How to Add Attachments

Different types of applications require different kinds of attachments. For example, residential building permit applications require different attachments than Agricultural building permit applications.

To add attachments, please follow these steps:

  1. Open an existing application or create a new application
  2. Scroll down to the Attachments tile near the bottom of the Application Dashboard
  3. Expand the Attachments tile by clicking the Open button near the right side of the Attachments tile. Once expanded, it should look like this:
  4. To upload attachments, you have two options:
    1. Drag and drop files
    2. Select files from your computer
  5. To use the drag and dropmethod, please follow these steps:
    1. Locate the attachment on your computer
    2. Drag and drop it anywhere within the grey box which is bordered by a black dashed line
  6. To use the select files from your computermethod, please follow these steps:
    1. Click the click here button which is highlighted in blue
    2. A file selector window should now appear. Please navigate to the location of where your attachments are located on your computer
    3. Click Open located near the bottom right of the window
  7. Once you have uploaded an attachment, it should appear like this:
  8. Select the type of the attachment (site plan, elevations, etc.). NOTE: An attachment can be numerous types. For example, if you are uploading one PDF which contains several attachment types, simply add the applicable types.
  9. Input a drawing number and description (optional)
  10. Click the Done button near the bottom of the window.

NOTE: To satisfy the required attachments section of your application, you must submit all of the required attachments. For example, if an application requires you to submit a site plan, elevation drawings, and a site grading plan, you must upload all three before being able to submit your application. Please ensure you have uploaded all of the required attachments before you proceed.

Note: When documents are uploaded to Evolve, they are converted into PDF/A format, which is an official archive format.

 

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