Building Permit Status Definitions

Building Permit Status

The building permit approval process involves a series of steps, including application submittal, plan check review, comments and corrections, and permit approval. At each step, your permit is given a status. While the terminology may change slightly, the statuses are consistent across all city and county jurisdictions. Knowing the definition of each status and what’s […]

California Liquor Licenses: Types, Costs, Timeframes and How to Get One

To sell any type of alcohol in California, you must hold the proper liquor license. The tricky part is there are roughly 80 different types of liquor licenses available, each specific to the type of facility, sale and form of alcohol as well as where it is consumed. Understanding details like each license’s overall purpose, […]

Local Government Approvals Nation-Wide?

Permit Place can and does get local approvals nation-wide. Development teams consistently look for the “local guy” to help projects get pushed through the local government process. But, this search can be itself a full-time job. Permit Place is the local guy nationally. We are a permit expediting, entitlement, and alcohol consulting firm for the […]

Get California State Approval for Your Liquor License

How to get California State Approval for Your Liquor License The state of California’s Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) evaluates liquor license eligibility based on owner’s background and findings from the local jurisdiction. The state process needs to occur at the same time as the local application process. However, the state level approval will not happen […]

5 Steps to Get Local Approval for Your Liquor License

[activecampaign form=5] Getting Local Approval for Your Liquor License Can Be Complex Any mention of getting local approval for your liquor license should include a nod to how complex the process is, there are variances/change of use permits required, public hearings, fees, and ever-changing time frames while at the same time the maze-like process of state […]

California Restaurant Liquor License Types

There are many types of liquor licenses available for California businesses. Picking the right liquor license depends on many factors and what you serve at your establishment. Let’s discuss the various types of liquor licenses in California and which one is right for your business.   Find the Right California Liquor License How Many Types of […]

Who Needs a Drink? Alcohol Beverage Control Explained.

Permit Place explains California ABC

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 […]

Covenants, Contracts and Restrictions

Covenants, Contracts and Restrictions. CC&R’s Good Golly, Miss Molly!  If you live in a subdivision that has covenants and restrictions you may be severely limited in what you can build even if the jurisdictions approve your plans and issue you a building permit. In this article, I will provide a quick overview about what CC&R’s […]

What Is The Planning Commission

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 […]