How to Get a Land Use City Ordinance Changed

The California Fire Code allows cities to adopt building standards relating to fire and panic safety that are more stringent than the building standards contained in the California Building Code (CBC). In 2007, this provision allowed the City of Fullerton to enact a more restrictive maximum occupancy requirement for bars and restaurants that allow dancing. The effect of this amendment reduced assembly occupancy to no less than 15 net (15 square feet per ...

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How due diligence research is the key to get discretionary land use and building permit approvals through cities and counties in the shortest time possible with the least money and frustration.

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Whether it is a 7 story hospital tower, parking structure, church, industrial complex, office building, multi-family apartment building, or a restaurant; I wanted to share with you how due diligence research can save you time, money, and frustration when getting your discretionary land use planning approvals in this current marketplace.

I get calls daily asking questions like:

  • Will my zoning allow this type of use?
  • If I don’t have the proper zoning for my project, what is the discretionary ...
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Strom Permit Tasks

Tasks that I Do

Responsible for due diligence research and costing of discretionary and ministerial real estate entitlements; preliminary cost estimates and determination if the conceptual project is financially feasible; and the management of the architects, civil engineers, geologists, environmental consultants, and specialty consultants in the preparation of all governmental and municipal approvals necessary for discretionary/ministerial entitlements, utilities (utility), and all other approvals/permits required by city, county, state, federal governmental agencies holding permit/approval jurisdiction over projects, such as:

Due Diligence Research Study ...

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