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California: Now’s the Time to Apply for Prop 68 Grant Funding

California: Now’s the Time to Apply for Prop 68 Grant Funding

Proposition 68 (or Prop 68) is the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018. The $4 billi...
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4 Ways Remote Government Staffing Can Improve Community Development

4 Ways Remote Government Staffing Can Improve Community Development

Everyone who works in community development knows that the faster you break ground, the faster you can drive revenue. And as your project progresses, ...
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Is Third-Party Plan Review a Good Fit For Your Municipality?

Is Third-Party Plan Review a Good Fit For Your Municipality?

Whether your municipality is facing a staff shortage, dealing with a fluctuating workload, or needing additional technical expertise on a large or com...
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The Benefits of a Rental Inspection Program (Checklist Included)

The Benefits of a Rental Inspection Program (Checklist Included)

Rental inspection programs might not bring in revenue for your municipality, but they do serve an even more important purpose in your community — savi...
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4 Common Roadblocks in Community and Economic Development

4 Common Roadblocks in Community and Economic Development

Development activity and economic changes can turn your planning and zoning department into a financial drain that diverts funds from critical communi...
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4 Steps to Faster Plan Reviews

4 Steps to Faster Plan Reviews

Lengthy permit turnarounds and building plan review backlogs are an all-too-common trend in communities across the country. And this backlog burden is...
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The Role of Planning and Zoning Specialists in Your Community

The Role of Planning and Zoning Specialists in Your Community

Every day, you make choices that impact your community. While some of these decisions are small in scale, others are large enough to positively (or ne...
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