Texas Jurisdictions Permitting Tracking Summary

October 8th, 2020

Building Permitting Application

We have all heard the stories of those crazy people with a dream of owning their own business. Be the boss and bake their own pie to enjoy all the slices they choose is often touted to family and friends within an ear shot. Some budding entrepreneurs pull their life savings to start up, others ask family members, and some take the great risk of taking out a bank loan. From bakeries to auto repair shops to banquet halls and on and on, the coins are tossed in the pond for making wishes…

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September 28th, 2020

Helen Callier

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Media Contact: Helen Callier, President 281.312.9981 Mobile | helen@permitusnow.com PermitUsNow’s Helen Callier Selected as One of HEB’s Annual Supplier Diversity Opportunity Exchange and Expo Speakers HEB’s Annual Supplier Diversity event is usually held in San Antonio, Texas and this year is being streamed online via Zoom HOUSTON, TX – (September 28, 2020) – PermitUsNow is proud to announce that Helen Callier, President of PermitUsNow, has…

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August 30th, 2020

Building Permitting Application

How many times have you said, “it’s the City”? Once, twice, or more than a dozen times? From all project files being uploaded into one mygov folder to plans not sealed to sheets stamped as “not for construction” to arguing about the City uses the wrong IBC (International Building Code) to a plethora of other reasons for pointing fingers and blaming the local jurisdiction. Here is what we know, and do for our clients, is to start early with the permitting process to minimize and…

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August 8th, 2020

Hurricane Harvey damaged house

Three years ago, one of the most devastating storms to hit the Texas Gulf Coast caused over $125 billion in damage and made a horrendous impact in the Houston area. Today, the PermitUsNow continues to receive phone calls from Contractors, Architects, and property owners with pleas for assistance in obtaining building permits to restore and in many cases, rebuild homes. From General Contractors working on multi-family buildings to single-family residences attempting to help those in need. …

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July 14th, 2020

Contractors planning

The past few months have thrown many Contractors into a frenzy figuring out how to submit plan electronically. While some contractors plowed on through and wasted time figuring out how to submit, others attempted to go the jurisdiction only to be told to submit online and then there were those contractors so frustrated and proceeded to start construction without a permit. When the latter scenario happens, realize the City Inspector like a magical Genie knows there was no permit pulled; and…

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