http://mv-voice.com/square/print/2008/08/05/deedees-moves-to-santa-clara


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DeeDee's moves to Santa Clara

Original post made on Aug 5, 2008

After getting the boot last December to make way for a housing project, the owners of DeeDee's spent thousands on city permits and rent in search of a new space locally. Eventually, however, it came down to what the Desai family feared most: leaving Mountain View.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Elizabeth
a resident of another community
on Aug 5, 2008 at 9:11 am

There has got to be a way to streamline Mountain View's process in terms of getting a building permit so that much-needed businesses like this don't have to move out of town anymore in order to stay open.


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Posted by Alex
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 15, 2008 at 2:34 pm

Was this a permit for remodeling the interior of the building? When I remodeled my kitchen earlier this year, I submitted all my architectural drawings and application and got a building permit within a day. Granted, converting a former convenience store to a restaurant is probably more involved. I wonder how much of the delay was caused by their architect or contractor.