Permit processing is the process of obtaining necessary permits and approvals from regulatory agencies for construction projects or other types of development. The exact steps involved in permit processing can vary depending on the specific project and regulatory requirements, but here is a general overview of the process:

  1. Determine the type of permits needed: The first step in the permit processing is to determine the specific permits required for the project based on the scope, location, and type of development.
  2. Gather information and complete forms: Once the necessary permits are identified, the next step is to gather information and complete the required application forms. This typically involves providing detailed project plans, specifications, and other relevant information.
  3. Submit application: Once the application forms and supporting documentation are complete, they are submitted to the appropriate regulatory agency or agencies.
  4. Review and approval: The regulatory agency will review the application and supporting documentation and may require additional information or modifications to the project plans in order to approve the permit.
  5. Permit issuance: Once the application is approved, the permit is issued and the project can proceed. The permit may include conditions or requirements that must be met during the construction or development process.
  6. Inspections and compliance: Throughout the construction or development process, inspections may be required to ensure compliance with the permit conditions and other regulatory requirements.
  7. Permit closure: Once the project is completed and all required inspections and other requirements have been met, the permit can be closed.

Overall, the permit processing can be a complex and time-consuming process, and it is important to work with experienced professionals who can guide you through the process and help ensure that all necessary permits and approvals are obtained in a timely and efficient manner.

Founded in 1982, The Eden Group is a civil and structural engineering company based out of Los Angeles and Big Bear Lake. We have a team of professional licensed engineers to help move your project from A to Z. Our services include pre-development phase, research and design, civil engineering, structural engineering, and construction management among others.


With over 2,200 projects completed, we have accumulated the knowledge and expertise to work on any project, big or small, residential, or commercial, and all in-between. Over the years we have built great relations with city officials and city departments which gives us an advantage in processing plans and moving projects forward in an efficient, cost effective, and timely manner.