Texas Jurisdictions Permitting Tracking Summary

November 5th, 2019

Contractors planning

So, a Contractor just finished the punch list on their customer’s renovated building; and they are feeling good that they wrapped up the project early and managed to make a good profit. After a few weeks, as the customer starts the process to sell their building, a fear rushes over them because they are unable to find proof of Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or evidence of a building permit is being pulled. Several attempts to reach the Contractor are futile with no one answering the…

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October 10th, 2019

Playing ball in permitting

Markets go up and down, but the requirements to comply with building codes and standards are a constant reality. That is one thing we have learned over the years of pulling building permits across many geographical regions. So, as other Contractors may complain about business slowing down in their area, know that like Jerry Rice, the greatest Wide Receiver in NFL history, it is best to play full out all the time in pulling building permits. Building permits keep you in compliance, provide…

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September 17th, 2019

Helen Callier

Permit Us Now Sponsors The Day of the Construction Worker Annual Event – Photo L – R – Billisha Hastings, Permit Us Now, Helen Callier, Permit Us Now, Mayor Sylvester Turner, and Michele Jungers, Crown Ridge FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Media Contact: Helen Callier, President 281.312.9981 Mobile | helen@permitusnow.com Permit Us Now Sponsors The Day of the Construction Worker Annual Event to Celebrate Harvey Rebuilding and Positive Contributions in Houston Area HOUSTON, Texas…

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September 12th, 2019

Benefits of pulling a building permit

As I write this article, Hurricane Dorian has decimated the Bahamas, blew passed Florida and is on its path along the southeast coast of the Carolinas leaving a swath of destruction behind. Local, regional and out-of-the-area contractors are positioned in the starting blocks to rush in on opportunities to rebuild, rehab and repair residential, commercial and other types of properties. This is business and a time to grow for many contractors in this market. While most contractors operate on…

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August 19th, 2019

Benefits of pulling a building permit

Contractors, do you understand that you are throwing away hundreds of thousands of dollars and risking your business when you skirt around regulations by starting and completing a construction project without obtaining a building permit? Sure, they take time out of your busy day, are challenging to obtain, and involve lots of documents, but the benefits of pulling a building permit are that they alert customers that you are a responsible contractor and have taken the step to ensure customers…

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