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  • Development Pre-Submittal Review


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

    (520) 724-9000

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    Carla Blackwell

    Lauren A. Ortega, PE
    Deputy Director

    Chris Poirier
    Deputy Director

    Daniel Ice
    Chief Building Official

    Joseph Godoy
    Principal Site Review Manager

    Mark Masek
    Assistant Building Official

    Robin Freiman
    Addressing Official