Archive for the ‘Permiting & Licensing’ Category

October 5th, 2011 - 9:41 am § in Construction News, Permiting & Licensing

A Call To Washingon: Online Permitting Saves Money And The Environment

  Here’s some good news for Oregon contractors: ¬†Electronic Permitting is here. That’s right, no more standing in line with folders full of printed submittals and waiting all day for your permit. The click of a few buttons and you are in business. Great news, right? Unfortunately, [...]

October 7th, 2010 - 8:35 am § in Design, Green Building, Legislation & Law, Permiting & Licensing

Going Green: Seattle’s Smart New Permitting Program

***Originally published in May 2010, but food for thought with the upcoming Green Legal Matters Conference on the horizon*** The City of Seattle wants to build green. Good news. But, they lack the ability to require that all residences be built with sustainability in the focus. As we have discussed [...]

June 15th, 2010 - 8:10 am § in Construction Liability, Legislation & Law, Managing Risks, Permiting & Licensing

Nailed! Labor & Industries Cracks Down on Unregistered Contractors – Are You Registered?

Did you know that the Department of Labor & Industries started a blog to showcase its war on contractor fraud? Well its a good time to take notice and rehash your obligation to register as a contractor in the state of Washington. The blog is titled Nailed: A Fraud Prevention and Compliance Blog.[...]