The entire grading code is available in Chapters 22.10 and 27.9 of the Zoning Code
Other governing codes may apply if the lot is part of a Planned Area Development (PAD), Environmentally Sensitive Land or Hillside Development Zone
Plans are now accepted online at through a customer portal.
You will receive emails confirming that your plans have been accepted for review. If you do not receive an email response call 520-229-4800.
Permits are issued electronically
The entire grading code is available in Chapters 22.10 and 27.9 of the zoning code.
Other governing codes may apply if the lot is part of a Planned Area Development (PAD), Environmentally Sensitive Land or Hillside Development zone.
List the following information on the plans:
Include additional documentation of the project which may include:
Review the Type 2 standard grading conditions.
You will receive an email confirming the submittal has been received. If you do not receive an email response call 520-229-4800.
Define the grading limits in the field and have a limits of grading inspection done by the zoning inspector.
Type 2 grading permits as required in Section 22.10.A.1.c may not be issued by the Town until the Town Council has approved the final plat or development plan and the necessary assurances have been posted.
The Town may waive the requirements for the grading plan should staff determine that the scope of the grading activity does not warrant such a plan.
The entire grading code is available in Chapter 22.10 and 27.9 of the Oro Valley Zoning Code
See the standard Type 3 Grading conditions
It is the applicant's/owner responsibility to ensure all private rules and regulations of the property are adhered to. Contact the HOA or property management to determine applicable requirements.
See the Zoning Code section 22.10.A.1.d for Type 4 grading permit standards
Notice to the applicant
- Amount to equal ½ % of site construction cost or $500, whichever is greater.
Guide to assist a homeowner with a Grading Permit (Type 1)
A complete submittal is usually reviewed by Town staff in 10 business days. The plans will either be approved or denied. You will be notified of the plan review results. Additional reviews will take an additional 10 business days to review.
You will need to call for inspections during phases of the project. The inspections will ensure the work proceeding on the site is the work that was approved on the plans.
Notice: It is the applicant/owner's responsibility to ensure all private rules and regulations of the development are met. Contact the property home owner's association to determine if additional standards apply.
Plans are now accepted online through the customer portal.
Subdivision Street Standards(PDF, 4MB)
Subdivision Street Standards Checklist(PDF, 2MB)
Drainage Criteria Manual(PDF, 10MB)
Standards conditions and notes for the following permit types: