Who is responsible for securing and paying for construction permits and licenses?

The Owner, with the Contractor's assistance, shall secure and pay all construction permits and licenses necessary for the execution of the Work or of any temporary work and easements in relation thereto.

 

As for the final occupancy permit, the Contractor shall secure it but he shall not be responsible to the Owner if the license is not issued or there was delay in its issuance for reasons that are not attributable to the Contractor's fault.