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The Nightmares of Rebuilding After a Fire

The Nightmares of Rebuilding After a Fire

By Lori Denman If anyone would like to learn about the difficulties of rebuilding a home following a fire, due to required permits (some understandable, many not), view the Ventura City Council meeting on September 10. The meeting on September 10 was started by Deputy Mayor Matt LaVere. Mayor Andrews was absent and Councilmember Mike […]

The Case for Grandfathering-in Permit Fees to Rebuild

The Case for Grandfathering-in Permit Fees to Rebuild

. By Nancy Brier Zero, Zip, None. That’s how much fire victims should pay in permit fees to rebuild. In fact, I’ll take it further. Not only should the County not charge permit fees, but they should be discussing incentives and rebates to offer homeowners willing to stay and slug it out during the rebuilding process. Why? Because our homes, […]