building permit

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Noun1.building permit - a document authorizing the holder to construct a building of a particular kind on a particular lot
license, permit, licence - a legal document giving official permission to do something
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The UO took out building permits in Eugene in 2007 on 11 projects valued at more than $500,000.
During the second quarter of 2007, the number of commercial building permits issued in northwest Arkansas dropped 35.7 percent from the first quarter of 2007 and fell 34.9 percent from the second quarter of 2006, according to the Skyline Report commissioned by Arrest Bank.
The increase in the total value of building permits granted in the city shows a growing city, but doesn't tell the whole story.
Failure to comply would result in fines, the suspension of building permits, or both.
Statistics Finland, the Finnish state statistics agency, said on Friday (28 May) that the number of building permits for apartments in Finland had increased by 7% to 6,300 permits during January-March 2004, as compared to the corresponding period in 2003.
Perumal Qatar witnessed a sharp 11% year-on-year decline in the number of building permits issued in May, according to official statistics.
The issue of new building permits, the benchmark measure indicating a healthy property sector, saw a year-on-year increase of 8.2% in January, according to official data, maintaining the momentum of recent months that saw the number of building permits issued in 2018 reach their highest level since 2011.
QNA Doha The number of building permits issued in February declined 15 percent to reach 675, official data showed on Saturday.
The most critical point of doing business in Croatia is the issuing of building permits. Croatia is the weakest member of the EU on this indicator, and at the global level, there are just 31 countries worse than Croatia.
Building permits increased an annual 27 per cent in the first quarter and 30 per cent in terms of construction area and value, to 378,933 square meters and e1/4410.4m respectively, driven by investment in commercial projects, the statistical service said.
Qatar's building industry surged during August with the awarding of building permits jumping by 67%.

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