Original article: www.BisNow.com | Re-post Cawley Chicago 5.18.17
The record number of crane permits issued last year only tell part of the story about Chicago’s construction boom. Last year, over 20,000 people pulled 44,000 permits in the City of Chicago. Permit forms, while available online, are mostly filled out manually, and confusing building code interpretations can result in even the most experienced users missing forms or submitting incorrect documents, leading to weeks in delays and cost overruns. But a new platform may change all of that.