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Information for help guide contractors working in the Town of Oro Valley.
Do you want a building permit application?
Do you have specific site circumstances that warrant a monument or entryway sign in the right-of-way?
Do you want a permit for a pool or spa?
Would you like to meet with various departments of the Town as well as outside agencies to ask questions and receive feedback prior to formally submitting a formal project application?
Do you need a modification to setback requirements that apply to your property?
How do I get a sign or banner permit?
Do you need a modification to zoning standards that apply to your property?
Art is required for all nonresidential developments. Approval of the art work is required before installation and receipt of a final Certificate of Occupancy. Art approval is divided into two phases: Conceptual Art Review and Final Art Review. Please see below, for more information about each.
Review and approval of the architecture design for the exterior of model homes or non-residential buildings is required, prior to getting building permits. Architecture design review is divided into two phases. For more information about each phases for both types of projects, please see below.
Do you need approval to work outside of regular construction hours?
Communication facilities, which primarily refers to wireless communication apparatuses such as cell towers, must gain approval of the project before installation. Depending on the complexity of the project, the application may be a Small Cell, Tier I, Tier II or Major facility. For more information about each, please see below.
The Town of Oro Valley's building code amendments were adopted on December 5, 2018, with an effective date of January 4, 2019.
The purpose of this page is to give you access to permit and application information and forms.
The purpose of this page is to give you commercial construction information before a permit is issued
What information is needed to submit for a for a commercial permit?
Site specific sign standards are required for all multi-tenant commercial , resort and employment centers to create a cohesive throughout the development. For more information about creating or changing sign standards for your center, please see below.
Development review is required for all new residential and nonresidential projects in Town, except for individual detached single-family custom homes or those otherwise specified in the Zoning Code. Development review is divided in two phases: conceptual design review and final design review. For more information about each, please see below.
Are you interested in dividing your land? If so, Town approval is required. Please follow the steps below for any land division involving three or less parcels with existing access to each.
Do you need to file a complaint for possible code violation?
Do you need to pay for your residential or commercial building permit?
What are the guidelines for outdoor lighting in Oro Valley?
Do you need to check the status on the plan review or search if a permit was issued?
Do you need approval from the building official for an alternate method of design?
The Standard Operating Policy and Procedures (SOP’s) is to provide a format in which code interpretations, office processes and procedures, plan review and inspection matters, other agency relationships, and general items can be recorded for use. The manual is intended to provide efficiency and consistency in processing, review, and inspection, in accordance with adopted codes and ordinances.
11000 N. La Cañada Drive
Oro Valley AZ, 85737