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Measure to speed building permit approval becomes law

Gordon Y.K. Pang
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Wednesday allowed a bill to become law aimed at speeding up the processing of building permits for one- and two-family houses.
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Wednesday said he would not veto Bill 64, which expedites building permits for one-and two-family dwellings when the requester uses a one-time review process. The bill was approved by the City Council 9-0 Nov. 14.