ePlanReview

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Online Plan Review

Our ePlanReview system, which uses ProjectDox software, lets customers skip a trip to City Hall by submitting plans online. PDS and other reviewing agencies review plans simultaneously, which can help reduce review times.

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Using ePlanReview

Navigate Boise's Electronic Plan Review System


Submit Application

Step 1: Submit Application (Applicant)

Step 2: Assign Case Number (PDS Staff)

  • PDS assigns a case number, invites applicant into the ePlanReview project and grants the applicant rights to upload electronic files.


Upload Files

Step 3: Upload Files (Applicant)

  • Upload files: Applicant logs in to ePlanReview and uploads all required submittal documents.
  • Submit Files: When done uploading files, applicant signs off the "Upload Confirmation" task to submit files for review.
  • Reminder: We cannot begin our review until the applicant signs off on the "Upload Confirmation" task.

Step 4: Pre-Screen Review (PDS Staff)

  • PDS staff performs preliminary review of application/plans for completeness. If complete, they notify the applicant of the fees due.

Step 5: Pay Fees (Applicant)

  • Applicant pays all fees due.


Plan Review Process

Step 6: Plan Review (PDS Staff)

  • City staff and outside agencies begin simultaneous plan review.

Step 7: Resubmittals (Applicant)

  • If plans do not pass review, the applicant is notified that corrections are needed. Tasks and assignment instructions are provided by e-mail.
  • Reminder: We cannot restart our review until the applicant signs off on the "Applicant Resubmit" task.


Project Approval

Step 8: Download Plans (Applicant)

Applicant downloads plans after final approval.

Building Division Projects:

  • Permit Required: After plan review, the project has been approved but the building permit has not been issued. The applicant/contractor is responsible for permit issuance.
  • Download and Print Approved Plans: After plan review is complete, the architect/applicant must download the approved plans and documents and provide a full size copy of the approved plan set to the contractor. An approved paper plan set must be on the job site at all times during construction.

Planning Division Projects:

  • The approval letter is available for download. There is a ten day appeal period. See the approval letter for details.

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