Once you log into PlansDrop, you will be presented with a screen that shows any previous projects you have entered, in any municipality, and the opportunity to enter a new one.

Opening an Existing Project

From the Projects screen, you will be able to view all projects you have created along with their current status. 

  1. Select any row to open that Project.
  2. To sort the project list, select any of the column headings.
  3. To search the list, enter text or numbers in the Search box and select enter.
    • If you have a large number of projects, you can limit the search to one column (e.g. location). 
    • To clear the search, remove the entry in the Search box and select enter.
  4. Only 7 projects will be loaded per page. Use the arrows or numbers to scroll through the pages.

Project Information

You will not be able to edit:

  • Project Number
  • Project Type
  • Project Status
  • Entered On
  • Date Closed
  • Jurisdiction

You will be able to edit:

  • Project Name
  • Project Description
  • Location 
  • Property Owner

Updates will be saved automatically.

Understanding the Status

  • Closed  - If your project is Closed it means that all of the uploaded documents have been accepted, no new requirements were added and no further action needs to take place within the PlansDrop application.
  • Waiting for Submittals - If your project is Waiting for Submittals it means one of the following:
    • The uploaded files were Returned for Correction meaning there was an error or omission. 
    • The files were not uploaded and are required.
    • New requirements were added based on the project information.
  • Canceled - Your project will be canceled if not acted upon within a certain time frame.
  • New - Your project and submittals have not yet been reviewed by staff.

Uploading New Documents

If your project is Waiting for Submittals you can upload the required new or corrected files.

  1. From the Project dashboard, open a project with a Waiting for Submittals status.
  2. In the Submittals section, you will notice an Incomplete status in the upper corner.

Returned for Correction

  1. Each submittal item will have a status after it; you are looking for the Returned for Correction item.
  2. The Comments column will tell you why the document was rejected. If you have a question, contact the municipality directly.
    • If you wish to view the rejected document, use the download button.
  3.  Use the BROWSE... button to search for the required file or drag and drop the file name into the grey area below the item information. 
  4. Use the Submit button at the bottom to start the transfer.

Not Received

  1. Each submittal item will have a status after it; you are looking for the Not Received item.
  2. Use the BROWSE... button to search for the required file or drag and drop the file name into the grey area below the item information. 
  3. Use the Submit button at the bottom to start the transfer.

IncompleteReturned