Vuori Retail Permits in Long Beach

On-Time Retail Permit Expediting for Vuori in Long Beach, California

Permit Place recently spearheaded a vital project for Vuori, a new 2,800 square foot retail space in a bustling Long Beach, California shopping center. This case study outlines the challenges, strategies, and ultimate success of this complex project.


The Vuori renovation required a suite of permits: Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, and Fire. One major hurdle emerged when, after securing Building Approval, we discovered the plans had not been routed within the city for Fire Department sign-off.

This city oversight necessitated swift action and collaboration with city officials and the general contractor (GC) to expedite the process.

Project Win

Despite the unforeseen challenge, our team’s proactive approach paid dividends. We leveraged our expertise and relationships to rectify the issue with the Fire Department within one business day, a significant feat under the circumstances. Our collaboration with the GC ensured accurate and timely information exchange, facilitating a smooth transition throughout the process.

The project’s crowning achievement was the first-round approval of all MEPs (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) permit. Our initial estimate for the turnaround time was 8 weeks, and we met this target precisely, demonstrating our commitment to efficiency and precision in project management.

How We Help

Due Diligence

  • Fee and timeline estimates
  • Answers to important questions
  • Research into potential issues

Document Collation

  • Collect required documentation
  • Review form accuracy
  • Compile complete submittal packets

Plan Submittal

  • Attend plan check meetings
  • Fill out all paperwork
  • Manage receipts and fee payments

Comments & Corrections

  • Negotiate on your behalf
  • Coordinate revisions with stakeholders
  • Resubmit permit packets

Ready to Issue

  • Final fee calculations
  • Contractor consulting
  • Final ready-to-issue paperwork

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Let’s schedule 30 minutes to discuss your project and how Permit Place can help make the permit approval process easier.