An abandonment is a method whereby the city may dispose of a public street, highway, alley, lane, sidewalk, utility easement or other public way that is not longer necessary for public use. Abandonments are detailed in the Phoenix City Code, Chapter 31, Article V.
For a step-by-step overview of the abandonment process, click on abandonment process (PDF) or select from the following topics.
- Abandonment Application
- Abandonment Fees and Extensions Guideline
- Abandonment/Closure Process and Flowchart
- Abandonment Sketch
- Abandonment Petition
For more information, contact your project team leader or Planning & Development at 602-256-3487.