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This week an email blast was sent out to our subscribers concerning signature requirements for plans being submitted. Due to a large number of inquiries, we’d like to further clarify our message and (hopefully) answer some lingering questions.

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Sometimes it's necessary to submit legal documents when you want to record lots or obtain permits. We’ve recently reformatted many of these documents so that they are locked for editing, making it easier for attorneys to fill out and staff to review.

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Did you know that the City changes the development code on a regular basis? These text changes, also known as text amendments, can be requested by citizens, staff members, or the City Council to address new development trends or to correct issues with the existing language. This blog will (hopefully) shed some light on the process and explain why it can sometimes be a lengthy one.

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If you love curbside cuisine, then you’ll be glad to hear that the City’s food truck street vending pilot program is now underway. This means that if you’re near one of four designated spaces in downtown Raleigh, you’ll have access to these mobile vendors during designated hours. Yeah baby!

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ContinuingEducation 1000x750Did you know that the City of Raleigh offers continuing education classes for field inspectors, plan reviewers, architects, engineers, and electrical contractors? Hundreds from across the state have attended classes in the traditional classroom setting, while others have opted for our online courses. Either way, we offer students an easy and convenient way to obtain their required continuing education credits.

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Today marks the start of a new fiscal year here at the city. City Council has approved next year’s budget and we are putting the finishing touches on the Development Fee Schedule to reflect the fee increase of .10%. This increase is based on the average annual prior calendar year U.S. Department of Labor Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers.

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