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File #: 21-267    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/18/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action: 2/23/2021
Title: Action to Amend the following Consultant Agreements for Plan Check Review and Field Inspection Services for City Projects: 1) TRB+Associates 2) West Coast Code Consultants (WC3) 3) Shums Coda Associates 4) Jason Addison Smith Consulting Services, Inc. (JAS Pacific) 5) Plan Review Consultants, Inc. (PRC, Inc.) 6) Synergetic Consulting
Attachments: 1. JAS Amend No.pdf, 2. PRC Amend No.pdf, 3. Shums Amend No.pdf, 4. Synergetic Amend No.pdf, 5. TRB + Associates Inc Amend No.pdf, 6. West Coast Code Consultants Amend No.pdf
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Action to Amend the following Consultant Agreements for Plan Check Review and Field Inspection Services for City Projects:
1) TRB+Associates
2) West Coast Code Consultants (WC3)
3) Shums Coda Associates
4) Jason Addison Smith Consulting Services, Inc. (JAS Pacific)
5) Plan Review Consultants, Inc. (PRC, Inc.)
6) Synergetic Consulting

Report
COUNCIL PILLAR
Deliver and Enhance High Quality Efficient Services

BACKGROUND
The Community Development Department's Building Division (Division) continues to experience record levels of permit, plan review and inspection activity in residential and commercial developments. There is an overwhelming demand put upon the Division to provide a far greater number of permits, plan review and inspection services compared with historic development activity.

Notably, in December of 2019, the Division received a large number of new permit submittals, representing a total of over $1.0 billion in valuation, which continue to work through the permit process. Large-scale developments submitted in 2020 included a 3.1 million sq. ft. 1,565 residential unit project, a 152,000 sq. ft. hotel, a 45,000 sq. ft. retail project and a 650,000 sq. ft, 580 residential unit project. High activity levels continue and permit activity for the first part of FY 2020/21 exceeds the same period in FY 2019/20. From July to December 2020, the Division collected approximately $8.2 million in revenue, equivalent to 63% of the revenue projection for the entire fiscal year.

Upcoming activity will include building permits for the Related Santa Clara project which are not reflected in the current activity or revenue levels. New data center buildings, multi-family mixed-use buildings, and several large Tenant Improvement projects will be submitted in the next couple of months this fiscal year. Many large projects with permit valuations greater than $1.0 million were submitted during the first week of January 2021; as a r...

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