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    Development Services

     This website contains everything you need to permit your home or business projects. Still have questions? Call (520) 724-9000 or see the Department Directory on the right side of this page to contact us.

    Development Services Notices

    PV Inspections - Effective March 01, 2023

    All residential roof-top mounted solar inspections shall be submitted using the Vuspex Offline Field Report (OFR) Process. MPU's, taps, and adaptor installs associated with a PV installation may still schedule a virtual Vuspex inspection for clearance. It will be the goal of Development Services to review submitted OFR's within 24 hours, results may be verified by visiting permits.pima.gov.

    Effective Monday, December 12, 2022 Pima County DSD has teamed with Vuspex to schedule inspections and perform remote inspections, Skype will no longer be used. Visit our new Building Inspection Portal to get started.

    Visit Defensible Spaces FAQ to read the guidelines on how to prevent fires from spreading between structures.

    Licensed solar contractors are welcome to use the joint City of Tucson, Pima County same day residential roof top solar permitting service. Go to webcms.pima.gov/SolarOneStop to get started.

    Pima County Development Services and the Health Department's Consumer Health and Food Safety Division have come up with recommendations for opening restaurants in Pima County in accordance with public health guidance. Please see the Guidelines for Temporary Expansion of Restaurant Seating for more information.

    ALL Boards and Committees can be attended telephonically.  All Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Supervisors meetings will continue in person and telephonically. Please see the attached memorandum from the Clerk of the Board.

    For the latest on Building and Site Development, Land Planning and Regulation, and Code Enforcement see the Boards, Commissions, and Committees page.

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    Development Services

    201 N. Stone Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    Lobby hours are
    8:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Monday - Friday
    County observed holidays

    (520) 724-9000


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    Carla Blackwell
    Director

    Chris Poirier
    Deputy Director

    Joseph Godoy
    Deputy Director