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Research 🔎 What additional data could the Building Department collect for Planning's benefit?

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All development goes through the Building Department to get a building permit, inspection, etc. Therefore, this department collects alot of development related data.

One statistic that they collect, which is useful for some of Planning's purposes, is the type and number of dwelling units constructed.

Does anyone have any ideas of what else our Building Department could collect on Planning's behalf?
 

Tonia1234

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My Planning Department always needed to know how many permits were issued or given a Certificate of Occupancy within a subdivision because there were usually conditions they had to monitor. So for every 20 houses, they had to install a street light. It was also important because the developer could request bond money back based on the percentage complete of project. We solved these issues by utilizing permitting software to associate each building to the planning subdivision which granted the site approval. Does your Planning group also review your building permits?
 
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