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Building Permits

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Building Permits, from most recent to least.

DC Council Reintroduces Department of Buildings Bill

DC Council Reintroduces Department of Buildings Bill

Nena Perry-Brown | January 24th 2019

If the bill becomes law this time around, the Department of Buildings would launch in October. ... read »

DCRA: New Multifamily Construction in Some DC Zones to Require BZA Approval

DCRA: New Multifamily Construction in Some DC Zones to Require BZA Approval

Nena Perry-Brown | December 7th 2018

It is about to get harder to build multi-family properties in some parts of DC proper. ... read »

Work on Town Nightclub Redevelopment Could Begin This Month

Work on Town Nightclub Redevelopment Could Begin This Month

Nena Perry-Brown | September 11th 2018

The project is using DCRA's permit expediting service. ... read »

$5,000 to Go to the Front of the Line: Paying for Expedited Building Permits Goes Above-Board in DC

$5,000 to Go to the Front of the Line: Paying for Expedited Building Permits Goes Above-Board in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | April 4th 2018

While legislation to break DCRA apart is pending, a program was quietly enacted to help those with deep pockets expedite their building permits. ... read »

Proposed Bill in DC Would Guarantee Restitution to Adjacent Homeowners for Shoddy Home Renovations

Proposed Bill in DC Would Guarantee Restitution to Adjacent Homeowners for Shoddy Home Renovations

Nena Perry-Brown | February 12th 2018

Last week, the DC Council proposed a bill that would empower homeowners affected by adjacent illegal construction work to get restitution. ... read »

DCRA Releases Series of Initiatives to Make Permitting Easier

DCRA Releases Series of Initiatives to Make Permitting Easier

Nena Perry-Brown | February 15th 2017 | 1 Comment

Today, DCRA unveiled its "Safe and Simple" initiative, a series of changes and releases to make the process to acquire a building permit more... read »

Housing Starts Drop in August, But Permits Increase

Housing Starts Drop in August, But Permits Increase

UrbanTurf Staff | September 20th 2011

The Commerce Department reported today that housing starts dropped in August, but that building permit authorizations actually rose. ... read »

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