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Building permit

A written document that is granted by the municipal agency having jurisdiction, authorizing an applicant to proceed with construction of a specific project after the plans have been filed and reviewed.

building permit

A written authorization to an applicant (usually a builder) for a specific project allowing him to proceed with construction; granted by the municipal agency having jurisdiction after plans have been filed and reviewed favorably.
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The increase in the construction area of projects which received a building permit from local authorities in the first eight months of 2015 resulted from an 22 per cent increase in the construction area of housing projects to 455,410 meters, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.
Since its inauguration on February 2, 2014, efforts to update the building permit system have continued consistently, resulting in many obstacles being removed and shortcomings adjusted.
It will discuss former and current achievements in the second phase of the upgrading of the building permit system.
009 building permits were issued, registering a decrease of 6,6% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.
As compared to the previous quarter the building permits for residential buildings increased by 10.
He said the municipalities had taken a series of measures aimed at facilitating investors' access to services, including electronic connectivity, delivery and receiving of building permits in digital form, as well as the application of quality systems and promoting investment surveys to gauge investors' satisfaction.
Department of HUD for the first quarter indicated that states with the most single family building permits in the first quarter were Texas, Florida, North Carolina, California and Georgia, all of which posted double-digit percentage increases from a year ago.
East Wenatchee only approved 10 building permits in 2010, according to information submitted by Martz.
He advised that it takes about one year from the time the first payment is required to the issuance of the building permit.
For metro Jackson, the number of building permits is again rising after a dramatic drop off since the start of the recession in 2007, figures from area governments show.
From minor remodels to major additions, local governments require building permits to ensure that projects are built correctly and up to state standards.

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