When it comes to building permits, no company matches Masterplan’s scope of abilities or proven results. Our team has mastered the electronic submital format. We are equipped with the knowledge, resources, and experience to ensure you get the permitting you need to move forward with your development in good standing with state and local governance requirements. Likewise, your timing needs are of primary interest to us. We’ll secure necessary permits for commercial or residential developments. This includes permits for new construction, remodeling, demolition, tree removal, addendums, or signs. Then count on us to coordinate all submittal items and work with local government officials to expedite permit release.  

Permit Expediting

Pushing back project schedules can result in substantial costs. Our permit expeditor experts understand this and can help navigate the permit process quickly and smoothly to keep your project on track with speed as the top priority. With their background knowledge, they’re able to prepare all the necessary information accurately and negotiate for quicker review times. With so many stakeholders involved on any given project, permit expeditors act as city and internal process managers to keep your permitting moving forward as quickly as possible. Our team of expeditors are staffed like the city, and many are former city employees, so they understand the nuances to get your approvals as quickly as possible. 

Inspection Assistance

Managing the inspection and certificate of occupancy process is best left to professionals who understand the technical terms and typical flow. This knowledge coupled with solid relationships with the appropriate city officials can make all the difference in scheduling inspections, ensuring the property is ready to pass inspections the first time. If you need help managing building inspections for a CO, Masterplan is your go-to resource.


  • Pre-development coordination  
  • Permit expediting  
  • Obtain required permits for commercial and residential development 
  • Coordination of submittal items for government review 
  • Monitor and expedite the plan review process and timelines 
  • Interpret code requirements 
  • Obtain liquor license approvals from local agencies and alcohol beverage commission 

Let Masterplan navigate the cumbersome permitting process so you can obtain the approvals you need with the greatest ease possible. 

Building Permit Process



We provide permitting services for a variety of client types.




Kiesha Kay
Senior Consultant

Ms. Kay joined Masterplan in July 2019 after a long career working for the City of Dallas as the Chief Planner for the Sustainable Development and Construction Department. Her experience with the City of Dallas and her graduate-level education from Texas A&M University bring new ideas and insight to Masterplan. She has several years of proven experience working for local governments and serving community organizations, development professionals, architects/engineers, and others engaged in urban planning and development.  



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