The PASS program, developed by MFMalinowski AIA, is in use by 11 cities and 3 counties in the Sacramento Valley, an area with a population of over 2.6 million people. Permit Streamlining creates benefits for the public in economic development and high performing buildings that conform to modern code, performance and design standards, business with money and time savings, government with more efficient operations, and architect and others involved in the building industry, with quicker response, less uncertainty, and greater consistency across the entire region. goodbye-delays-hello-permits.pdf
The Power of Nudges MFMalinowski President AIA California
April 2016 AIA Codes and Standards Committee Meeting
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: http://www.aia.org/practicing/AIAB108413 Michael F Malinowski is the president of the Streamline Institute, a 501c3 non profit promoting best practices for more efficient and effective regulatory processes.