Understanding Permitting Deadlines: Common Misconceptions and Key Considerations


July 8, 2024

There are common misconceptions about the permitting process, especially regarding permit expediting and deadlines. Contrary to popular belief, there isn’t a person with a magic sprint who can jump the line and beat the processing grace periods necessary for permit applications. These timelines are set into place to offset file backlog and manage the variety and multitude of submissions. Whether permitting offices require 30, 60, 90 days to process, there are also other factors to consider when submitting an application. It is important to submit with a buffer of time because of these factors. 

Key Factors to Consider for Permit Applications:

  1. Activation Date and Holidays:

When starting your process, consider the days leading up to your activation date. Holidays between the start of your process and your deadline can result in long vacation days or extended weekends. This can lengthen your processing time.

  1. Resubmissions and Revisions:

Another factor might be having to resubmit items like engineering drawings or site layouts that may need a revision(s). This can set back the process, causing major headaches when you’re already on a tight timeline. That’s where we come in.

EventPermits: Expertise in Efficient Permitting Process

Although we don’t have that magic sprint, EventPermits has the relationships and know-how to move through the process efficiently. We are not expediters, and no one is exempt from the expectations of the process, but we have built a foundation and reputation through our expertise in navigating the back and forth that comes with these applications.

Tailored Solutions for Unique Events

There is no cookie-cutter formula for permits because all events are unique and have various needs. EventPermits is quick to get the ball rolling and follows each step of the process with precision, understanding where to find those unique hurdles and how to tackle them so that the process can continue forward.

Contact EventPermits for Your Permitting Needs

Trust EventPermits to guide you through the complex permitting process. With our expertise and established relationships, we ensure your event gets the necessary permits efficiently and effectively. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help with your next event.

Drop us a message or call (201) 223-1602 x 0 to learn more.

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