Homebuilders in Fayetteville, Ga., would have to incorporate more windows into their designs and use a single cladding material on all four sides of each house if a city council proposal passes. The council is considering mandatory uniform design standards that would start next year, even on homes in different subdivisions. A representative from the Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia said the mandate would add to the cost of building a house without increasing the structure’s appraised value.
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Utah’s Housing Recovery Hinges on Federal Permitting Reform
Despite a fast pace of new-construction projects statewide, demand for housing in Utah continues to outpace supply. Local builders say reforming an outdated federal permitting process could help
2020 National Electrical Code Resets GFCI Rule
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