Building 101: Draft Building Permit Creation

The application creation process in Cloudpermit is user-friendly and guided. This article will walk you through the steps of creating a draft building permit application. Let's get started!

Step 1: Accessing the Application Creation Process

1.1. Log in to your Cloudpermit account and access your dashboard.

1.2. Click on "Create a New Application" to begin the process.

Step 2: Project Details

2.1. Select the "Create a New Project" tab.

2.2. Enter a project name and click "Next" to proceed.

Step 3: Locating the Property

3.1. In the "Location for the Application" workspace, you will need to specify the property's location based on your province (state) and municipality.

3.2. Locate the subject property using one of the following options:

  • Option 1:Use the subject property address.
    • Start typing the property address into the search field.
    • Select the desired property address from the list and click "Next
  • Option 2:Use the roll number of the subject property.
    • Start typing a property roll number into the search field.
    • Select the desired property from the list and click "Next."
  • Option 3:Click and drag on the map to locate the subject property.
    • Use the + and - buttons on the map to zoom in and out.
    • Click on the desired property location on the map.
    • Click "Next."
  • If no address is found for the selected property, you can manually enter property details by clicking the blue link labeled "You can also enter property details manually."

Step 4: Application Details

4.1. Fill out the required property details marked with a red asterisk (*).

4.2. Click "Next" to proceed.

Step 5: Application Type

5.1. Select the application type by clicking on the "Building permit" symbol. The available options may vary depending on your municipality's configuration.

5.2. Choose a project type.

5.3. Select a category, work type, and work target.

5.4. If you require a pre-consultation instead of submitting a permit application, enable the switch toggle by answering "Yes." Click "Next" to initiate the pre-consultation process.

Step 6: Review and Submission

6.1. To review or make changes to the information entered, click "Back."

6.2. If you are satisfied with the details provided, click "Finish and Create."

Step 7: Application Status

7.1. Your application will be in the "Draft" step of your application workspace until you submit it.

Step 8: Return to Dashboard

8.1. To return to your dashboard, click "Back to Dashboard."

Congratulations! You have successfully created a draft building permit application in Cloudpermit. If you encounter any issues or have further questions, please reach out to our support team for assistance.

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