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: 78% On-time (92 out of 118)

Total permits issued through September 15:
2019: 2,304
2020: 1,981

Residential renovation permits:
Building permits issued within 2 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 49 out of 52

94% On-Time


Commerical renovation permits:
Building permits issued within 6 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 11 out of 16

69% On-Time


New residential permits:
Building permits issued within 4 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 0 out of 0

*None Issued*


New commercial permits:
Building permits issued within 8 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 0 out of 1

0% On-Time


(ROW) curb cut permits:
ROW permits issued within 3 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 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 September 15: 2 out of 7

29% On-Time


Fire alarm permits:
Alarm permits issued within 4 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 6 out of 13

46% On-Time


Sprinkler permits:
Sprinkler permits issued within 4 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 24 out of 29

83% On-Time


Zoning - Special Permits:
Special permits issued within 6 weeks
Permits issued on-time in the 30-day
period ending September 15: 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: 27% Compliance


Health and safety violations:
Number of violations received
in the last 30 days: 481

21% Compliance


Non-health and safety violations:
Number of violations received
in the last 30 days: 959

30% Compliance


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


Total responses in the 30 day
period ending September 15
:
2018: 506
2019: 493

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