May 10th, 2019

Contractors planning

Architects, developers, contractors, project owners, and others involved in construction projects want to obtain building permits quick so construction can begin on time. When delays occur in processing building permits, for all parties involved in a particular construction project, frustrations begin to rise and thoughts of losing money on the project jump to the forefront as an imminent threat. To avoid headaches and the loss of time and money in obtaining building permits, here are…

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May 4th, 2019

Contractors planning

When faced with repeated delays in obtaining city building permits, do you continue to go back and forth to meet with the Plan Reviewers in hopes that today will be the magical day? Do you scratch your head and wonder what the notice on the website means when it says 15-day plan review process? If you are Contractor, you remain engaged with wishes that you can get started with your construction project soon. While City Permitting can be confusing and frustrating, many Architects,…

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April 25th, 2019

Contractors planning

Many home repairs do not require a permit and yet like clockwork, this time of year in late Spring, our phones start ringing with questions about when a permit is needed. From Contractors to homeowners and even house flippers, here are a few questions that we have answered. We are widening our bathroom doors and upgrading our shower so my father’s wheelchair can pass through, do we need a building permit? Is a permit required for changing floors to hardwood and marble? …

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February 14th, 2019

Helen Callier

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Media Contact: Helen Callier, President 281.312.9981 Mobile | helen@permitusnow.com Permit Us Now Receives H-E-B Grocery Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year Award President of Permit Us Now, H-E-B’s Annual Supplier Diversity Luncheon Keynote, to accept prestigious business award HOUSTON, Texas (September 10, 2018) – Permit Us Now was selected as H-E-B’s Supplier Diversity Supplier of the Year. Helen Callier, president of Permit Us Now, will…

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February 7th, 2019

Helen Callier

Over the past few weeks, we attended the Build Expo in Austin, Texas. We had the opportunity to visit many of the exhibitors, go to workshops and meet with possible new vendors. And while at the Expo, we had the opportunity to speak with City of Austin folks and suddenly the table was bombarded by a General Contractor with lots of complaints about how awful the permitting process is at the City of Austin and how his permits are always late. This outburst along with lots of phone calls my…

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