Objective: Increase economic investment and neighborhood stability


The City of Syracuse should be a place where it is easy to open a business and live in quality, safe housing. We are taking several measures to improve how we attract economic investments to our city and stabilize our neighborhoods.

Key Result: Ninety-five percent of permits and zoning approvals will be issued on-time

Overall percent of permits approved on-time during the last 30 days: 71% On-time (42 out of 59)

Total permits issued through March 9:
2019: 378
2020: 474

Residential renovation permits:
Building permits issued within 2 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 16 out of 18

89% On-Time


Commerical renovation permits:
Building permits issued within 6 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 5 out of 11

45% On-Time


New residential permits:
Building permits issued within 4 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 1 out of 1

100% On-Time


New commercial permits:
Building permits issued within 8 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 0 out of 0

*None Issued*


(ROW) curb cut permits:
ROW permits issued within 3 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 0 out of 0

*None Issued*


(ROW) road cut permits:
ROW permits issued within 6 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 0 out of 1

0% On-Time


Fire alarm permits:
Alarm permits issued within 4 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 1 out of 9

11% On-Time


Sprinkler permits:
Sprinkler permits issued within 4 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 19 out of 19

100% On-Time


Zoning - Special Permits:
Special permits issued within 6 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending March 9: 0 out of 0

*None Issued*


Key Result: Increase compliance of code violations by the comply by date from 20% to 35%

Overall code violation compliance during the last 30 days: 18% Compliance


Health and safety violations:
Number of violations received
in the last 30 days: 334

18% Compliance


Non-health and safety violations:
Number of violations received
in the last 30 days: 207

20% Compliance


Key Result: Improve stability in the quality of life pilot area by 20%


Total responses in the 30 day
period ending March 9
:
2018: 525
2019: 390

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