For many building projects, permit services are essential to be able to proceed in a timely fashion. Permit services must be budgeted into any building expense, as getting a permit for a contractor can cost as much as $400. For filing a project, costs can be as much as $3000 or even more, ranging up to $3,500. However, permit services do not always need to have such potentially prohibitive costs. They can cost as little as $100, but pricing tends to depend on locality and size as well as the value and type of work that is intended to be completed. Permit services can include permit expediting services, often involving the work of a permit expeditor. This may tend to cost more, but it can help to move the project along more quickly.
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