• 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?

    This information includes required documents, steps involved in the process, and area-specific code..

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  • What is a Plan Check?

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

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  • Permits vs. Entitlements

    The permit process differs from the planning/entitlement process on many levels. What is the Permit..

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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 Permitting 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?

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

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

    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 BOE: Bureau of Engineering and How Does it Affect Building Permit Expediting.

    What to Do with the BOE: Bureau of Engineering Next in our series on restaurant permits is how to..

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