Building consent application: Uploading files using myAUCKLAND video transcript
Voiceover: Welcome to our user guide on uploading files during your building consent application via ‘myAUCKLAND files’.
[A blue screen with the heading Building consent application: Uploading files using myAUCKLAND appears. The Auckland Council Pohutukawa logo displays on right.]
Voiceover: Note that myAUCKLAND files only applies to the listed four application types.
[Text appears on the blue screen: Please note this video only relates to the following:
- building consent applications.
- project information memorandums (PIM)
- project information memorandums (PIM) and building consent.
Voiceover: All files are uploaded at Step 3 of your application journey.
[The attachments page of the application form is shown. The step 3 is circled at the top of the screen.]
Voiceover: Open myAUCKLAND files using the ‘upload files’ button.
[The upload files button is at the bottom of the attachments page and is highlighted by a red square]
Voiceover: This will open in a new tab.
[myAUCKLAND files screen is shown. The tabs at the top of the browser are highlighted in red.]
Voiceover: myAUCKLAND files will automatically generate the following three folders for you, ‘Applications’, ‘Plans’ and ‘Supporting Documents’.
[Three red arrows indicate the three blue folders in the centre of the screen.]
Voiceover: Here are some examples of file types you may enter into each of the pre-set folders.Feel free to return to this slide and pause after the video.
[Three enlarged blue folders appear on the screen. These folders explain which files go where.
- Proof of ownership
- Record of Title
- Consent notices
- Letter of Authorisation
- Lodgment checklist.
Construction plans related to the building work applied for. For example:
- architectural plans
- structural plans
- fire plans.
All supporting documents to the building work applied for. For example:
- reports (Geotechnical, Energy Efficiency, Flooding, Fire, HVAC etc.)
- producer statements
- product literature.]
Voiceover: We suggest naming your file folders using these three names.
[Folders saved on a personal computer are displayed. They have the same names as the pre-set myAUCKLAND files folders: Applications, Plans and Supporting Documents.]
Voiceover: Drag and drop your files into the relevant folders.
[The mouse arrow icon selects the Plans folder on the personal computer and highlights all the files in that folder]
Voiceover: You can drag multiple files at once.
[The mouse icon drags and drops the files into the Plans folder in myAUCKLAND files.]
Voiceover: Upload progress is shown via the loading bar.
[A blue loading bar appears at the top of myAUCKLAND files.]
Voiceover: Once the upload has finished, open the folders in myAUCKLAND files to check your files.
[The mouse icon opens the Plans folder in myAUCKLAND files. Once the folder is open, the files appear as blue PDF icons.]
Voiceover: Use the highlighted link to navigate out of the folder.
[The link at the top of the screen that begins with the building's street name is highlighted by a red square.]
Voiceover: Once your files are in the relevant folders return to your application by closing the tab.
[The x or close icon is highlighted on the myAUCKLAND files tab.]
Voiceover: Refresh your myAUCKLAND application using the link provided.
[The Refresh this page link is highlighted on the attachments page of the application form. It is located underneath the folders.]
Voiceover: Congratulations, your files have been uploaded. For more information on uploading your files during a building consent application please visit the Auckland Council website: https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/Pages/myauckland-files.aspx