• News for Advocacy and Legislation

    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    This program was adopted by the board of directors as part of the 2017 Business Plan and has been the focus of our recent advocacy efforts. The vision is a program that will help simplify and improve the permitting process for contractors, businesses and homeowners as well as many of the forward looking building and planning departments across Marin. We recently accomplished one of our major ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.     A question this contractor’s expert won’t answer! But, first several I will. Sometimes you don’t need a ‘pro’ to engineer an update on your license, and we share condolences over a loss, that for a ‘partner’ also causes collateral damage beyond death…  Q:  We need to obtain an “A” (General ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017
    The program will help simplify and improve the permitting process for contractors, businesses and homeowners as well as many of the forward looking building and planning departments across Marin. We recently accomplished another one of our major action items in the Permit Simplicity business plan: Conducted a Survey on Customer Satisfaction at Local Planning and Building Departments  - We had ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
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