Permitting 101

Permitting 101: Permit Basics

Applying for a building permit does not have to be a frustrating process.  It’s amazing how things can change when you educate yourself about the permit process and can walk into the building department with confidence that you are prepared for a submittal.  Here are ten ways for getting building permits through fast and efficiently.

 1. Being cooperative
2. Being courteous
3. Asking the right questions
4. Early agency contact
5. Using the pre-submittal process
6. Contents of a detailed cover sheet
7. Staying in touch with reviewers
8. Handling information requests
9. Educating yourself on the building permit process
10. Official stamping of submittals
11. Let Permit Place check your submittals prior to going to the jurisdiction


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