Make minor changes to the exterior of my commericial building

Are you interested in dividing your land? If so, Town approval is required. Click here for the development review process if you are seeking to divide your land into four or more parcels or if you need to create a new road to access each parcel. Please follow the steps below for any land division involving three or less parcels with existing access to each. 

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.