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  • Proposed Pima County Taxes and Fees

    Public Notice of Proposed Non-Code Ordinances for Development Services and Regional Wastewater Reclamation District Permitting and License Fees

    (posted May 2, 2022)

    Notice is hereby given, that a public hearing (meeting) before the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Wednesday, June 29 at 9:00 a.m., virtually, regarding the following:

    Whether the Planning and Zoning Commission recommends that the Pima County Board of Supervisors adopt two ordinances governing the fees charged by Development Services (DSD)  and Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (RWRD) for subdivision inspection and sewer plan reviews.  Both fees are intended to be fee neutral and they replace existing fees collected by RWRD and the department of transportation. 

    The proposed ordinances, information and redlined copy of the fee tables may be found on the Development Services Fees page

    Public comment is welcome. The Planning and Zoning Commission meetings will be held virtually through Teams video stream with call-in options via the telephone for the applicants and interested parties due to the CoVid 19 pandemic.  Please see the attached MEMORANDUM from the Planning Official on how to participate in the public hearing.   

    If recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Board of Supervisors will consider the ordinance on fees on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. virtually.

    Comments or requests to speak may be submitted to the Clerk of the Board at: COB_Mail.@pima.gov or to the Development Services Department, Planning Division, 201 N. Stone Avenue, 1st Floor, Tucson, AZ 85701, and at: DSDPlanning@pima.gov or by contacting the Planning Division at (520) 724-8800.

    You are advised that if you wish to attend in person, additional guidelines may be implemented by the Clerk of the Board to permit access to the Board of Supervisors hearing room for the hearing. Remote access may be available. For information, see: https://pima.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx, contact the Clerk of the Board at 724-8449, or via email COB_Mail@pima.gov.

    The Board Hearing Room is wheelchair and handicapped accessible. Any person who is in need of special services (e.g., assistive listening device, Braille or large print agenda material, signer for hearing impaired, accessible parking, etc.) due to any disability will be accommodated. Please contact the Clerk of the Board at 520-724-8449 at least three (3) business days prior to the Board Meeting.


    Notice of Proposed Fee Schedule Ordinance Changes Pima County Recorder’s Office

    (December 28, 2021)

    Pursuant to ARS §11-251.13, Pima County is providing notice that on or after March, 1, 2022, the Board of Supervisors will consider the adoption of a new fee schedule for the Pima County Recorder, which will become effective thirty days after adoption.  A copy of the proposed revised Pima County Record Fee Schedule can be viewed here, in person at the at the Pima County Recorder’s Office located downtown at 240 North Stone Avenue, 1st Floor, Tucson, Arizona 85701, or on the Pima County Recorder’s website at www.recorder.pima.gov.

    Before the Board takes action on this ordinance, the public will have an opportunity to speak regarding the proposed fee schedule changes during the public hearing portion of the meeting. The Board of Supervisors is tentatively scheduled to take action on this item at its March 1, 2022 Regular Board Meeting.

    For questions or comments regarding the proposed fee schedule, contact: Hilary Hiser at (520)-724-4340 or Hilary.Hiser@recorder.pima.gov.

    Proposed Fee Schedule here

    Public Notice of Proposal to Amend Fee for Marriage Ceremonies Conducted by Justices of the Peace

    (posted July 14, 2021)

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Pima County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to amend Ordinance No. 1999-74, as previously amended by Ordinance Nos. 2000-45, 2007-40, 2008-69, 2008-116, 2009-28, and 2014-23, by establishing an administrative cost-recovery fee for administrative costs associated with marriage ceremonies. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, in a virtual public hearing as permitted by Arizona law broadcast from the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, Pima County Administration Building., 130 W. Congress, 1st Floor, Tucson, AZ.
    Copies of the proposed ordinance are available for public viewing at the Clerk of the Board’s Office, 130 W. Congress, 1st Floor, Tucson, AZ  85701.

    Notice of Proposal to Amend Fee for Marriage Ceremonies Conducted by Justices of the Peace


    Public Notice-Second Notice-Proposed Rulemaking-Open Burn Permit Fees & Revisions

    (posted October 12, 2020)

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held to consider proposed changes to the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality fee schedule for residential, construction, and agriculture open burn permits referenced in Pima County Code (PCC), Title 17, Chapter 14 – Activity Permits, Section 17.14.090 - Open burning permit fees. Proposed changes will also include clarification of the terms of residential, construction, and agricultural burn permits found in PCC Section 17.14.080 – Open Burning Permits. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at, or after, 9:00 a.m. in the Board Hearing Room, located at 130 W. Congress, 1st floor, Tucson, Arizona. Comments pertaining to the proposed ordinance may be submitted at the above noticed public hearing.

    The proposed ordinance is available for review at the PDEQ office and on the PDEQ Draft, Proposed, and Final Rules website. If requested, PDEQ can email a pdf version of the proposed ordinance to anyone requesting this service. For additional information, please call Sarah Reitmeyer at (520) 724-7437.

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Open Burn Fees and Revisions

    Public 60-day Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Open Burn Permit Fees & Revisions

    (posted September 11, 2020)

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held to consider proposed changes to the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality fee schedule for residential, construction, and agriculture open burn permits referenced in Pima County Code (PCC), Title 17, Chapter 14 – Activity Permits, Section 17.14.090 - Open burning permit fees. Proposed changes will also include clarification of the terms of residential, construction, and agricultural burn permits found in PCC Section 17.14.080 – Open Burning Permits. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at, or after, 9:00 a.m. in the Board Hearing Room, located at 130 W. Congress, 1st floor, Tucson, Arizona.

    Comments pertaining to the proposed ordinance may be submitted at the above noticed public hearing, in writing to PDEQ (Attn: Sarah Reitmeyer, 33 N Stone Ave Suite 700, Tucson, AZ 85701), online, or via e-mail to Sarah Reitmeyer. Online and written comments on the proposed ordinance will be accepted by PDEQ until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2020.

    The proposed ordinance is available for review at the PDEQ office and on the PDEQ Draft, Proposed, and Final Rules website. If requested, PDEQ can email a pdf version of the proposed ordinance to anyone requesting this service. For additional information, please call Sarah Reitmeyer at (520) 724-7437.

    Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Open Burn Fees and Revisions

    Public Notice of Proposed Non-Code Ordinance for Development Services Permitting and License Fees

    (posted August 4, 2020)

    Notice is hereby given, that a public hearing (meeting) before the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM, at the Pima County Administration Building - East, Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress St., 1st Floor, Tucson, AZ 85701, regarding the following:

    Whether the Planning and Zoning Commission recommends that the Pima County Board of Supervisors adopt an Ordinance governing the fees charged by Development Services department for building permits, zoning permits, addressing, land use changes and site development. The ordinance amends the methodology for increasing and decreasing fees on an annual basis. The ordinance also adopts tables that outline fee items.

    The proposed ordinance, information and redlined copy of the fee tables may be found on the Development Services Fees page. 

    Public comment is welcome.

    If recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Board of Supervisors will consider the ordinance on fees on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 9:00am at the Pima County Administration Building - East, Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress St., 1st Floor, Tucson, AZ 85701.

    Comments or requests to speak may be submitted to the Clerk of the Board at: COB_Mail.@pima.gov or to the Development Services Department, Planning Division, 201 N. Stone Avenue, 1st Floor, Tucson, AZ 85701, and at: DSDPlanning@pima.gov or by contacting the Planning Division at (520) 724-8800.

    You are advised that if you wish to attend in person, additional guidelines may be implemented by the Clerk of the Board to permit access to the Board of Supervisors hearing room for the hearing. Remote access may be available. For information, see: https://pima.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx, contact the Clerk of the Board at 724-8449, or via email COB_Mail@pima.gov.

    The Board Hearing Room is wheelchair and handicapped accessible. Any person who is in need of special services (e.g., assistive listening device, Braille or large print agenda material, signer for hearing impaired, accessible parking, etc.) due to any disability will be accommodated. Please contact the Clerk of the Board at 520-724-8449 at least three (3) business days prior to the Board Meeting.

    PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED NON-CODE ORDINANCE FOR ANIMAL CARE LICENSING AND SERVICE FEES.

    (posted February 5, 2020)

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held to consider proposed changes to the animal care licensing and service fees reference in Pima County Code, Chapters 6.04.060 - Shelter and veterinary care fees and 6.04.070 - Dog vaccinating, licensing, and permitting procedure and fees within county limits. Specifically, the County proposes amending existing fees, removing the fee schedules from Chapter 6.04, and enacting a non-code ordinance establishing the fees. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter at the Pima County Administration Building, Board of Supervisors' Hearing Room, 130 West Congress, 1st floor, Tucson, AZ. There will be an opportunity for the public to speak to the proposed changes during the public hearing.
    The proposed Fee table for the non-code ordinance can be viewed at the Pima Animal Care Center, 4000 N. Silverbell Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 or see the attached document.

    PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED CODE AMENDMENTS FOR WASTEWATER CONSTRUCTION, CONNECTIONS, AND FEES FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT, PRELIMINARY SEWER LAYOUT, AND DESIGN STANDARDS

    (posted June 12, 2019)

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held to consider proposed text amendments to Chapter 13.20 – Construction, Connection, and Fees. The proposed amendments will incorporate Chapters 13.12 - Preliminary Sewer Layout Requirements and 13.16 - Design Standards for Public Sewerage into Chapter 13.20 and will move the Customer Service Fee Table and relocated these fee into a non-code Ordinance for adoption by the Board as a separate item. The hearing is scheduled for Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:00 am or thereafter at the Pima County Administration Building, Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, 130 West Congress, 1st floor, Tucson, AZ. There will be an opportunity for the public to speak to the proposed changes during the public hearing.
    The proposed code amendments to Chapter 13.20 – Construction, Connection, and Fees can be viewed at the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department, 201 N Stone Avenue, 8th Floor, Tucson, AZ 85701.


    PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPOSED NON-CODE ORDINANCE FOR WASTEWATER CUSTOMER SERVICE FEES

    (posted June 6, 2019)

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held to consider proposed changes to the Wastewater Customer Service Fees referenced in Pima County Code, Chapter 13.20 – Construction, Connection, and Fees. Specifically, the County proposes: (1) adding new plan review fees for Private Connections; and (2) removing the fee table from Chapter 13.20 and enacting a non-code ordinance establishing the fees. The hearing is scheduled for Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:00 am or thereafter at the Pima County Administration Building, Board of Supervisors’ Hearing Room, 130 West Congress, 1st floor, Tucson, AZ.

    There will be an opportunity for the public to speak to the proposed changes during the public hearing.

    The proposed Fee Table for the non-code Ordinance can be viewed at Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department, 201 N Stone Avenue, 8th Floor, Tucson, AZ 85701.


    Notice of Proposed Amendment to certain Fees for Services at the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner

    (posted March 2, 2021)

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held on a proposed amendment to Ordinance No. 2018-36. The proposed amendment would amend the fees for certain services charged by the Office of the Medical Examiner. The hearing is scheduled for May 4th, 2021 at 9 a.m. or thereafter at the Pima County Administration Building, Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress Street, 1st floor, Tucson, AZ. The proposed Ordinance can be reviewed at the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office located at 2825 E. District Street, Tucson, AZ 85714 or see the Ordinance document.

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