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November 30, 2020

Vancouver Park Impact Fee increases take effect 1/1/2021

On November 16, the Vancouver City Council passed a two-year PIF increase that will begin January 1, 2021. The new rates are $2,819 for a single-family residence and $2,060 per…

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November 2, 2020
93% of Contractors Report Delays in Project Timelines due to COVID-19
October 23, 2020
Voting doesn’t have to be hard, access election resources
October 21, 2020
Building Futures Foundation Awards $20,250 in Scholarships and Tool Grants
October 15, 2020
Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour Goes Virtual
October 14, 2020
Building Clark County: October Edition Now Available!
October 5, 2020
2021 salary thresholds set for overtime exempt employees
September 30, 2020
11 Homes Featured in the Fall NW Natural New Homes Tour
September 17, 2020
Building Industry Group Announces General Election Endorsements
September 16, 2020
September Building Clark County Magazine Now Available
September 8, 2020
NW Natural Parade of Homes to be held at Felida Overlook
September 4, 2020
I-5 Bridge Closure Will Affect Your Clark County Permit Appointments
August 25, 2020
12,612 Clark County Families Priced Out of Purchasing a Home due to Soaring Lumber Prices
August 13, 2020
August Building Clark County Magazine: Now Available!
August 5, 2020
Clark County Permit Center adopts new processes for permit application, drop-off and issuance
July 31, 2020
Buying a Home During COVID-19
July 30, 2020
Clark County releases new permitting protocol – Effective August 1
July 21, 2020
Virtual Awards Ceremony for BIA Golf Tournament presented by Lifetime Exteriors
July 15, 2020
BIA Adds Two Candidates to Endorsements
July 14, 2020
Now Available: Building Clark County Magazine, July Edition
July 1, 2020
Getting to Know Blaze Restoration
June 30, 2020
Survey: COVID-19 & Effects on the Building Industry in Clark County
CREDC to Provide Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers to Eligible Businesses
June 26, 2020
Implementation of 2018 Building Codes Delayed Again
June 22, 2020
Revised Estimates Show $1.2 Billion in Construction Wages Lost Due to Governor Inslee’s Stay-at-Home Order
June 18, 2020
Summary & Webinar Replay: Revised Housing Forecast presented by Columbia Credit Union
June 12, 2020
Now Available: June Edition of Building Clark County Magazine
June 10, 2020
BIA Announces Pre-Primary Endorsements of Six Candidates
June 5, 2020
Clark County officially granted Phase 2 re-opening status
May 29, 2020
BIAW files lawsuit to revoke L&I emergency rule allowing agency to fine businesses
May 27, 2020
Phase 1 Construction Visitor Logs No Longer Required
May 19, 2020
Governor Inslee releases Phase 2 Construction Guidelines
May 18, 2020
BIA Distributes $3.2 million in L&I Refunds to Members
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May 15, 2020
Building Clark County: May Edition
May 13, 2020
BIA Launches Online PPE Store for Construction Industry
April 29, 2020
The Vancouver Clinic offers builders rapid COVID-19 testing
April 24, 2020
Phase 1 Plan Allows Existing Construction Projects to Restart
April 23, 2020
Washington Legislature urges Gov. Inslee to delay building codes
April 22, 2020
Mayor McEnerny-Ogle & Rep. Herrera Beutler push for rapid screening of construction workers
April 14, 2020
Building Clark County Magazine: April 2020 Edition
April 13, 2020
BIA releases “Housing is Essential” PSA
April 10, 2020
Status of 2020 NW Natural Parade of Homes
April 8, 2020
Clark County Issues Notice Regarding Construction Activities
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City of Battle Ground issues guidance on allowed construction activity
WA Energy Code Implementation Delayed
April 3, 2020
Ridgefield issues executive order to prevent spoliation and avoid damage, allow pre-sold and partially erected homes to be completed
March 26, 2020
Interpretative guidance on residential building amid COVID-19
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March 25, 2020
Clark County & L&I Inspections During COVID-19
March 17, 2020
Building Clark County: March Edition Available
February 19, 2020
Building Clark County: February Edition Now Available
February 6, 2020
Study Shows Nearly 800 Households Priced Out of Vancouver Housing Market with Each $1,000 Price Increase
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January 21, 2020
Two new members appointed to BIA Board of Directors
January 17, 2020
Building Clark County Magazine: January 2020 Edition
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2019

December 10, 2019
BIA Announces 2020 Board Leadership
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December 5, 2019
BIA President’s Awards Recipients Honored at Reception
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November 4, 2019
BIA Reveals Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour Award Recipients
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October 28, 2019
BIA Announces NW Natural Parade of Homes Award Recipients
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October 22, 2019
BIA Honors New Homes Tour Award Recipients
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October 14, 2019
BIA Announces Candidate Endorsements for November Election
October 7, 2019
8 Homes Featured in Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour
September 25, 2019
Two new members appointed to BIA Board of Directors
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September 12, 2019
BIA Hires Two New Staff
August 21, 2019
BIA Announces Building Excellence Award Winners
July 16, 2019
Building Futures Foundation Awards $17,000 in Scholarships & Grants
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July 2, 2019
BIA Distributes Record L&I Refund to Members
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May 15, 2019
New Homes Tour features record number of homes
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March 6, 2019
BIA promotes Makinster to Government Affairs Director
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2018

November 12, 2018
BIA President’s Awards Bestowed; New Officers Installed
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October 22, 2018
BIA Announces People’s Choice Awards for the 2018 NW Natural Parade of Homes
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October 4, 2018
8 diverse projects featured in Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour on Oct. 20 & 21
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September 18, 2018
BIA Announces Final Candidate Endorsements for November Election
August 17, 2018
BIA Honors Building Excellence & Spring Home Show Award Winners
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July 25, 2018
BIA Announces Additional Pre-Primary Endorsements
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June 26, 2018
BIA Distributes Over $2 Million Dollars to Local Businesses
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June 25, 2018
BIA Hires New Government Affairs Coordinator
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June 21, 2018
Building Futures Foundation Awards Scholarships to Seven Local Students
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June 18, 2018
BIA Announces First Candidate Endorsements Before August Primary
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May 10, 2018
Variety is Key at the 2018 NW Natural New Homes Tour
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March 8, 2018
Applications Now Available for Building Futures Foundation Scholarship Program
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February 15, 2018
BATTLE GROUND BUSINESSMAN DAVE MYLLYMAKI NAMED MARCH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS REMODELER OF THE MONTH
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2017

November 21, 2017
BIA President’s Awards Bestowed; New Officers Installed
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October 24, 2017
Parade of Homes Returns to East Clark County
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October 20, 2017
Unusual Sweep for Fall Home Show Award Winners
September 21, 2017
Clark County Home Transformations On Display During Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour
September 20, 2017
BIA Announces Final Candidate Endorsements for November Election
August 23, 2017
BIA Bestows 2017 Building Excellence Awards & Spring Home Show Honors
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July 19, 2017
Clark County Building Stats Highlight Sustained Gains for Construction Industry
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July 13, 2017
BIA Announces First Candidate Endorsement Before August Primary
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June 27, 2017
Building Futures Foundation Awards $16,500 in Scholarships to Eight Local Students
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June 23, 2017
BIA Distributes $2.2 Million Dollars to Local Industry Members
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May 17, 2017
Clark County’s Newest Homes Star in the NW Natural New Homes Tour
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May 3, 2017
Building Futures Foundation Extends Scholarship Deadline
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April 11, 2017
New Members Appointed to BIA Board of Directors
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2016

November 23, 2016
BIA Comments on October Building Stats 2016
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November 22, 2016
BIA President Awards Bestowed
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