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Construction & Permitting

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Construction worker attaching Hurricane straps in Deerfield Beach, FL (1999)

The Construction & Permitting topic includes the following issues:

  • Repair and restore buildings
  • Disaster permitting
  • Implementation of temporary moratoria on building, reconstruction and repair
  • Temporary repairs
  • Permitting of temporary housing
  • Contractor licensing fraud
  • Adequate construction materials and available contractors and skilled construction workers
  • Code enforcement
  • Mutual aid agreements
  • Policy and permitting for non-conforming and substantially damaged structures
  • Permitting redevelopment of non-conforming uses (based on policy established by LUHM Workgroup)
  • Blight and abandoned homes
  • Mitigation during rebuild and repair
  • Funding assistance
  • Insurance issues
  • Building and safety code adequacy