Make minor changes to the exterior of my commericial building

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. 

 

Process

Review the architecture design requirements

  • Review the Design Standards in Addendum A, of the Zoning Code.

Step 1.Submit a formal application

Step 2.Staff review 

  • All applicable departments will review your submittal for code compliance 
  • Staff comments will be provided within 10 working days of a complete submittal

Step 3.Submit a revised application

  • A revised application addressing staff comments must be resubmitted
  • Additional revised submittals may be necessary if code issues are not adequately addressed 

Step 4.Approval 

  • Staff will issue an approval once all comments have been addressed and the request is code compliant.

Step 5.Next steps

  • Subsequent to staff approval, the applicant is responsible for acquiring any necessary building permits

 

Any changes not considered minor must be approved by Town Council. These include:

  • Material changes to the terms or conditions of the approved plat
  • Changes to open space designations
  • Changes to the approved design, for instance street configuration, subdivision boundaries, etc. 

Step 1.Review the requirements for plat changes

Step 2.Submit a pre-application packet

  • The purpose of this meeting is to introduce your project to town staff
  • During the meeting, staff will provide preliminary comments regarding process and code compliance
  • Download and fill-out a pre-application form here(PDF, 2MB).

Step 3.Submit a formal application

  • Submit a formal application to planning@orovalleyaz.gov with all required contents from the plat change guide.
  • You may also submit in person or by regular mail
  • Fees can be paid by cash, check or card
  • Submission will not be reviewed until all fees are paid

Step 4.Staff review 

  • All applicable departments will review your submittal for code compliance 
  • Staff comments will be provided within 20 working days of a complete submittal

Step 5.Submit a revised application

  • A revised application addressing staff comments must be resubmitted
  • Additional revised submittals may be necessary if code issues are not adequately addressed 

Step 6.Town Council Approval

  • Once all staff comments have been addressed, the proposed plat change will be scheduled for Town Council consideration.

Step 7.Recording

  • Upon Council approval, it is the applicant's responsibility to get the approved documents recorded with the Pima County Recorder's Office and annotated with Pima County Addressing.
  • Upon completion, a PDF copy of the recorded documents must be provided to the Town to complete your project.