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Chicago issues caisson permit for 400 Lake Shore Drive


According to Urbanize Chicago , a caisson permit has been issued, and below-grade work is scheduled to kick off early next year. An important milestone has been reached in the construction of 400 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. The blog reports that once that work is done, "above-grade work will start in Q1 2025 and continue through Q2 2027.

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‘Mutant’ London apartment block to be demolished for deviating too far from permitted development


In a statement, the authority concluded that the 23-story building, named Mast Quay Phase II, was “so substantially different to the scheme that was originally permitted” that the development’s ultimate construction was unlawful.

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We received our building permit!

Brandon Donnelly

As a follow-up to last week’s post about giving free land to the City of Toronto, I am now thrilled to report that, today at 12:14 PM, we received our building permit! Planning then sent a note to buildings saying that the permit was ready for issuance. Then today — Wednesday — we received the building permit.

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When Do Homeowners Need a Permit for an Addition?

Architecture Ideas

With all the time and effort you’re pouring into this renovation, don’t get caught without the most important thing — a home addition permit. . Additions are designed to add space to your existing lot or building, so they’ll always when do homeowners need a permit for an addition. . Why Do I Need a Permit? How Can I Get One?

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You (Likely) Won’t Need a Permit for KitHAUS’s $38K Backyard Studio


Since, they’ve shifted their focus to "larger ADU-style modules and smaller, non-permitted studios," Sandonato says. This backyard studio in Seattle was small enough that it didn’t require permitting. The K3 module is usually non-permitted, so our team usually handles the installation process, including the concrete foundation.

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Permit Issued for bKL-Designed Parcel O

Chicago Architecture

A caisson permit was issued for the bKL-designed Parcel O tower located in Chicago’s Lakeshore East neighborhood. The post Permit Issued for bKL-Designed Parcel O appeared first on bKL Architecture. The 47-story mixed-use development is being led by Magellan Development Group. Read the full story here.

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Discretionary Permitting: What Homeowners Need to Know

Santa Cruz Architect

The discretionary permitting process is often used by local governments to ensure that proposed land uses are compatible with existing land uses, and that they do not pose an undue risk to public health, safety, or welfare. as to whether or not the permit should be granted. as to whether or not the permit should be granted.

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