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Allen-Norris Permitting & Inspections DC's Best Permit Expeditor

Allen-Norris Permitting & Inspections DC's Best Permit Expeditor

Allen-Norris Permitting & Inspections DC's Best Permit ExpeditorAllen-Norris Permitting & Inspections DC's Best Permit ExpeditorAllen-Norris Permitting & Inspections DC's Best Permit Expeditor

We provide permits and inspections that are 

“On Time", "On Budget", and "Code Compliant"

About Us

Who Are We


Allen-Norris Permitting and Inspections is a full-service Permit Expediting and Building Inspections Consulting firm. We are Plan Reviewers, Construction Managers, Architects, Engineers and Building Code  Professionals uniquely offering superior customer service to the construction, development, and real estate markets.

Allen-Norris  Permitting and Inspections constantly strives to provide you with the highest quality customer service and  superior guidance through the permit and inspections application process. We believe this is accomplished through prompt attention to customer inquiries, diligent follow-up with review staff, and thorough communication of project status at all times. This commitment to quality service earns the trust of our valued repeat clients and regularly leads to new referrals.


We work to provide you with permits and inspections that are “On Time, On Budget, and “Code Compliant.” Allen-Norris has over 25 years’ experience in providing the nation’s top builders, developers, architects, contractors, retailers and property owners with exceptional permitting and inspection services. Scope, time and cost are the biggest concerns in managing competing project requirements. Thus, we have created strategies and techniques to streamline what is usually an arduous and lengthy process in order to meet the needs and deadlines of our clients.

Mission & Values 

Allen-Norris Permitting and Inspections mission and values form a strong backbone for high quality customer service. We value our clients and seek to provide the "Best" customer experience possible.

Passion  & Purpose 

Our  passion for helping clients create buildings that are safe, accessible and code compliant to all is what drives us to deliver exceptional and reliable solutions-driven permitting and inspection services.  From design through construction close out, to operations and management; our consultants will ensure that your project meets all regulatory compliance requirements.

Industry Affiliations

Allen-Norris Permitting and Inspections is a proud member of: International Code Council, US Green Building Council, Virginia Building and Code Official Association, Maryland Building Official Association, DC Code Officials Association, National Association of Black Women in Construction, Women in Code Enforcement and Development

What We Do


Our past projects include both residential and commercial new construction, alteration/repairs/restorations, tenant build-out, land development and so much more. We  are highly skilled and certified building code compliance experts . We work with some of the area’s largest real estate developers to navigate the complex regulatory requirements and standards in the building industry.  

We offer a variety of services and can customized permitting solutions to suit your specific project needs.   


Building Code Consulting    LEED Consulting     Feasibility Studies Engineering Plan Review   Permit Expediting     Environmental Inspections

Third Party Plan Review     Third Party Inspections    Traffic Control Plans  Trade Permits   Stop Work Orders   Code Violations    USACE Permits Architectural & MEP Design    Certificate of Occupancy permits  (and so much more)

Why Choose Us?


Allen-Norris Permitting and Inspections has worked with homeowners, developers, designers, municipalities, government agencies and contractors to produce a stress-free experience when complying with regulatory requirements for real estate development. 

We believe our customers are our greatest asset and we are committed to serving their needs.



1) We have an extensive and comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of multiple jurisdictions coupled with expertise in Municipal Regulations, International Residential Code Development, Green Building Design and Construction Management. 

2) Our knowledge, expertise and personal experience in all phases of real estate development offer our clients a 360-degree perspective on the real estate development process.

3) Our goal is to provide quality and comprehensive permits and inspections services that are "On Time," On Budget" and "Code Compliant".

Our Capabilities

Building Code Consulting


We are a premier source for building, fire and green code review services. Offering a staff with multiple ICC certifications, including Residential/Commercial Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire and Electrical since 1992.  Our fire protection engineers and building code consultants are life safety experts, and we can provide guidance throughout your project, from schematic design to construction administration. We are experienced at researching and identifying codes that meet all relevant jurisdictional requirements while advising innovative solutions that could save time and money on the project. Our code consulting services include:

  • Code analysis report
  • Code modification/variance requests
  • Fire Code Consulting
  • ADA / Accessibility Consulting
  • Due Diligence

LEED Consulting


We provide effective LEED consulting by creating a synergy between all members of the project team. We enhance a project team’s resources with our dedication, knowledge and experience in high-performance building design, construction, and operations.

Our consultation process focuses on strategies that produce the best lifecycle cost impact with improved economic and environmental performance.

We offer high-performance building consulting services that span each phase of the design and construction process:

  • High-Performance Building Charrettes and Project Strategy
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Project Strategy Development, Administration, and Documentation
  • Commissioning of Building Energy Systems

Permit Expediting


We are widely familiar with the challenges faced in working through the permit process of the local jurisdictions. We recognize the importance of developing good relationships and working closely with these jurisdictions in moving through the permitting processes as seamlessly as possible. Our goal is to deliver our clients permit that are "On Time", "On Budget" and "Code Compliant".

Our expediting service includes:

  • Residential /Commercial Building Permits
  • Roofing Permits
  • Trade (Mech. Elec. Plmb.) Permits
  • Photovoltaic / Solar Permits
  • Swimming Pool and Spa Permits
  • Signage Permits 
  • Public Space (DDOT) Permits
  • Retaining Wall Permits
  • Demolition Permits
  • Utility/Infrastructure Permits
  • Environmental Permit & NEPA Compliance
  • Telecommunication Design, Deployment and Implementation  assistance..... AND SO MUCH MORE)

Environmental Inspections


We lead in the field of environmental testing and consulting in mold, lead, asbestos, soil, water, radon and indoor air quality. We have established a reputation for excellence in providing environmental consulting services in the DC metropolitan area. We can offer services in:

  • Stormwater Management/Sediment-Erosion Control Inspections
  • Drinking Water Sampling
  • Lead Paint Inspections
  • Mold Inspections 
  • Asbestos Inspections
  • Radon Testing
  • Remediation Planning
  • Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments, Commercial

Third Party Review & Inspections


We understand how rapid real estate development can overwhelm building departments. Turnaround times and performance standards begin to slow and cause unreasonable delays. Certified by the International Code Council and several jurisdictions, our inspectors and plans examiners are proficient in the application of design and testing standards. We offer multi-disciplined inspector to provide construction teams with a single point of contact throughout the duration of the project. Our services include:

  • Building / Structural (Architectural)
  • Mechanical / Electrical / Plumbing
  • Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Installation

Architectural & Engineering Design


We provide architecture and design services that are innovative yet timeless. Our attention to detail and commitment to quality continues to exceed our client’s needs and desires. We work with a number of local craftspeople and contractors to deliver top notch design, documentation and permitting for your development needs. Our services include:

3D Rendering, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Drafting, Floor Plans, Green Building, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, New Home Construction, Space Planning (and so much more)

Our Clients


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Permits & Inspections: "On Time", "On Budget", "Code Compliant"

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Allen-Norris Permitting & Inspections

107 R Street NE Washington, DC 20002


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