January 3rd, 2020

Contractors having no worries about permitting

When the most gifted artist ever – Kanye West – is denied a building permit in Wyoming, do you toss up your hands and say, “if it happens to Kanye, how can I get my permit”. Or do you shake your head from side-to-side and give up? Or do you complain that jurisdictions are getting tougher than all get out and pulling building permits are too difficult? We know that from Austin to Miami to New York City and to small towns in Wyoming, permitting has it challenges. And while…

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December 6th, 2019

Contractors planning

We receive many calls from Contractors, Project Owners and Architects from across the country. Many are frustrated with their plans being stuck in permitting with no glimmer of hope that their permit will be issued any time soon. Some of these calls reveal tough designs that require changes to meet building codes and from reviewing the jurisdiction’s rejection comments, some of the callers’ problems were preventable on the frontend before submitting. To help you mitigate reasons for…

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November 9th, 2019

Helen Callier

HCCS Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni with Dr. Kim Burroughs, Director and Liz Carreno, Outreach and Recruiting Manager FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Media Contact: Helen Callier, President 281.312.9981 Mobile | helen@permitusnow.com President of PermitUsNow Participates in Greater Houston Partnership Thought Leadership Series for Business Leaders HOUSTON, Texas (November 8, 2019) – Helen Callier, President of Permit Us Now served as one of the participants in the Greater…

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November 5th, 2019

Contractors planning

So, a Contractor just finished the punch list on their customer’s renovated building; and they are feeling good that they wrapped up the project early and managed to make a good profit. After a few weeks, as the customer starts the process to sell their building, a fear rushes over them because they are unable to find proof of Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or evidence of a building permit is being pulled. Several attempts to reach the Contractor are futile with no one answering the…

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October 10th, 2019

Playing ball in permitting

Markets go up and down, but the requirements to comply with building codes and standards are a constant reality. That is one thing we have learned over the years of pulling building permits across many geographical regions. So, as other Contractors may complain about business slowing down in their area, know that like Jerry Rice, the greatest Wide Receiver in NFL history, it is best to play full out all the time in pulling building permits. Building permits keep you in compliance, provide…

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