Individual files do not go up to the Judge's chambers. Mr. Fowler's office prepares the file and sends them up in bundles consisting of 40 to 50 files. For files with no problems, the turn around time is usually about 48 hours. Then a letter goes out from the pistol permit office.
Go gun shopping now. You'll only have 60 days to register your first firearm on the permit otherwise your application is consider withdrawn. after the first weapon is registered on your permit (it could be a co-registered weapon owned by someone else) your permit is good for life.