Easing the Way for E-Permitting

by Sidney O. Dewberry, P.E., Chmn.; Dewberry & Davis, Fairfax, VA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2000, Vol. 70, Issue 9, Pg. 54-57

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: In an effort to speed the development of an electronic permitting process in Fairfax County, Virginia, the firm Dewberry & Davis conducted a forum as part of a kickoff process. The objective is to simplify and accelerate the development-review and permit-issuance processes and to improve uniformity and predictability in code applications through Internet-based technology. The ultimate goal is to create a computer network tying together the entire construction industry.

Subject Headings: Computer applications | Construction industry | Networks | Permits | Technology | Uniformity |

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