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Growth in the construction industry has outpaced the City’s ability to keep up with related workload and meet many of its goals for timely service delivery. To address the increased workload, the Bureau of Development Services, and the other development review bureaus, are hiring additional employees and implementing process improvements. In order to assist customers and the community in developing project schedules, calling with general questions or visiting the City Permit Center (Development Services Center), we have organized service level timelines and workload information by service type.
Information on average wait time for visits to the Permit Center (Development Services Center) and to receive a call-back from the Zoning and Plan Review hotlines.
Information on average wait times for Early Assistance Appointments, Pre-Application Conferences, and Land Use Reviews.
Information on average wait times for Building Permit Plan Review and Pre-Issuance.
Information on current service levels for Residential and Commercial Inspections.
Information on average wait times for Enforcement Services.
Graphs demonstrate the increase in workload the Bureau of Development Services has experienced over the last 5 years.