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A document issued by a government authority giving permission to proceed with some action.In real estate,one may need some or all of the following permits,to name a few:

• Ademolition permit before destroying a structure
• An excavation permit before doing site work
• An environmental permit for erosion and siltation control on land about to be disturbed
• Autility disturbance permit to move utility lines
• Aconstruction permit for construction
• Ahealth permit for an on-site waste management system
• Ahealth permit for removal of asbestos-containing building components
• Ahighway department permit for on-site signage visible from state or federal highways
• An occupancy permit before a structure can be used

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(6) Plans for everything from a backyard deck to an interstate highway are swept up in this permitting system, and there is no hope of moving forward on them without having the necessary agency permits in hand.
For this purpose, however, he employed a caricature of permitting that bears little resemblance to permitting in action today.
Waterfront permitting can also be dizzyingly complex on purely procedural grounds.
The use of emission factors is of particular importance in the various air permitting programs, especially in determining the applicability of the Federal Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) or Emission Offset permitting programs.
Sources undergoing Title V permit reviews now are having their entire permitting history reviewed, specifically to determine whether past modifications should have gone through the PSD or Emission Offset process when they were originally permitted and constructed.
98-22 should provide guidance permitting, in limited circumstances, retroactive amendments of plan documents to conform with the operation of the plan, especially where the nondiscriminatory operation of the plan affords greater benefits or features to employees.
First, permitting costs often provide a substantial advantage to incumbents in an economic field.
Through the entire permitting process, GM holds face-to-face meetings with regulators onsite, in government offices or on neutral ground.
These new rules, referred to as 112(g), "new source MACT" or "case-by-case MACT" regulations, went into effect this past summer and could delay permitting and require potentially costly controls.
Hamilton Foundry's Charles Rentschler argued against the controversial air permitting program before a congressional subcommittee.
Under this section, the EPA establishes new permitting programs modeled after the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) for waste water discharge.
Sources should also anticipate greater delays in permitting new or modified sources of toxic air pollutants, especially once case-by-case MACT requirements kick in.