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For Applicants: Single PDF Process: Intake

Intake is the first step in the Single PDF Process. This page explains the Intake process, links to relevant resources, and links to the next step in the Single PDF Process.

Diagram of the Single PDF Process Intake Process


For additional information, please review the documents below. To share the below links, right-click and select Copy Link or Copy Link Address.

Applicant Single PDF Process Steps & User Guide

Preparing PDFs for the Single PDF Process

Uploading & Downloading Documents

Frequently Asked Questions About the Single PDF Process


Go To Single PDF Process: OverviewGo To Single PDF Process: IntakeGo To Single PDF Process: CorrectionsGo To Single PDF Process: Issuance


The Single PDF Process refers to the fact that all drawings must be together in a single PDF file, named appropriately. Calcs, application, and other documents required for your permit application must still be uploaded as their own PDFs separate from the drawings PDF.