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Would you support a policy requiring the City’s Development Services department to achieve its goal of 90% permit review completion within 15 business days across all departments/disciplines by April 2019? (Y/N/Explain)

Steve Adler


Yes. The budget adds significantly to the staff resources to deliver timely review. It is important to have our goal and our management structure align with the expectation that review timeliness in measure only in terms of “all departments/disciplines.” I believe this requires giving some one person the responsibility, accountability and authority for ensuring timeliness across all departments/disciplines and I’ve discussed this with the City Manager and made public statements in accord.