House & Home

Austin Residents Wait for Remodeling Permits

Posted January 3, 2013 5:35 p.m. EST

The Austin Statesman reported that remodeling contractors in Austin, Texas often face two month waiting periods for approval of projects. Austin officials attribute the problem to issues with staffing. The slowdown poses problems for contractors and homeowners. Read Real Home Saga: The Deck Permit to learn how not to apply for a permit in Austin, or in any municipality.

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