Navigating the Building Permit Process

Construction project delays can lead to significant cost escalation and customer dissatisfaction. Permits are a key project component. Learn the building permit process, including how to avoid the pitfalls that may suspend permit applications and how to proactively manage your application through its approval journey.

During this session, participants will gain an understanding of the overall permit process:

Getting Started – What’s involved?

  • Submitting Your Application
  • Application requirements (forms and certificates)
  • Early screening process – promoting complete applications


Plan Examination and Zoning Review

  • Anticipated application review times
  • Checking the progress of your permit


Working Collectively to Process Applications Quickly

  • Avoiding common application errors and omissions
  • The process for submitting alternative solutions to building code
  • Application tools and guides
  • Recent process improvement efforts and initiatives

This course is ideal for:

All construction permit applicants (including architects, general contractors, project coordinators and project managers).

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