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Development – from application to shovel ready, how long will it take?


Single Family Home

For a typical development, the median time from receipt of a development permit application to building permit release (partial permit at minimum) for a Single Family Home is approximately 2 to 3 months.


Multi-family Project

For a typical development, the median time from receipt of a development permit application to building permit release (partial permit at minimum) for a Multi-family Project is approximately 8 to 10 months.


Mixed Use Project

For a typical development, the median time from receipt of a development permit application to building permit release (partial permit at minimum) for a Mixed Use Project is approximately 13 to 14 months.


Commercial Project

For a typical development, the median time from receipt of a development permit application to building permit release (partial permit at minimum) for a Commercial Project is approximately 7 to 8 months.


Industrial Project

For a typical development, the median time from receipt of a development permit application to building permit release (partial permit at minimum) for an Industrial Project is approximately 4 months.

*** These timelines assume a completed application at time of submission, on projects with appropriate land use already in place. For more complex projects or those facing unique circumstances, a customized timeline may be suggested to ensure both the City and applicant are aware of, and commit to, key milestone dates.​​​​​