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Council moves closer to reducing Stockton’s building fees

STOCKTON — Stockton builders will have to wait two more weeks to see what kind of fee reductions the City Council will approve. The council voted to have staff analyze…

Stockton simplifies, reduces permit fees

STOCKTON — Starting Nov. 2 it will cost developers less to apply for permits in Stockton. The city’s Community Development Department is launching a new automated system for building, planning…

Stockton City Council to vote on builders’ fees Nov. 3

Stockton City Council to vote on builders’ fees Nov. 3

STOCKTON — After a study session on reducing building fees that raised more questions than answers about its impact, the Stockton City Council decided to consider the plan again in three…

Stockton City Council to take up builders’ fees Tuesday

Stockton City Council to take up builders’ fees Tuesday

STOCKTON — The Stockton City Council will consider Mayor Anthony Silva’s plan to reduce builders’ fees in the city at a special session Tuesday. On Oct. 6, Council members voted…

State contractor board warns fire victims to be wary of scams

State contractor board warns fire victims to be wary of scams

SACRAMENTO – The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) is warning victims of the state’s raging wildfires fires to be wary of unscrupulous and unlicensed contractors that may prey on those trying…

California is sinking, fast

California is sinking, fast

SACRAMENTO – Large parts of California are sinking, and it’s happening faster than ever before. That was the finding of a new NASA report released by Department of Water Resources…

VIDEO – Cal Weber 40 to bring affordable housing to downtown Stockton

STOCKTON — Construction is underway on Cal Weber 40, the first housing project in downtown Stockton since the Great Recession. The partners involved in the project held a groundbreaking ceremony…

Construction comeback slow but steady

Construction comeback slow but steady

STOCKTON — Construction is on the upswing after a five-year recession, according to economists and construction companies on the national and local level. “Construction has gone from essentially zero to…

Lodi company wins first place at modular building awards

Lodi company wins first place at modular building awards

LODI – Meehleis Modular Buildings, Inc. took first place for its design of modular buildings used at Lexington Elementary School in Los Gatos at the annual Modular Building Institute (MBI)…

California Homebuilding Foundation offers scholarships

The California Homebuilding Foundation is offering more than $132,000 in scholarships for college students interested in construction-related careers. The foundation said the application period runs through Dec. 1 and is…