How to Record an Inspection Result


Recording inspection results on Cloudpermit is easy and can be done from anywhere with an internet connection. To have access to the inspections functionality of Cloudpermit, users must be part of the inspector group of the Municipality they are inspectors in. If you are an inspector an do not have access to the inspections functionality of Cloudpermit please ask your administrator to provide you with access. For inspectors already part of the inspector group who want to learn how to record an inspection result on Cloudpermit, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Log into Cloudpermit at
  2. Locate the Subject Application
    1. Locate the subject application from the list of applications under Applications. Click on the address of the application, written in blue text.
    2. You have automatically been redirected to the application dashboard. The application is now in its WORK phase. The WORK phase is mainly comprised of the INSPECTIONS tile which lists all of the required inspections for the application, which lists all of the required inspections for the application.
  3. Click the Open Button
    1. To record an inspection result, please find the subject inspection from the list of required inspections and click the the Open button located to the right side of each inspection. If you cannot locate the Open button, it is circled in red on the image below. 
  4. Start a New Visit
    1. You have now been redirected to the inspection view. Every inspection result in Cloudpermit begins with a new visit. To begin a new visit, please click the start new visit button near the top right of the window. If you cannot locate the Start new visit button, it is circled in red on the image below. 
    2. Any attachment that was submitted as part of the permit application process can be found under the Attachments tile. To expand the tile, simply click the Open button located near the right of the tile.
  5. Add Deficiencies & Remarks (Optional)
    1. To add a Deficiency or Remark click the Add new defiency/remark button.
      1. To add a discovery date please select a date from the drop down menu by clicking the calendar.
      2. To add a description of the finding simply start typing in the text box.
      3. If you only want to add a remark, simply check the box next to This is a remark only.
      4. When you are finished inputting that information, please click the Add and close button located near the bottom right of the window.
    2. You can edit or delete or edit the Deficiency/Remark by clicking the Edit or Delete button located near the bottom right of the tile.
  6. Add New Orders (Optional)
    1. Similar to Deficiencies/Remarks, to add a New Order, begin by clicking the Add new order button located under the word ORDERS.
      1. Input the name of who the Order will be issued to by selecting it from the drop-down menu.
      2. Select a compliance date by selecting a date from the date selector
      3. Input any Additional address information
      4. Select a new deficiency/remark from the list of the deficiencies/remarks you inputted in the Deficiencies & Remarks section above.
        1. Optional - input a Description for the deficiency/remark
        2. Optional – input a Required action for the deficiency/remark
      5. Click the Add button located near the bottom right of the window
  7. Add Photos (Optional)
    1. To add photos, you can either:
      1. drag and drop photos onto the grey box highlighted by a dashed black line
      2. Select images from your computer. To do so, click the click here button written in blue text within the grey box. Now you need to find the photo from your computer (or mobile device) and add it.
  8. Input Notes (Optional) and Inspection Result
    1. Optional – Input any internal notes you may want other municipality users to be seen. Notes you input in this section will not be seen by parties of the application.
    2. Optional – Input any site conditions notes you may have. Any notes you write here will be visible to both municipality users and parties of the application. 
      • NOTE: Any notes inputted in this section will be included in an automated email sent out to all parties to the application.
    3. Input the Result for the visit. To do so, select one of the following four options from the drop-down menu:
      1. No access to work site
      2. Inspection not complete
      3. Failed 
      4. Passed
  9. Finish and close inspection
    1. It is now time to close the inspection. However, before you do, all of the information you have inputted, and make any necessary revisions.
    2. If you feel comfortable with what you’ve inputted so far, please click the Finish and close inspection button located near the bottom right of the window.
    3. Confirm the inspection visit by clicking Yes.
  10. Success! You have now finished the inspection
    1. If you wish to return to the project, please click the GO TO DETAILED INFORMATION button written in blue located near the top left of the window
    2. If you wish to return to My today, please click the Back to My today button located near the top left of the window


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