PASS Permit Program getting national attention

A Recent AIA National article on the PASS permit streamlining program has gotten over 1500 readers in just a few days, evidence of the interest in more efficient and effective permit processes across the country. The PASS program development team, led by Michael F. Malinowski AIA, includes 11 cities and 3 counties in California’s Central Valley – a geographic are that touches over 2.5 million people. More: Michael F Malinowski is the president of the Streamline Institute, a 501c3 non profit promoting best practices for more efficient and effective regulatory processes.

Something Magical in it’s own way

This unassuming single piece of paper is the culmination of years of work, millions of dollars, and thousands of man hours. This “Part 3 approval” certifies that the WAL project meets the Secretary of Interior Standards, and thus qualifies for the Historic Tax Credits – which were long ago spent during the course of the project construction. Whew! Architect Michael F. Malinowski AIA Historic Consultant Paula Boghosian Developer CFY Development/Ali Youssefi Lead Project Partner