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4 Lessons COVID-19 Reminds us About Building Department Cost-Effectiveness

April 16, 2020 | Joe DeRosa

It’s no secret that the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has wreaked havoc on your annual budget. Municipalities and Building Departments across the country aren’t unaffected by the recent economics, either.   However, in times like these it remains paramount to focus on what must go into creating and managing effective budgets. Fortunately, there are proven … Continued
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Process Improvement

How to Fix Your Building Department’s Plan Review Process

June 15, 2020 | Marie Buchholz

Whether you are a municipal leader or a building official, you may be familiar with the frustrations that go along with building plan review delays. Construction booms can bring an onslaught of permit applications that your staff might not be equipped to handle. Yet the thought of hiring more reviewers during these peak times, only … Continued

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Process Improvement

How to Reduce Project Delays During COVID-19

May 27, 2020 | Joe DeRosa

While COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on our lives, businesses, and communities, there are some actions you can take to help maintain day-to-day operations with as few disruptions as possible. Most of them, naturally, are centered around digital solutions. Even in the current remote-working environment, there’s a way to avoid growing project backlogs. For … Continued

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Are You Ready for Summer and a Post-COVID-19 Ramp Up?

May 26, 2020 | Marie Buchholz

Across much of our country, we’re returning to reliably warm weather, which typically triggers the busy season for construction. While we’ve seen a few modifications to the construction process in some of our communities, we know many of you need to keep to a tight schedule. It’s never too soon to prepare for the return … Continued

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Keep Projects Moving Safely with Remote Inspections

May 21, 2020 | Maria Scudella

COVID-19 has changed the way many businesses operate. Following social distancing measures, SAFEbuilt has stayed ahead of the curve to keep client projects moving. We strive to be the leader in innovative solutions for our clients, including the use of remote inspections. What are Remote Inspections? Simply put, a remote inspection uses video technology to … Continued

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As a new tool, EIFDs are partly a learning experience as more local governments begin to establish them.


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