Divide my land

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. 


A minor land division is required to split your land into three or less parcels with existing access to each. To divide land into four or more parcels or if a new streets or roads is needed, the development review process is required. Click here for additional information about that process.

Step 1.Review the Minor Land Division requirements

  • Review the parameters for a minor land division criteria in Section 22.9.G

Step 2.Submit a pre-application online to discuss your proposal with staff (optional)

  • All items must be submitted in PDF format.
  • Submit your pre-application with all required contents from Pre-application Process Guide through the customer portal HERE. You can find the application under "Planning and Zoning" - "Pre-application." If you are new to the Town's customer portal, you will need to sign-up first. A short video about the customer portal is available HERE.
  • Applications received by Wednesday at 5 PM will be scheduled for a meeting with the Development Review Committee (DRC) the following Thursday. Applications received after the deadline will be scheduled 2 Thursdays from the date received.
  • There are no fees associated with a pre-application review.
  • Upon receipt of your pre-application, staff will contact you with a time and date to meet with the Development Review Committee (DRC). The purpose of the DRC meeting is to introduce your project to town staff.
  • After the meeting, staff will provide preliminary comments regarding process and code compliance

Step 3.Submit a formal application online

  • All items must be provided in PDF format.
  • Submit a formal application online through the customer portal with all required contents from the Minor Land Division Process Guide(PDF, 174KB). You can find the application under "Planning and Zoning" - "Minor Land Division."
  • All fees must be paid upon submitting. Staff review will not begin until all fees are paid. Fees may be paid online.

Step 4.Staff review and approval 

  • All applicable departments will review your submittal for code compliance.
  • Staff comments will be provided within 15 working days of a complete submittal.
  • A revised application addressing staff comments may be required and can be resubmitted online. Additional revised submittals may be necessary if code issues are not adequately addressed. 
  • Once all comments have been addressed and the request is code compliant the plans will be approved. Approved plans will be available online through the customer portal.

Step 5.Recording your approval 

  • Subsequent to staff 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 submitted online through the customer portal to complete your project.