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a document authorizing the holder to construct a building of a particular kind on a particular lot

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The site work alone for that project, priced at an additional $6 million, ranked fourth in size of all building permits issued in the city last year.
From March to May 2007, $62 million in commercial building permits were issued in Bentonville, Fayetteville, Lowell, Rogers, Siloam Springs and Springdale.
According to Pohler, many cities ranked higher and lower than Thunder Bay in the magazine have good building permit numbers but no space to put any new operations.
On another occasion, NYC Department of Buildings construction inspectors conducted a "sweep" of scaffolding and sidewalk sheds in Manhattan, finding that 25% of the sites inspected did not have the proper building permit for that project, putting workers and pedestrians at risk.
In total, building permits increased by 2% to 3.2 million square metres in January-March 2004, as compared to the first quarter of 2003.
This follows the trend for 2018, albeit at a slower pace, whereby building permits rose last year to 6,408 from 5,728 in 2017.
The area of issuing building permits is one of those which substantially affect the ease of doing business, and many countries have implemented reforms during the last year.
Building permits for commercial projects more than doubled in the first quarter, to 74,653 square meters, while their value rose an annual 79 per cent, to e1/485.6m, Cystat said.
The total number of building permits issued in all seven municipalities of the country rose 67%, from 369 in July to 616 in August this year.
Of the total number of issued building permits, 207 (67.9 percent) are for buildings, 30 (9.8 percent) are for civil engineering structures, and 68 (22.3 percent) are for reconstructions
Building permits issued were valued at $53.7 million in construction, a 20-per-cent increase from the previous year.
The number of building permits that would fall under the new program are unknown because there is no program.
Aided by double-digit expansion in the building permits issued by Al Daayen, Umm Slal and Al Shamal, Qatar witnessed a 4% growth month-on-month in total permits issued in April this year, according to official statistics.
The number of building permits issued in 2018 reached their highest level since 2011, official data showed Wednesday.
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