Planning & Development

The Planning and Development Department provides a wide range of planning services for a growing community such as land use entitlements, land use planning and subdivision plats. We also review commercial and residential applications for construction.  These functions ensure orderly growth and safe development for our citizens.

Permit Fees

Pay your permit fees online.

Public Meetings

Attend an upcoming meeting for the Planning Zoning Commission, the Board of Adjustment, the Drainage Review Board, or the Building Code Advisory Board.

Online Permit Manager

New construction - Permitting

Electronic Document Review 

The Citizen Access Portal has been updated.
Please see the Online Permit Manager User Guide (PDF) document for step by step instructions. 


Planning and Development has Ombudsman services to provide additional support to residents with unresolved Planning and Development concerns within the unincorporated areas of Maricopa County and County Islands. 

Related Departments

Planning and Development works in partnership with the following regulatory agencies. Your project may involve one of more permits from these agencies. Please click on the links to learn about their permitting processes.