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Planning Division

  • May 4, 2017 - Formal General Plan Amendment applications

    The Town's Planning Deparment has received the following General Plan Amendment applications:

    1. Rancho Vistoso Neighborhood 5 - located between Moore Road on the west and Rancho VIstoso Boulevard on the east.
    2. Shannon 80 - located on the west side of Shannon Road, immediately south of Ironwood Ridge High School
    3. Rancho Vistoso Parcel 2E (Roger Ford property) - located on the northwest corner of Rancho Vistoso Boulevard and Vistoso Commerce Loop.


    The applications are currently under review by Town staff. Staff will be scheduling second neighborhood meetings in August.

    For more information please visit or (520)229-4800.

  • April 18, 2017 - Interpretation regarding Honey Bee Trail #180

    An interpretation has been issued by the Planning and Zoning Administrator regarding Honey Bee Trail #180.

    The interpretation can be viewed HERE.

    The interpretation may be appealed to the Board of Adjustment within twenty (20) days of this posting. All appeals must be filed in writing with the Town's Community Development and Public Works Department. The Board of Adjustment will issue a decision within thirty (30) days following receipt of the appeal.

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.

View Planning Projects.