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Remove a Prime Potential Change Order or Change Order Request


To remove a Potential Change Order (PCO) or Change Order Request (COR).


Before you can remove a Prime Contract Change Order (PCCO) from Procore (as described in Remove a Prime Contract Change Order (PCCO)), you must use the Steps below to remove any PCOs or CORs linked to that PCCO. 

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Prime Contracts tool.


  • If any change orders have been added to your project's invoices, you must delete the invoices before you can use the steps below. 


  1. Navigate to the project's Prime Contracts tool.
  2. Locate the prime contract to work with. Then click its Number link. 
    This reveals these tables: Prime Contract Change Orders and Potential Change Orders.
  3. Under Prime Contract Change Orders:
    • You will need to locate the PCCO(s) in the 'Approved' Status that are also associated with the COR or PCO.
    • If you have multiple PCCOs, you want to change the 'Approved' status to one of the unapproved statuses.
      Important! For change orders, you must change the 'Approved' status in reverse approval order. For example, if the change orders were approved in (e.g., 1, 3, 4, 2, 5, 6), you must remove each approval in reverse order (e.g., 6, 5, 2, 4, 3, 1).
  4. Change the 'Approved' status on the PCCO(s) as follows:
    1. Next to the desired PCCO, click View
      This opens the change order in the Prime Contract tool. 
    2. Click Edit
      This places the change order into edit mode. 
    3. Select a status other than 'Approved' from the Status drop-down list. 
    4. Click Save.
      This changes the PCCO's status from 'Approved' to the status you selected.
  5. Under the Potential Change Orders Included in this PCCO area, unlink the COR or PCO as follows:
    1. Click View next to the desired COR or PCO.
      This opens the COR or PCO.
    2. Click Edit.
    3. Scroll to the Prime Contract Change Order drop-down list as shown below.

    4. Choose None.
    5. In the "Potential Change Orders" section, remove any existing linked potential change orders. 

    6. Click Save.
  6. Return to the Change Orders tab.
  7. The X next to the now unlinked change orders and potential change orders should now be red and clickable. Click the red X.
  8. Click on the OK on the pop-up to confirm that you want to remove the PCO or COR.


If you would like to learn more about Procore’s prime contract software and how it can help your business, please visit our construction contract management software product page here.