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…


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…


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…


March 25th, 2020

Construction worker during health crisis

Here’s what we have learned over the years in expediting building permits across the state of Texas and areas in the United States: Regardless if the economy is hot, warm or cold, obtaining a building permit fast is crucial for starting a project on time and in opening new businesses, roadways, etc. for use. This is also the case during natural catastrophes like floods along the Gulf Coast and even when health epidemics occur. To assist your design or construction company in obtaining…


March 11th, 2020

Contractors planning

Going to Permitting Center sucks time from small contractors’ busy days that are often filled with worries about construction tasks and budgets. Many contractors will call us voicing their frustrations about delays in permitting and the challenge of going back and forth talking with Plan Reviewers that seem not to hear what they are saying. Many will leave wondering what they could have done differently to have obtained final approval and a building permit. We get it. Small…