Goodby Delays, Hello Permits

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. pdf icon goodbye-delays-hello-permits.pdf

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.