Do I need a permit?
The following is intended to provide homeowners with an overall list of work that may or may not require a permit. The information provided are not exhaustive lists of all projects a homeowner might be considering, therefore we encourage you to call or email the relevant departments with additional questions.
Main phone number: 520-229-4800
A permit is required for the following:
Permits are not required for the following work done at a residential property:
Whether a permit is required or not for your project, always check with the Planning Division to make sure your project meets the standards of your zoning district.
For example your 90 square storage shed may be too small to require a permit. However, you’ll want to make sure you place the shed in a location that is allowed per the zoning of your neighborhood.
Your lot may also contain conservation easements, utility easements, floodplains or other areas that will restrict location of structures or amenities.
A grading permit may be needed when you are
Information about how to apply for a permit and which items are required to be shown on a set of plans can be found on the website. Go to the search box at the top right corner of any screen and input a keyword about your project. A key word to input could be “residential”, “commercial”, “wall” or “addition” and so on. Many key words should lead you to information about your specific project.