• What is a Permit Expediter?

    What is a Permit Expediter? A Permit Expediter is a trained professional that advises clients..

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  • What is Due Diligence at Permit Advisors?

    At Permit Advisors, due diligence forms the foundation of our projects. Due diligence is a key step..

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  • What is a Plan Check and How Does it Affect Permit Expediting?

    What is a Plan Check? A jurisdiction reviews and makes comments on permit applications and building..

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  • Permits vs. Entitlements

    What is the Permit Process? The permit process differs from the planning/entitlement process on..

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  • Types of Building Permits

    A building or construction permit is an approval issued by the city or government agency having..

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  • How to Prepare for a Smooth Permit Expediting Process

    Whenever a project is accepted, there are three key elements that must be verified so that we can..

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  • Common Mistakes a Permit Expediter Prevents

    For construction to commence on a piece of land, the proper permits must be issued. Any factors..

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  • Permits Related to Seismic Retrofits and Fault Lines

    What is a Seismic Retrofit? Seismic activity is not foreign to California where, according to..

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  • What is a Conditional Use Permit and How Does it Affect Permit Expediting?

    Conditional Use Permits, or CUPs for short, are permits that require discretionary approval from..

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  • What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law passed by Congress in 1990. It was..

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  • What is the Bureau of Engineering (BOE)?

    The Bureau of Engineering (BOE), commonly known as Public Works, is the department within a..

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  • How to Find Permit Expediters Outside of My Area

    There are five basic principles to finding permit expediters outside of an area you are more..

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  • Hotel Building Permits

    Pre-Submittal Planning Process For large projects such as as hotels, the planning process actually..

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  • What are Architectural Plans and How Does it Affect Permit Expediting?

    There are three major components to obtaining an efficient permit approval: 1) sound architectural..

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  • What is a Nonconforming Use or Structure?

    The term ‘tenant improvement’ or ‘tenant fit-out’ refers to making alterations to an..

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