Permits PDQ

Constructech

Obtaining a building permit can be a time and money consuming job. Many contractors find they need help to navigate the bureaucracy that revolves around permitting at the local and state level. The post Permits PDQ appeared first on Constructech.

Reclassifying Permit Required Confined Spaces

FDR Safety

I had the opportunity to view one of the best presentations on permit required confined spaces that I have ever seen. Mr. Burgess identified an often overlooked opportunity for temporary reclassification of an existing permit required confined space.

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Supply-Chain Obstacles Slow Down Construction Permitting

Pro Builder

Supply-Chain Obstacles Slow Down Construction Permitting. Persisting supply shortages and operational hurdles are causing a major drop in new construction permitting, according to Realtor.com. ldeakins. Wed, 10/20/2021 - 10:05.

Building Permits Gain Year-Over-Year

Pro Builder

Building Permits Gain Year-Over-Year. Single-family permits issued year-to-date nationwide reached 681,949 compared with 525,623 for the year to date ended in July. Year-to-date ending in July, single-family permits increased in all four regions.

Single-Family, Multifamily Permits Continue to Increase

Pro Builder

Single-Family, Multifamily Permits Continue to Increase. Single-family and multifamily permits are up in all four regions with the Northeast leading for both sectors. The total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date hit 589,146 in June, a 35.9%

Single-Family Permits Increase in September

Pro Builder

Single-Family Permits Increase in September. Year-over-year single-family permits increased in nearly every U.S. YoY increase was reported from September 2020, and year-to-date permitting also saw substantial growth for the first 9 months of 2021, particularly in the South.

Maryland is First State to Legislate Permitted Use of PFAS

Green Building Law Update

actually 3 separate bills) expressly permitting PFAS (. Prior to the just concluded session of the Maryland legislature, the State’s laws and regulations were silent with regard to PFAS chemicals including PFOA.

Single-Family Permits Post High Year-Over-Year Increase

Pro Builder

Single-Family Permits Post High Year-Over-Year Increase. year-over-year increase in single-family construction permits during the first three months of 2021 shows home builders will soon ramp up construction to meet buyer demand. of the total single-family permits issued.

Colorado Permits Reveal New-Home Construction Trend

Pro Builder

Colorado Permits Reveal New-Home Construction Trend. Single-family construction permits increased 7.6% from 2019 to 2020 statewide in Colorado, and breaking down the permits per county reveals a trend for new-home construction. Arapahoe County added 542 permits, for a 22.7%

Modular Nuclear Reactor Permit Approved!

Collaborative Construction

The Tennessee Valley Authority received a permit to build a modular nuclear reactor. Use of modular nuclear reactors, combined with low cost oil and gas made available through fracking, ensures the US will have low cost energy for generations to come. This needs to happen YESTERDAY! As the name implies, the modular reactors are smaller than traditional nuclear power plants. They’re 300 megawatts or less in generation capacity, as opposed to 1,000 megawatts and up for a traditional plant.

Supreme Court Permits State Law Claims Against Superfund Property

Green Building Law Update

In an instructive environmental law decision last week, the U.S.

Are after-hours construction permits worth the challenges?

Construction Dive

A lot of projects require or could benefit from work at night, but contractors need to weight permit costs, higher subcontractor fees and noise restrictions

Single-Family and Multifamily Permits on the Rise

Pro Builder

Single-Family and Multifamily Permits on the Rise. Despite supply shortages and high market demand in some regions of the United States, metropolitan areas like Houston, Texas and Newark, New Jersey are seeing a substantial increase in single-family and multi-family construction permits.

Washington, DC issues permit for preliminary hyperloop work

Construction Dive

The permit, which lacks details, was issued to the Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk, just weeks after Baltimore issued a similar permit

August Was Robust for Single-Family Permits

Pro Builder

August Was Robust for Single-Family Permits. Single-family permits during the first eight months of the year rose 6.9% Simultaneously, permits for multifamily construction saw a perhaps pandemic induce decline of 6.2% of the total single-family permits issued.

Where are Single-Family and Multifamily Permits Rising?

Pro Builder

Where are Single-Family and Multifamily Permits Rising? All 50 states experienced an increase in single-family permits in April compared to one year prior, but multifamily permits were much less stable. of the total single-family permits issued.

California Orders Oil Fracking Permit Halt as Climate Change Mitigator

ENR Construction

Gavin Newsom directed state agencies to stop the permits by 2024 and weigh ending all oil extraction activities by 2045

Single-Family Permits Issued Most in Southern States

Pro Builder

Single-Family Permits Issued Most in Southern States. Housing starts slowed in April after a booming March, but 46% of metro areas have issued more single-family permits than historical averages. We also identified the areas with the fastest/slowest growth of single-family permits.

House Passes Bill to Accelerate Border Wall Construction

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Single-Family Permits Increase 19.2% Across the Country

Pro Builder

Single-Family Permits Increase 19.2% The total number of issue single-family permits in January 2021 exceeded last year’s levels by 19.2%, for a total difference of 13,535 permits. The 10 states issuing the highest number of single-family permits combined accounted for 64.1%

Florida will allow virtual inspections, building code enforcement, permit issuance

BD+C

Florida is about to make virtual inspections legal statewide

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Single-Family Permits 12% Higher Than Previous Year

Pro Builder

Single-Family Permits 12% Higher Than Previous Year. Nationwide, issued single-family permits in November increased 12.2% In November 2020, permits reached 888,217, whereas, in November 2019, permits hit 791,452. of the total single-family permits issued.

Why Construction Projects Go Over Budget

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Single-Family Construction Permits Point to Building Growth

Pro Builder

Single-Family Construction Permits Point to Building Growth. Numbers for single-family home construction remained flat in May with a 675,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate, but permits are signaling a promising growth. Single-family permits jumped nearly 12% last month, only 1.8%

June Housing Starts Remain Strong, Permits Continue to Weaken

Pro Builder

June Housing Starts Remain Strong, Permits Continue to Weaken. Housing production remained strong in June, says the National Association of Home Builders, but rising construction and material costs may be the reason for a drop in issued permits.

Increases in Land Holdings, Permits Point Toward More Supply

Pro Builder

Increases in Land Holdings, Permits Point Toward More Supply. Permits and land purchases point toward an increase of supply over the next two years, says John Burns Real Estate Consulting. cbroderick. Tue, 07/27/2021 - 09:53.

Is a trench a permit-required confined space?

FDR Safety

A question sometimes comes up as to whether a trench or other excavation is a permit-required confined space under OSHA standards. The answer in broad terms is no, even though conditions in a trench can sometimes resemble those in a permit-required confined space, as Curtis Chambers points out in an excellent article. However, there are still similar precautions that must be followed under OSHA’s excavation standard , even if no permit is required.

The First Permitted Tire Bale Home in New Mexico

Natural Building

I recently received the following email from Kimi Ishikawa: We are in the process of building the first-ever fully permitted tire bale home in New Mexico! We have started the foundation, and our tire bale recycling permit should be in the mail this Friday.

Permitted Development Rules and Regulations: All You Need to Know

Constructonomics

Many of you may or may not be aware of the recent changes to UK permitted development rules which came into force on May 30 th 2013 and will remain in place until May 30 th 2016. Below, the experts at A & G Building and Maintenance Ltd offer advice on what accounts as a permitted development and what it means for house holders, bearing in mind though that these guidelines ONLY apply to houses and not to maisonettes, flats or other such buildings.

September Single-Family Permits Rise as Multifamily Falls

Pro Builder

September Single-Family Permits Rise as Multifamily Falls. From the beginning of 2020 until September, total single-family permits increased 10.2% In 2019, the number of total permits hit 647,244 while total permits for the first nine months of 2020 reached 713,286.

July Single-Family Permits See Year-Over-Year Increase

Pro Builder

July Single-Family Permits See Year-Over-Year Increase. There were more single-family permits issued in July this year than last year, with a year-over-year increase of 5.8%. In July 2019, there were 496,726 single-family permits issued nationwide.

National Gains for Single-Family Permits Led By the South

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National Gains for Single-Family Permits Led By the South. Nationwide, the number of issued single-family permits has surpassed 2019 levels, but some states reported significant declines. The South issued the most single-family permits compared to 2019, experiencing a 13.3%

Single-Family Starts, Permits Increased in June

Pro Builder

Single-Family Starts, Permits Increased in June. With low interest rates and high interest in homes, the demand for single-family starts and permits rose almost 12% in June. Permits for single-family homes so far this year are 3.4% cbroderick. Mon, 07/20/2020 - 09:36.

Kushner Cos. fined $210K for allegedly falsifying NYC construction permits

Construction Dive

The allegations revolve around reporting of rent-regulated tenants on building permits

Army Corps to approve permit for $2B Arizona mine project

Construction Dive

Though still subject to contention, the construction project could take two-and-a-half years and employ more than 2,500

New USDOT rules would speed up project permitting

Construction Dive

For a long time, various federal agencies' environmental reviews processes have been siloed, causing a back and forth that results in inevitable delays

Permitted Earthbag House in Australia

Natural Building

The overall price came to $41,600, which includes the construction, permits, rain tanks and other elements. It took two years to get the necessary building permits and another 18 months to construct the home with the help of volunteers from Australia and abroad. “We The post Permitted Earthbag House in Australia appeared first on Natural Building Blog. Kate and Scott Ryan-Taylor recently built Western Australia’s first Shire-approved Earthbag dome home.

Michigan Gov. Threatens to Seize Line 5 Pipeline Profits From Enbridge as Tunnel Gets First Permits

ENR Construction

Gretchen Whitmer won't shut oil and gas pipeline but threatens to seize proceeds if owner Enbridge keeps it operating even as the energy giant gains first permits for replacement tunnel

Keystone XL Pipeline Ruling Could Hamper U.S. Energy Project Permits

ENR Construction

Fish and Wildlife Service over endangered species in blanket water-body access permit Montana judge said Corps of Engineers should have consulted U.S.

Federal agencies promise to speed major infrastructure reviews and permitting

Construction Dive

Policies laid out in a new memorandum of understanding aim to reduce permitting time for major infrastructure projects to no more than two years