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  • Development Pre-Submittal Review

    Purpose

    The pre-submittal review meeting is a no-cost opportunity provided by Pima County Development Services to anyone engaged in planning or designing a subdivision or commercial project requiring a development concept or site construction permit.  These meetings shall include staff with expertise in planning and zoning, flood control and drainage, transportation, building, and natural resources/parks.  Clients may present their project for feedback regardless of design stage: concept, napkin sketches, or preliminary drawings.

    This forum provides clients with guidance  to include:
    • Allowable use under the zoning code
    • Property conditions affecting development, including re-zoning conditions and flood restrictions
    • Permitting/platting process overview 

    Time and Location

    Meetings are available Thursday mornings at the Pima County Public Works Building: 201 North Stone Ave, first floor County side. 

    Walk-in Appointments - Thursdays 9:00 - 10:00

    Our lobby opens at 8:00 a.m.  Please use the computer sign-in system located on the southeast lobby counter.  Please select the "I have an appointment" option and enter "Development pre-submittal review" and 9:00" on the subsequent screen.  The committee meetings begin at 9:00 a.m. and clients are served in the order signed in.

    Scheduled Appointments - Thursdays 10:00 to 11:00

    Please send an email to site@pima.gov no later than 3:00 p.m. the Tuesday before the meeting you wish to attend.  Include the following information:
    • Your name and company name
    • Your phone number where you can be reached the day of the meeting
    • Project name
    • Parcel number(s) where project is located
    • The type of permit you are seeking.  (See step 1 of the Commercial Development & Plats process.)
    • Preliminary plans if available
    Staff will respond via email with your appointment time.
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    Development Services

    201 N. Stone Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    Lobby Hours 8am - 4pm Daily
    County observed holidays

    (520) 724-9000


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    Daniel Ice
    Chief Building Official

    Lauren A. Ortega, PE
    Deputy Director

    Joseph Godoy
    Principal Site Review Manager

    Mark Masek
    Plans Examiner Supervisor

    Robin Freiman
    Addressing Official