled Correctly: Different cities …

Mar 28, 2018 By admin