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Update and Reissue a Site Instruction


To edit and re-issue a site instruction using the project's Site Instructions tool. 


If you have previously issued a site instruction to its recipients, you can edit the site instruction at any time and then re-issue (a.k.a., resend by email) your updates using the Steps below. 

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permission:
    • To edit a site instruction, 'Standard' or 'Admin' level permission on the project's Site Instructions tool.
  • Prerequisite:
  • Additional Information:
    • The Site Instructions tool has been developed specifically for Procore clients in Australia and New Zealand. 
    • If you create a site instruction and place it in the 'Draft' status, you will need to edit the instruction at a later time and then click the 'Update & Issue' button in order to send it to your recipients. 


  1. Navigate to the project's Site Instructions tool.
    This reveals the Site Instructions page. 
  2. Locate the desired site instruction in the list. Then click Edit
    This opens the selected site instruction in edit mode. 
  3. In the ‘Edit Site Instruction’ page, scroll to the 'General Information' area. The update the information as needed.
    Note: The 'Created By', 'Created Date', or 'Date Issued' fields cannot be modified.
    • *#. Procore automatically assigns numbers to site instructions in sequential order.
      • Duplicate numbers are NOT permitted). 
      • You may change this number as desired.
    • *Title. A descriptive subject the site instruction.
    • Instruction From: Select the person from whom the site instruction originated. 
    • Date Received: Select the date on which the site instruction was received from the originator (i.e., the originator is the person named in the ‘Instruction From’ field).
    • Attention. Select the desired people or distribution groups from the Project Directory. The are the recipients to whom you will issue the site instruction
    • Distribution. Select people or distribution groups from the Project Directory (see Add a Distribution Group to the Project Directory). This action carbon copies the site instruction to the named individuals.
      (Note: If you click the Create and Email button (or, if you are a user with 'Admin' level permission to the tool, click the Save and Email button), the system automatically sends an email notification to alert recipients about the site instruction). 
    • Trade(s). Select the applicable trade from the drop-down menu. Trades are configured at the Company level. See Add or Delete Trades.
    • Schedule Impact: Select one of the following to indicate if the punch list item will affect the project's schedule (i.e. delay the project's planned schedule): Yes, Yes (Unknown), No, To Be Determined (TBD), and N/A.
    • Private. Mark this checkbox hide the site instruction from everyone except users with 'Admin' level permission to the Site Instructions tool, designated users in the 'Attention' field, and members of the default distribution group. See Configure Advanced Settings: Site Instructions
    • Cost Impact: Select one of the following to indicate if the punch list item will affect the project's cost (i.e. add costs to the project): Yes, Yes (Unknown), No, To Be Determined (TBD), and N/A.
    • Description: Enter a more detailed description for the site instruction. 
    • Attachments: To attach a file, click the Attach Files link. The select the desired file. 
  4. Choose one of these options:
    • If you do not want to re-issue an email for the site instruction (i.e., if you are NOT ready to send it out to recipients by email), click Update. This saves the site instruction in the Draft status in the List view. 
    • If you have NOT previously issued the site instruction or if you have updated a site instruction that was in the 'Draft' status, click Update & Issue. This sends the site instruction to recipients and saves it in the Issued status in the List view. 
    • If you want to issue the site to recipients by email, click Update & Re-Issue. This send the update to recipient and saves the updated site instruction in the Issued status in the List view. 

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