Fighting back against permit delays with virtual inspections

Permit Delays

In Kansas City, obtaining permits for new home construction has become a significant obstacle, with builders experiencing several weeks or months of delays. The result? Long delays in developing much-needed housing units worsen the shortage of available homes in the market and raise prices.

Dallas: Tension Over Permitting Fees Sparks Developer Dilemma

Dallas is in a pickle, facing a $20 million gap in its building permitting department. Since 2015, the city’s fees have been low compared to other big Texas cities. They’re considering cranking those fees up to make ends meet, causing quite the stir. Developers are unhappy, again highlighting virtual inspections as pressure relief valves and digital transformation saviours.