Texas Jurisdictions Permitting Tracking Summary

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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June 10th, 2020

Permitting during hurricane season

Hurricane season officially kicked off along the Texas Gulf Coast area on June 1, 2020 and runs through November 2020. And while this region has experienced many thunderstorms, major floods and hurricanes over the years that wreaked havoc, Hurricane Harvey, and its aftermath in 2017, was a wake-up call still fresh in our memory that created many challenges in obtaining building permits. After the Hurricane Harvey natural disaster, many Architects, Contractors and Project Owners were…

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April 27th, 2020

Building permitting plans

Scratching your head attempting to figure out how to obtain your building permit when the Permitting Center is closed to walk-ins during epidemic. You are not alone. Our toll-free line has been ringing with questions from Architects to Contractors. Questions like the following: Can you tell me if the City of San Antonio is still conducting inspections? Are there any delays with the Electrical companies connecting power to finished buildings once we have CO? Is there any impact in…

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March 29th, 2020

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March 26, 2020 Bulletin – Workforce Pandemic Bradlink LLC and its subsidiary PermitUsNow LLC is classified under the essential critical infrastructure necessary to continue operations under the 16 critical infrastructure sectors identified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). We fall under Article XI: Infrastructure, Development, Operation and Construction. Please contact the parties noted below if you have any…

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