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Building Services

KEY PERMITS* 2009 Target days Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
Residential model homes (Basics) 90 260 4 260 100% 0
Residential custom homes 90 174 50 148 85% 26
Residential minor additions 15 162 14 119 73% 43
New commercial buildings 120 33 111 21 64% 12
Multi-family housing 120 3 95 3 100% 0
Commercial tenant improvements 120 47 56 41 87% 6

*Key permits are individual permit types that are considered representative of major construction groups.

ALL PERMITS BY CLOCK TARGET* 2009 Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
All building permits with 15 day target 163 14 120 74% 43
All building permits with 40 day target 452 30 342 76% 110
All building permits with 90 day target 643 24 611 95% 32
All building permits with 120 day target 2199 17 2131 97% 68
Totals 3457

*Excludes less than 1% of permits that did not have targets assigned.

Land Use Services

KEY PERMITS* 2009 Target days Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
Conditional use 120 7 119 5 71% 2
Preliminary plats 150 8 69 8 100% 0
Preliminary short plats 120 35 93 29 83% 6
Lot line adjustments 120 57 19 56 98% 1
Right-of-way 120 10 65 8 80% 2
Clearing/Grading 45 1 81 0 0% 0
Clearing/Grading 90 266 35 247 93% 19

*Key permits are individual permit types that are considered representative of major construction groups.

ALL PERMITS BY CLOCK TARGET* 2009 Total permits Mutually agreed time extension Average days # within target % within target # outside target
All land use permits with 45 day target 1 81 0 0% 0
All land use permits with 90 day target 270 35 243 90% 27
All land use permits with 120 day target 260 84 217 83% 43
All land use permits with 150 day target 11 91 10 91% 1
Totals 542

*Excludes less than 1% of permits that did not have targets assigned.