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 to surrounding areas. For more information about Conditional Use Permits, please see below.
Grading Exceptions are reviewed on a case-by-case basis to use more cut or fill than the code allows. For more information about Grading Exceptions, please see below.
How do I get a grading permit?
Do you want a permit for a pool or spa?
Pre-application review is the first step to most development proposals. It provides you an opportunity to meet with Town staff and discuss the process and requirements applicable to your project.
Do you need a minor modification to setback requirements that apply to your property? See if your proposal may be administratively approved through the process below.
A right-of-way permit is required for anyone performing work will that impact the public right-of-way, such as utility work or sign installation.
Do you need to submit an application for a Type II Home Occupation?
Do you need a modification to zoning standards that apply to your property? Are you an aggrieved party appealing an administrative decision or zoning interpretation? Read more about the variance and appeals process below.
How do I get a wall permit?
Art is required for all nonresidential developments. Approval of the art work is required before installation and receipt of a final Certificate of Occupancy. 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. For more information architecture review, 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 commercial construction information before a permit is issued
What information is needed to submit for a for a commercial permit?
How do I find the Customer Portal?
Development review is required for all projects in Town, except for individual detached single-family custom homes or those otherwise specified in the Zoning Code. For more information about the development review process, please see below.
The purpose of this page is to give you access to permit and application information and forms.
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?
Zoning provides the development standards and uses allowed on a property. In addition to the Zoning Code, the Town of Oro Valley has several Planned Area Developments, or PADs. The purpose of Planned Area Development (PAD) is to improve and protect the public health, safety, and welfare by pursuing unified planning and development proposals.
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.
What are the guidelines for outdoor lighting in Oro Valley?
Do you need to pay for your residential or commercial building permit?
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.