Plan Review & Permits

A building permit is required for most non-residential construction, new homes and when existing homes are remodeled or additions are made. The permit is issued when structures are designed in accordance with the building codes and all other applicable codes and ordinances, to ensure the safety of the structure.

Applications for and work authorized by permits must be completed within specific time periods. Plan review and permit extensions may be granted under certain circumstances.

Customers may request information, submit drawings and purchase building permits at the Development Center, 200 W. Washington St., second floor, Phoenix, Arizona 85003 (northeast corner of Third Avenue and Washington Street). Tickets for counter service are distributed 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Customers with tickets may continue their business transaction through close of business at 5 p.m. Parking is located at 305 W. Washington St. (southwest corner of Third Avenue and Washington Street).

The links in the expanded sections to the left provide access to information critical to the successful completion of the project plan review and permitting process.

If you cannot locate the information you need, contact Planning & Development at 602-262-7811.