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Pages are the primary object seen by a user. Pages contain Fields and are organized into Sections. In addition to Fields, Pages also have a Title, Introduction, and Additional Text, as shown below.  In these areas, we can provide users with helpful information about regulations, why they are being asked certain questions, or even information that might help the user answer the question.

Pages have both visibility settings and rules.  Visibility settings are to the right and are as follows:

  • Hide page: Hides the page from all users
  • Hide navigation: Hides the page from the navigation sidebar that appears on the left-hand side to users.
  • Hide sidebar: Hides the navigation sidebar completely.
  • Hide 'Continue' button: Does not allow user to continue. This is often used when a use is prohibited in the selected location and the user needs to go back and select a different area. 

Many pages often have additional visibility rules that allow pages to be shown if certain criteria are met.  The criteria are listed below:

  • Field: The most common visibility rule--this allows us to show the page if a previous question has been asked in a certain way. For example, if the user replied that they will be serving alcohol on an earlier page, we could set a page to show with additional alcohol questions. If the user answered no, then the follow-up page would not show.
  • Land Use: Some questions are only asked of certain businesses.  Manufacturing  uses often have specific manufacturing questions.  
  • Zoning District or Overlay: Some jurisdictions have requirements specific to a geographic area. For example, many cities have a historic zone that has stricter regulations. These regulations would be surfaced only if the user selected a location in the historic zone.
  • Clearance: This most often applies for uses that are conditional. This is a useful criteria if conditional uses require additional fields/questions to be asked.

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