Are You Ready for Summer and a Post-COVID-19 Ramp Up?
May 26, 2020 | Marie BuchholzAcross 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
It’s Time to Review Your Building Department’s Plan Review Process
March 26, 2020 | Marie BuchholzWhether you’re a municipal leader or building official, you’re probably all too 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 to … Continued
Ousting the Outsourcing Misconception
February 27, 2019 | Adrian SantaellaThere is an ever-increasing need for government entities to provide cost-effective services to their residents while maintaining the highest levels of service. With the budgetary issues many local governments still face after the Great Recession, many communities are turning to full governmental outsourcing solutions.
Top 3 Ways Electronic Plan Review (EPR) Helps Your Community
January 30, 2019 | Adrian SantaellaThere is a way for municipalities to simplify the permitting process and prevent plan review backlogs—helping them keep up with development, satisfy residents and businesses, and encourage the kind of ongoing improvement that communities want.