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Land Use Attorney Chris Hatcher Quoted in Bisnow on Impact of Coronavirus on Permitting

Bisnow Washington DC Real Estate

Land use attorney Chris Hatcher spoke about developers moving ahead with projects in Prince George's County despite many localities moving their services online in a Bisnow article.

From the article:

The Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement in Prince George's County closed its in-person services but is continuing functions online. Lerch, Early & Brewer principal Christopher Hatcher, a land-use attorney who works in Prince George's County, said the online process is taking longer than normal, but he is glad the county is still issuing permits.

"Right now everything is moving slower, but everything is indeed moving in Prince George's County," Hatcher said. "They might be taking a little bit longer, but they are moving forward, which gives clients comfort for deals they have in queue."

The article also quoted Prince George's County Economic Development Association CEO David Iannucci, who agreed with Hatcher.

"We do not want the county to be the source for exacerbating the economic slowdown," Iannucci said in the article. "That's why the planning department and permitting are working on processes to keep the approvals moving, so that those companies that want to proceed can continue their projects."

Read the full article at: "D.C. Developers Looking To Break Ground Face New Delays As Localities Move Functions Online."

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