Texas Jurisdictions Permitting Tracking Summary

February 22nd, 2021

Freezing temperatures in Texas

As I write this article, millions of my fellow Texans are still without power and attempting to stay warm huddled inside their homes. Others have sought shelter at warming centers to weather the freezing temperatures and to protect their family. Just like the Texas electrical grid’s, managed by the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), infrastructure failed, some houses in Texas were not built to withstand freezing temperatures for any long period. As a result, water pipes…

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February 16th, 2021

Construction Development in Texas

In many markets across the United States, Construction Project Executives are being challenged more and more to start construction on time and within budget. Recent construction industry studies show that building permits are causing significant delays and much pain for Project Executives. Avoid unnecessary delays. In “The Essential Guide for Construction Project Executives to Pulling Permits Fast”, I dive into the six tips you should consider after receiving jurisdiction rejection…

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February 6th, 2021

Construction Development in Texas

You’re a Construction Project Executive with demands to grow your business in 2021 and the new normal is causing budget strains from waiting around much longer than planned for building permits. We get it! We hear the challenges from the many calls into our PermitUsNow’s toll-free line that sheds light on Contractors’ struggles in obtaining building permits in a timely manner. Here’s a snapshot of industry permitting realities: Avoiding working in a particular jurisdiction when…

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January 8th, 2021

Construction Development in Texas

Did you read the December 2020 issue of SubContractors USA? There was a great article on page 4 titled “US Construction Spending to Gain Ground Through 2024” highlighted the growth in certain construction industry sectors and regions in the US such as in the South. This is good news if you are prepared to play the game. A long-time and well-recognized construction industry expert, Pat Kiley, often says, “Contractors in Texas should thank their lucky stars” as Texas is one of the…

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December 17th, 2020

PermitUsNow Wins 2020 RHCA Luna Established Firm of Year Award

Helen Callier online participation via Zoom FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Media Contact: Helen Callier, President 281.312.9981 Mobile | helen@permitusnow.com PermitUsNow Wins 2020 RHCA Luna Established Firm of Year Award HOUSTON, Texas (December 17, 2020) – PermitUsNow was selected as the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA) Luna Established Firm of the Year during RHCA’s Speaker Tour. This Luna award recognizes a well-established, woman-owned architecture, engineering,…

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