Be brief and to the point. PERMITORS are more likely to look at and answer concise questions that clearly pertain to their expertise areas. Save the details for the next section.

Stay focused. Limit your question to a single building permit or business license issue. If you have additional concerns, you can post additional questions.

Stay on topic. Only include those details that are relevant to your question. Do not include any personally identifiable information.

Ask, don’t tell. Actual questions get better response that vaguely worded subjects.

Read it through. After you finish adding details,