Who Needs a Drink? Alcohol Beverage Control Explained.

 Entitlements, Permit Blog, Permit News, Permit Planning, Permit Terminology, Permit Tips,
no Comment.    Jan 19, 2016 | 8:00 am


Getting started You have decided your hotel or restaurant needs some liquid courage on the menu, but as you type into your computer’s search engine you realize the state alcohol beverage control process is overwhelming. What type of license do you need? How many agencies do you need to work with? What if you get […]

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PERMIT PLACE ANNOUNCES SAN FRANCISCO EXPANSION

 Permit News, San Francisco, Uncategorized,
no Comment.    Jan 12, 2016 | 10:53 pm


Answering the rise of commercial construction and mixed-use space, Permit Place adds new San Francisco Office.   (LOS ANGELES, CA; January 5, 2016)— As commercial real estate developments in the northern California region grows at an exponential pace, Permit Place www.permitplace.com announces the opening of their new San Francisco office. Permit Place, the nation’s premier […]

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Permit Place Names Elizabeth Vernengo as San Francisco Project Manager

 Permit Blog, Permit Expediting, Uncategorized,
no Comment.    Jan 11, 2016 | 4:15 pm


Elizabeth Vernengo is Permit Place’s newest Project Manager in the San Francisco area. Elizabeth’s zeal and work ethic is evident from her impressive portfolio with the biggest names in the construction development industry. Diving into new adventures and being part of teams is not new for Elizabeth, who is a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo […]

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What Does A Permit Expediter Do?

 Permit Blog, Permit Planning, Permit Tips,
no Comment.    Jul 23, 2015 | 5:11 pm


What is a permit expediter? While you sit at the city or county, you see people wheeling in plans in carts.  They seem to know everyone.  They wave and laugh and call City employees by their first names.  Who are these people and why are they so popular.   Chances are you saw a permit expediter […]

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Courteous. Curious. Cooperative Wins The Day

 Permit Blog, Permit Tips,
no Comment.    Apr 24, 2015 | 6:54 pm


  The old adage, “you catch more flies with honey than you do vinegar” is just as true in the project development world. It is easy to forget when we enter a city for a plancheck meeting that the people behind the counter actually do want to be doing their job. By the time we […]

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How Contractors Got Your Back

 Contractors, Permit Tips,
no Comment.    Apr 02, 2015 | 4:29 pm


You do not have to work with a contractor to get your project done but sometimes it is the prudent thing to do when you need to get a building permit. The permitting requirements across the nations 25,000 local jurisdictions vary so widely, that it creates an opportunity to get into a lot of expensive […]

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What Is The Planning Commission

 Permit Blog, Permit Planning, Permit Terminology,
no Comment.    Apr 02, 2015 | 4:09 pm


A Planning Commission consist of five (5) or more residents whose members are appointed by cities or counties elected officials for a term established by the jurisdiction where they serve.  The commission promotes the health, safety and general welfare by encouraging the most appropriate use of the land.  They undertake long-range planning for development that […]

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How to Properly Identify a Property

 Permit Planning, Permit Tips,
no Comment.    Apr 01, 2015 | 8:13 pm


It’s difficult for a permitting or planning department to help you with your questions unless you have a good identification of the subject property or PIP (Properly Identifying the Property) as well call it. But, from where you stand it’s hard to get an accurate read on what the property actually is, which jurisdiction does […]

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The Early Bird Gets the…Plan Approval?

 Permit Planning, Permit Tips,
no Comment.    Apr 01, 2015 | 4:37 pm


Avoid taking a number and waiting. You can save hours every time just by arriving early in the morning with your building permit submittal package. Make sure you are there when the doors open. Check the office hours on the local permitting web site by check out our permitting links page.

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