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All companies need to operate within the law. However, depending on the industry, most face a number of legal hurdles. As you can imagine, it’s absolutely essential that you understand what these hurdles are and negotiate them as need be or you could run into all sorts of problems. Let’s look at the legal aspects of a construction project.

Long before your build can ever start, you need a whole host of permits to build. The exact types will depend on where and what you’re building. Furthermore, you and your customer must have an understanding of who will procure these permits before the build starts.

Obviously, there are a number of legal issues involved whenever you hire and pay people. This is especially true when it comes to building, because so many of your employees are union members. So it’s essential you understand how paying them works and even how many hours they can be allotted each week. Run into legal problems with unions and you’ll pay dearly.

When it comes to the actual physical structure of your building, there will be a number of legal requirements in terms of making it livable safe. Don’t shirk these.

If legal aspects begin slowing down your build, consider construction turnaround services to pick things back up and get them on the right track.


Lyle Charles Consulting is the company you need for plenty of construction advisory services that help make your build a smooth one. Whether you need a private mediation, an expert witness or just help smoothing over a rough patch, they’re the ones to call.