Construction Permits

Penthouse Plunge: Two Months is Too Long to Get a Building Permit

By Jon Anderson / November 8, 2019 / 3 Comments

In 2013, when I secured the building permits required to renovate my Athena condo, I was on the permitting office’s doorstep New Year’s morning and within a couple of hours, I left, permits in hand. When I returned a year later to get new permits to renovate the master bathroom, a similar timeline played out. […]

Read More

Phil Crone: Dallas Can’t Keep Succeeding in Spite of Itself

By Joanna England / August 20, 2019 / 3 Comments

By Phil Crone Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association Dallas and surrounding areas have obviously experienced remarkable growth over the last few years, especially with commercial construction and multifamily. Residential development struggles to keep pace with builders primarily focusing on infill lots and small-scale, shared access projects. Dallas permitted just over 2,000 homes last year and is […]

Read More