How to create a pre-consultation request

This tutorial shows how to create a pre-consultation request.

Go to your "My dashboard" and click "Create a new application."

Click the "Create a new project" tab in the "Project selection."

Type the project name into the text field.
Click "Next."
Select "Province" and "Municipality" from the drop-down menus.

Search the property address on the map or type it into the text field.

View more instructions for searching a property address in the "creating a new building permit application" support article.

Click "Next."
Select "Planning approval " in the "Application type, Project type & Category" view. 
Choose the project type and category in the "Select project type" section.
There is a note at the bottom of the "Select category, type, and target for your application" view:

"This application type requires a pre-consultation before a permit application can be submitted.
A pre-consultation request will be created automatically in the next phase."

Click "Next."
In the "Summary" view, click "Finish & Create."
Success - You have now created a draft approval application that requires a pre-consultation from your municipality.
In the "pre-consultation request application," read the instructions provided by your local government authority.

Go to the "Project data" section and click the row to expand the section.
Type the description for the project.

Cloudpermit automatically saves the changes in the section.

Click "Close" to collapse the section.
Before requesting the pre-consultation from your local government authority, you can add parties to your application in the "Parties to the application" section.

See instructions for inviting and adding parties to the application.

In the "Attachments" section, add, for example, a draft site plan or any drawings and documents that will be beneficial for the stakeholders to understand your building plans and land use.
See instructions for adding attachments to the application.
Click "Request pre-consultation".
Success - You have now requested the pre-consultation to your planning approval.

The application progress bar status is "Requested."

Cloudpermit will notify you by email when the local government authority processes your request.



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