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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.
"You could put into your contract that you don't have to close until you get a building permit and once you get a building permit that is how you get rid of the landmark risk.
topped the list, which ranked cities according to the average annual operating costs of a local business, the city's cost of living index, building permit growth, underemployment rate change and crime rate per 100,000 people.
Comparing March 2005 to April 2005 also shows a significant increase in building permit valuations.
The most critical point of doing business in Croatia is the issuing of building permits. Croatia is the weakest member of the EU on this indicator, and at the global level, there are just 31 countries worse than Croatia.
Failure to comply would result in fines, the suspension of building permits, or both.
Building permits rose 28 per cent year-on-year in the first two months of the year in terms of area, to 232,814 square meters, and 23 per cent in terms of value, to e1/4247.5m, the statistical service said.
In addition, this option is officially categorized as "temporary," in most case, eliminating the need for building permits.
More than 10 years after the would-be apartment developer sought the initial building permit, New York's highest court has ruled against it, holding that the recipient of a use variance cannot transfer the unused development rights to an adjacent residential parcel without separate BSA approval.
The value of the projects which received a building permit last year rose 49 per cent, to e1/41.7bn, Cystat said in a statement on its website on Friday.
About 5,400 building permits have been issued since February last year, according to a presentation at a workshop on the building permit system on Tuesday 25 August 2015.
The project team did take out a building permit in early October, "a positive sign, but still nothing conclusive," says North Bay mayor Vic Fedeli.
A project's eligibility would be determined by the certificate of eligibility, and that date is keyed to the date of the building permit, which the DOF does not yet know.
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