SMARTreview is passionate about developing software and processes that remove
the bottlenecks within the design and permitting community. We believe
that it is possible to reduce the time to permit down to a few minutes. We find
it intolerable that the building and construction industry is burdened with
a cumbersome, costly process that wastes a significant amount of money
for each permitted project.
Our research shows two key areas where the industry can make significant improvements:
Delays in getting building permits approved may be costing the city of Fort Worth millions of dollars and causing some companies to scrap projects, home builders and developers say.
The SMARTreview CPR uses the analysis results generated by the
SMARTreview APR to
create a high quality Plan Review Report that can be submitted along with
a building's permit application directly to a municipality.
The CPR provides a project summary, an IBC checklist of all reviewed sections, and a detailed analysis of each IBC section from the project's perspective. We believe that generating a report directly from the BIM eliminates errors in the report writing process, and provides a consistent level of detail in each report.
Similar to the APR, generating a report is simple and fast. There is no need to spend days writing a comprehensive report, the CPR is generated in seconds (in most cases). The complexity of the project does not alter the completeness of the report.
Providing a very detailed, comprehensive, and standardized report to a municipality are key components to reducing the time it takes to obtain a building permit since the municipal plans examiner will:
Click on a role below to discover the benefits of using SMARTreview APR and CPR products.