SethM wrote:reallyreal2 wrote:SethM wrote:Don't get me started on permitting delays.These government workers think a good paying job is a right. They get every second Friday off and at 4;20 pm stop answering their phones. Lots of sick days and personal days, full benefits and a pension. If you follow up on a permit you are waiting for they get mad. And it's not like you can buy them lunch or dinner or give them a bottle of scotch to get expedited service.
Here is a planner job for $55 an hour.
https://jobs.vancouver.ca/job/Vancouver ... 461534600/
I know they have heavy work loads so hire more and pay overtime, At $77 an hour you would get city workers working evenings and weekends. They pay for themselves with permit fees, CACs, DCCs, etc.
Give developers the option of paying extra fees for a fast track permit.
So your solution is bribes? Awesome.
$55 an hour... LOL...they can afford a 1 bedroom for their family at that wage.
What's wrong with Coquitlam, Surrey, Langley, Cloverdale, Abbotsford, etc. Lot's of affordable townhouses and houses there.
I was talking about coquitlam, surrey, etc. $55/hr in vancouver buys you a shipping container