By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation
As any homeowner or contractor would tell you, construction codes and regulations can be a complex web of ever-changing rules and policies that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Something that may initially seem like a simple act – pulling a permit for a hot water heater – becomes a daunting task when you’re working across an entire region. The time spent visiting a permitting office, waiting in line and filling out an application could be better spent.
From the June Newsletter, read more here about The Path to a Regional Permitting Solution and the New Normal by Keith Tumey, Permitting Systems Administrator, City of Issaquah, WA.
FCCMA and the Alliance for Innovation are partnered in efforts to provide members of both organizations exposure to national innovations along with sharing the innovative initiatives and projects of local governments.
The Alliance is a network of local governments driving innovation throughout their organizations. You can learn more about the Alliance for Innovation and or the joint Alliance and ICMA Knowledge Network at www.transformgov.org or contact your Regional Director, Sallie Ann Burnett at firstname.lastname@example.org.