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New Water Quality Rules and Fees

The Department of Planning and Permitting will implement new water quality rules on August 16 that will affect developers, contractors, designers, businesses, and homeowners planning to file grading or building permit applications. 293 more words

Ernest Martin

Building permits down in Edmonton region thanks to drop in industrial plans

After three quarters of gains, construction intentions in the Edmonton area were down in the second quarter of 2017.

Overall, builders in the Capital Region took out permits worth just under $1.2 billion, representing a 16 per cent decline from the Q1 numbers ($1.4 billion in permit values). 496 more words

News

Building permit values continue to decline in Saskatoon: StatCan

The value of building permits issued in Saskatoon continues to decline.

Statistics Canada reported Wednesday the total value of building permits issued in the city during June was $74 million, down 11.9 per cent from the previous month. 102 more words

Economy

Getting A Building Permit (or Not) 

Finding a Builder

I had received several bids for the construction project on the house that I purchased in León, Nicaragua. The project was to be completed in two phases: 1) remodel the existing structure and 2) construction of additional rooms on two floors.   763 more words

Expat

East Dallas Residential Development (City of Dallas)

These projects consist of multi-family (Condos) or single family (Townhomes) residential developments in the heart of the current development surge in East Dallas. Services provided include grading, drainage, and paving design as well as coordination with the City of Dallas’ Sustainable Development and Construction (SD&C) department, and also utility plans as required by and coordinated with Dallas Water Utilities (DWU).

Consulting

Some Regulations Hinder Storm Recovery

By Chad Thomas and Matt Kelly

One common policy response to hurricanes is to strengthen building codes. Former FEMA chairman Craig Fugate blames inadequate state and local building codes, rather than inept federal government disaster relief efforts… 557 more words

Regulation

Editorial: Deschutes County takes good steps to help residents

For nearly a year now, some Deschutes County residents have been faced with unexpected delays and bills when selling homes or putting up buildings on property they already own. 56 more words

Opinion