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permit

1) v. to allow by silence, agreement or giving a license. 2) n. a license or other document given by an authorized public official or agency (building inspector, department of motor vehicles) to allow a person or business to perform certain acts. These can include building a structure, using a building, driving on the highway, conducting a retail business, and dozens of other activities. The purpose of permits is supposedly to guarantee that laws and regulations have been obeyed, but they also are a source of public revenue. (See: license)

permit

noun affirmation, approbation, approval, authorization, carte blanche, certificate, charter, document granting permission, fiat, grant, leave, legalization, license, pass, passport, patent, permission, privilege, sanction, ticket of leave, visa, voucher, warrant
Associated concepts: license

permit

verb accord one's approval, agree to, allow, approve, approve of, assent, authorize, award assent, be in favor of, be indulgent of, confer a privilege, consent, enable, entitle, facilitate, give clearance, give connent, give leave, give opportunity for, give permission, give power, grant permission, have no objection, let, license, make possible, remove the obstacles, sanction, suffer, warrant, yield assent
See also: abide, accede, acknowledge, allow, approval, approve, assent, authority, authorize, bear, bestow, capacity, certify, charge, charter, concede, concession, condone, confirm, consent, copyright, dispensation, empower, enable, endure, enfranchise, exception, excuse, exemption, franchise, freedom, grant, invest, key, leave, license, palliate, patent, permission, qualify, receive, recognize, sanction, submit, tolerate, vest, vouchsafe, warrant, yield

PERMIT. A license or warrant to do something not forbidden bylaw; as, to land goods imported into the United States, after the duties have been paid or secured to be paid. Act of Cong. of 2d March, 1799, s. 49, cl. 2. See form of such a permit, Gord. Dig. Appendix, No. II. 46.

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The review of special permits is subject to ULURP, which provides for review by from the date the application is certified as complete.
To make sum their foundries have their bases covered in the Clean Air Act (CAA) Title V Operating Permits, which are due in nearly all states next fall, 106 foundry representatives met at the Casting Industry Clean Air/Environmental Conference September 14-16 in Chicago.
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Wenatchee; mechanical permit for pool exhaust fan, kitchen hood fan intake.
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The basic steps are: identify the need for a permit, conduct air testing, train employees, prevent unauthorized entrance, and monitor program use.
Permit certain tax-exempt organizations to be eligible shareholders.