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Planning Division

Announcements
  • August 8, 2016 - Interpretation regarding ESL applicability (Vistoso Highlands)

    A formal interpretation was made by the Planning and Zoning Administrator regarding the applicability of the Environmentally Sensitive Lands (ESL) zoning code requirements to a proposed rezoning on the northwest corner of Rancho Vistoso Blvd. and Vistoso Highlands Dr.

    The interpretation can be viewed HERE.

    Persons aggrieved by the Zoning Interpretation may file an appeal to the Board of Adjustment within twenty (20) days from the date it was posted on the website (August 8, 2016)

  • August 1, 2016 - Interpretation regarding "pill-box" style signs

    A formal interpretation was made by the Planning and Zoning Administrator regarding "pill-box" style signs.

    The interpretation can be viewed HERE.

    Persons aggrieved by the Zoning Interpretation may file an appeal to the Board of Adjustment within twenty (20) days from the date it was posted on the website (August 1, 2016).

Division Overview
The Planning division administers the General Plan and Zoning Code for the harmonious growth of the Town. The division is responsible for providing planning and zoning services to the Community, Town Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Conceptual Design Review Board, Board of Adjustment, and project teams.  The division's Work Plan for the next two years will focus on updates to the sign code, zoning code, general plan and associated guidelines and standards.   

Oro Valley Town Code  |  Zoning CodeInteractive Zoning Map

Planning Program Overview
The primary function of the Planning program is to assure the proper implementation of adopted plans, policies and standards. Planning provides direction and support for the Planning and Zoning Commission, Conceptual Design Review Board, and Board of Adjustment. The planning team coordinates the review of development projects by various Town departments and divisions as well as external review agencies. Planning also prepares and analyzes amendments to the General Plan, Zoning Code, Planned Area Developments, and rezoning cases. Staff develops recommendations to promote the aesthetic, organized growth and development of the Town, and is responsible for the Citizen's Planning Institute.

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