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New process for building, permits, inspections detailed


Staff looks to address concerns of prospective business owners

By Kim Walter -- kwalter@nvdaily.com

FRONT ROYAL - County and town officials met for a liaison meeting Thursday night, and discussed newly implemented processes in efforts to address concerns with building inspections and permits.

County Administrator Douglas Stanley described a new process of bringing together staff from the Planning and Zoning, Building, and Economic Development Authority to do a site walk through properties with prospective business owners.

"We're gotten very positive feedback," Stanley said. Stanley and county staff hope the process will address issues before an owner invests any money in a property.

Building Official David Beahm also addressed citizens' concerns that before installing a sign, there needs to be an approved engineered sketch. Staff is currently working on several pre-approved sketches for differently sized signs, which will eliminate several steps for the person looking to install a sign.

Stanley also told town officials that a new welcome pamphlet will be available soon. The pamphlet which would address frequently asked questions of new business owners, like who and where to go when coming to the area.

"I will hand deliver 500 of these to Steve [Burke] so that there will be some at the visitor's center, as well as the government center," Stanley said.

"For a small business, time really is money," Mayor Timothy Darr said, in reference to concerns raised at a past Town Council work session. Many recent complaints have centered on the fact that the community's inspection and permitting process is tedious.

"We need to make them feel comfortable...we need to take the fear factor away," said Supervisor Daniel Murray.






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