- Sep 5, 2023
Seattle's construction industry faces ethical scrutiny following a comprehensive audit of the Department of Construction and Inspections. The report raises concerns about conflicts of interest, nepotism, and preferential treatment for well-connected builders. It also uncovers staff members' dual roles in the industry and financial disclosure lapses. While the permitting process is notorious for its delays, the audit offers recommendations to improve efficiency and consistency. The department is open to reforms to address these issues, emphasizing the need for stakeholders to stay informed about the evolving landscape. To know more, check this article out.
- Seattle, Washington, United States