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Information for developers in Oro Valley.
Do you want a building permit application?
Conditional Use Permits are required for uses requiring additional review for compatibility and Town Council approval. For more information about Conditional Use Permits, please see below.
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 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?
The Town of Oro Valley's building code amendments were adopted on December 5, 2018, with an effective date of January 4, 2019.
Plats are legal documents that subdivide land, dedicate streets and more. Plat Amendments are either Major or Minor, depending on the significance of the proposed change. For more information about each, please see below.
The purpose of this page is to give you access to permit and application information and forms.
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?
Are you looking to repaint or make other minor changes to the exterior of your multi-family or non-residential building? First, you must acquire zoning approval before implementing the changes. Please see below for more information.
Do you need approval from the building official for an alternate method of design?
The purpose of Planned Area Development (PAD) is to improve and protect the public health, safety, and welfare by pursuing unified planning and development and provide for development proposals, which are superior to that which may occur under conventional zoning regulations.
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.
Public art is a required element for all new non-residential and public development projects in Oro Valley. One percent of the building permit valuation for the total project, including all phases of a multi-phase project, is allocated towards public art projects.
The Final Plat is the official recorded document that includes the final design of the subdivision and all other elements required by State statute and in conformance with the Town of Oro Valley Zoning Code. Final Plat approval is required before improvements such as grading, paving and utilities can begin in a subdivision.
The General Plan land use map shows the proposed general uses of land within Oro Valley. As a long-range document, the process for changing the land use map or text in the General Plan depends on the significance of your request. General Plan Amendments are either Type 1 (Major) Amendments or Type 2 (Minor) Amendments. For more information about each, please see below.
Do you have a permit that is about to expire?
A Planned Area Development (PAD) enables site specific zoning and development standards, which are superior to that which may occur under conventional zoning requirements. For more information about creating a new Planned Area Development, please see below.
Zoning regulations provide the development standards and allowed uses for a property. Properties in Oro Valley are either regulated by the Oro Valley Zoning Code or a Planned Area Development. Whether your property is regulated by the Oro Valley Zoning Code or a Planned Area Development, the same process is required to request new property rights. For more information please see below.
Do you need to schedule a residential or commercial inspection?
11000 N. La Cañada Drive
Oro Valley AZ, 85737