Permit Studio LLC

211 S. Clark St. #211

Chicago IL 60604








                     SERVICE AGREEMENT








                                                                           (“The Client”)





                                                                     PERMIT STUDIO LLC


                                                                        (“The Company”)




THIS AGREEMENT is made on the ……..…… day of…………..…………20……..…, is entered into by and between the Client and the Company  (Client and Company collectively referred to herein as the “Parties” or individually as the “Party”).



  • The Company is a skilled and professional Building Permit Expediting Business and Consultants based in Chicago, Illinois, the Company has a License for permit expediting that helps homeowners, general contractor, developers, or architects obtain building permits.


  • The company outsources the services of an architectural company, that executes the architectural drawings for an owner, general contractor or developers or in certain instances the Company connects the clients to architectural companies.


  • The Client wishes to engage the Company to provide the Permit Expediting Services.


  • The Company has indicated and warranted that it has the necessary skills, expertise, personnel, and equipment to carry out and complete the Services at the Contract Sum (a term defined below) and to the standards that are stated in this Agreement.


  • The Client now wishes to enter into this Agreement with the Company under which the Company will provide the Services.



THEREFORE, in consideration of mutual promises, representations, covenants, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which is hereby acknowledged, the Parties agree to the following terms and conditions and to be bound thereby:


    • In this Agreement:
  • “Agreement” means this Agreement, its Schedules, Exhibits, and other documents (save as may otherwise be varied by this Agreement);
  • “Contract Sum” means United States Dollars……………..;
  • “Services” means the services rendered by the Company as provided under Schedule A;
  • “Statement of Work Section” means deliverables, Project cost and exact services being offered as provided under Schedule B ;


  • In this Agreement, unless the context otherwise requires, any reference to:
  • the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
  • a person includes reference to a body corporate or other legal entity;
  • any written law includes that law as amended or re-enacted from time to time;
  • any agreement or other document includes that Agreement or other document as varied or replaced by the Parties in writing from time to time;
  • a clause is to the relevant clause of this Agreement;
  • any Party includes that Party’s successors and assigns.
    • Clause headings are inserted for convenience only and shall be ignored in construing this Agreement.
    • The identification of certain breaches in this Agreement as being “Material” does not indicate that only those breaches are material.
    • Where the Agreement provides for the giving or issue of any notice, consent, approval certificate, or determination, it shall be in writing, and the words notify, certify or determine shall be construed accordingly. Routine communications relating to the performance of this Agreement may be conducted by electronic mail.


  • Save as may otherwise be provided in this Agreement, the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement are the only terms on which the Client is prepared to deal with the Company. They shall govern the relationship between the Parties to the entire exclusion of all other agreements entered into with the Company concerning the provision of the Services.
  • If any ambiguity is found in the various documents forming this Agreement, the Company shall issue any necessary clarification or instruction.
  • All documents annexed to this Agreement shall be subject to the terms under this Agreement, provided that the Parties append their signatures on the documents.



This Agreement shall come into force upon execution and shall remain in force until either Party terminates this Agreement, or until a specified (date).


  2. The term of this Agreement (the “Term”) will begin on the date of this Agreement and will remain in full force and effect indefinitely until terminated as provided in this Agreement, and, or
  3. The term of this Agreement (the “Term”) will begin on the date of this Agreement and will remain in full force and effect until a specified (date).
  4. In the event that either Party wishes to terminate this Agreement, that Party will be required to provide 30 days written notice to the other Party.
  5. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, the Company’s obligations will end upon the termination of this Agreement.
  6. In the event the Client needs a permit that will require architectural drawings in order to apply for them. The Company will include in their fees the architectural drawings services, and facilitate the architectural drawings to be executed by an architect. In this arrangement between the Company and the Client, the Company shall not be held liable for any Architectural Drawings Compliance.


  2. Short Term Projects
  • The Client shall pay the Company a deposit of 50% of the Contract Sum before the commencement of services.
  • The deposit shall be non- refundable if the Client rescinds the Agreement.
  • The 50% balance of the Contract Sum shall be remitted to the Company upon issuance of the permit.
  1. Long Term Projects
  • These are projects that last for months.
  • The Client shall pay a deposit of 25% of the Contract Sum to the Company before the commencement of services.
  • The 25% deposit shall be non – refundable, if the Client rescinds the Agreement.
  • Another instalment of 50% shall be remitted before the submission of the relevant drawings and applications.
  • The Client shall remit the third and final instalment of 25% of the Contract Sum to the Company, once it has been issued with a permit.


    1. The Client shall undertake to supply the Company all relevant information necessary for the compliance of the Agreement by the Company.
    2. The Client shall pay to the Company the Contract Sum in such a manner and at an interval to be agreed upon by the Parties.
    3. The Company shall possess the technical resources necessary for the correct implementation of the Services within the term and under the conditions established in the present Agreement.
    4. The Company shall deliver to the Client, in a period of no more than ……… calendar days after the signing of the present Agreement, a preliminary report specifying the actions to be taken in line with Schedule A and periods of time necessary for compliance with the Agreement.


  2. The Company warrants that it is skilled and competent to offer the services.
  3. The Company warrants that it will provide the Services with due care and diligence and to such high standard of quality consistent with applicable standards and as it is reasonable the Client to expect in all the circumstances;
  • in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement and such other instructions as may be given by the Client; and
  • in accordance with all applicable laws and consents.
  1. The Client warrants that:
  • the Client has the capacity to pay the Company for the Services provided.


  2. If any dispute arises between the Parties related to this Agreement, it shall be resolved by mediation between and among the parties. Parties shall act in good faith to resolve the dispute.
  3. In the event that a dispute cannot be resolved through good faith mediation, the Parties agree to submit to either binding mediation, arbitration or litigation.
  4. In the event of mediation, the prevailing Party will be entitled to its legal fees, including, but not limited to, its attorneys’ fees.
  6. Either Party shall be entitled to immediately terminate this Agreement upon the breach of its terms by the other Party in the event that the Party in breach fails to rectify the said breach within thirty days upon issuance of a notice to rectify the same.
  7. Either Party may terminate this Agreement upon giving the other Party no less than 30 days’ notice in writing.
  8. Upon termination of this Agreement, the Company shall
  • Stop the Services entirely, or as may be specified in the notice; and
  • Deliver all complete and incomplete Services to the Client.
  1. Upon termination of this Agreement, the Client shall
  • Immediately pay the Company any sums due to it prior to the termination;


  1. The termination of this Agreement shall not discharge the liabilities accumulated by either Party.
  2. Any Clauses intended by the Parties or this Agreement to survive the termination of this Agreement shall survive the termination of this Agreement by whatever cause.
  3. This Agreement will automatically terminate when both Parties have performed all of their obligations under the Agreement and all payments have been received.



Either Party may request variations to the Agreement.  The Parties shall enter into discussions to agree on any required changes, revised pricing, and time for performance.  Such variations will only be effective if agreed in writing by the Parties.


  2. For the purposes of this Agreement, “Force Majeure” means an event which could not reasonably have been avoided by a diligent party in the circumstances, which is beyond the reasonable control of a party and which makes a party’s performance of its responsibilities hereunder impossible or so impractical as reasonably to be considered impossible in the circumstances and includes, but is not limited to, war, riots, civil disorder, earthquake, storm, flood or adverse weather conditions, strikes, lockouts or other industrial action, terrorist acts, confiscation or any other action by government agencies.
  3. Force Majeure shall not include any event caused by the negligence or intentional action of a Party or such Party’s subcontractors or agents or employees or by a failure to observe good professional practice.
  4. Force Majeure shall not include insufficiency of funds or failure to make any payment required hereunder.
  5. The failure of a Party to fulfill any of its obligations hereunder shall not be considered to be a breach of or default under this Agreement insofar as such inability arises from an event of Force Majeure, provided that the Party affected by such an event has taken all reasonable precautions, due care, and reasonable alternative measures, all with the objective of carrying out the terms of this Agreement.
  6. A Party affected by an event of Force Majeure shall take all reasonable measures to remove such Party’s inability to fulfill its obligations hereunder with a minimum of delay. The Parties shall take all reasonable measures to minimize the consequence of any event of Force Majeure.
  7. A Party affected by an event of Force Majeure shall notify in writing the other Party of such event as soon as possible, and in any event not later than five (5) days following the occurrence of such event, providing evidence of the nature and cause of such event, and shall similarly give notice of the restoration of normal conditions as soon as possible.
  8. Not later than fourteen (14) days after the Company, as a result of an event of Force Majeure, has become unable to discharge a material portion of its obligations, the Parties shall consult with each other with a view to agreeing on appropriate measures to be taken in the circumstances.

The Company shall not at any time disclose, directly or indirectly to any other person whatsoever (including to the public or any section of the public) any information concerning this Agreement or any other information of any nature whatsoever concerning the Client, whether such information or matter is stated to be confidential or not, without the express written permission of the Client. The Company gives this covenant on its behalf.


Except where this Agreement provides otherwise, the rights and remedies contained in it are cumulative and not exclusive to rights or remedies provided by law.  The failure by either Party to enforce at any time or for any period any one or more of the terms or conditions of this Agreement shall not be a waiver of them or of the right at any time subsequently to enforce all terms and conditions of this Agreement.


If any provision of this Agreement is declared by any judicial or other competent to be void, voidable, illegal or otherwise unenforceable, the Parties shall amend that provision in such reasonable manner as achieves the intention of the Parties without illegality or at the discretion of the Company, it may be severed from this Agreement and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.


  1. COSTS

Each Party shall bear its costs incurred in the negotiation, preparation, and execution of this Agreement.



The Parties agree that construction, validity, and performance of this Agreement shall be governed by the State and/or Country in which the duties of this Agreement are expected to take place. In the event that the duties of this Agreement are to take place in multiple States and/or Countries, this Agreement shall be governed by ILLINOIS STATE LAW

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the Parties has executed this Agreement, both Parties by its duly authorized officer, as of the day and year set forth below.



Signed by the duly authorized representative of








Signed by the duly authorized representative of






























The services offered by PERMIT STUDIO LLC shall include:


  • Consult Architect on all required documentation prior permit submittal.
  • Uploading all drawings required for the scope of work.
  • Uploading all documents and applications required for the scope of work
  • Schedule any necessary meetings with DOB for clarification or corrections
  • Revenue Review
  • Obtain final permit
























                                                          SCHEDULE B

                                         STATEMENT OF WORK SECTION



Process Building Permit for new structure 1. Document submittal requirements & time frames for plan review in the Department of Building.


2. Plan Submittal  Coordination of all required documents necessary to successfully submit to the DOB.


3. Online Application Process

4. Zoning Review(s) and/or

5. Approval, Coordinate Contractor Information.



Process Landscape Approval Prepare and distribute items required for the Landscape approval process.

> Provide recommendations regarding drawing formatting to meet city guidelines.

> Coordinate and follow up with the Project Team regularly to ensure that all documents will be completed properly and returned to our office in a timely manner.

> Provide regular updates to the project team outlining the current status, outstanding documents and approvals necessary to complete the Landscape approval process.

Process Driveway Approval        

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