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Government Overload

November 9, 2019
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Dreaming about your resort is such an enjoyable process. Looking forward to the guest engagement, planning activities, dreaming about the excursions, shopping for lodging units, and most of all, creating a revenue stream.

What is not so fun...the governmental processes involved in making your dream a reality.

One of the most important services we offer is the ability to walk our clients through the complex and lengthy governmental approval process. Early on in our growth, we hired some of the best minds when it comes to researching and parsing state, federal, and local code. Not only do we walk with them through this, but we also attend the hearings and meetings with them.

The questions to be answered are many. What are the setbacks I have to respect? What about sewer and water? Will the county allow my current road entrance or will they require an exit, a protected lane, or even a light at my expense?

Operationally, there can be even more questions Can I be open year round? What restrictions are in place that may prevent my guests from the full outdoor experience. Am I able to have food, beverage, campfires, or sports activities? What are the costs of the permits, easements, impact fees, or inspection fees associated with my project.

Getting to the bottom of these, and forming relationships with the people that matter, are what we do best. With former federal land use and BLM/Dept. of Interior staff, we know how to work with both sides to make everyone happy and get guests streaming into your resort.