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Know the Code: How to report Code Violations
The Code Enforcement section of Housing & Community Development (HCD) is responsible for investigating code complaints that affect the health and safety of residents, and property maintenance by enforcing a number of City regulations such as the Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance provisions of the Land Use Code (LUC), and Sign Code. Visit the HCD website to see examples of code violations and to report one.

Protect your neighborhood with a Neighborhood Watch
Neighborhood Watch is simply a program of neighbors watching out for each other during the workday, evenings, vacations or any other absence. Interested? Read “Neighborhood Watch - A Leader’s Guide To Getting Started” for information on the basics of putting your Neighborhood Watch group together. For more information on Neighborhood watches see the Tucson Police Department website.

Plan Tucson is the City’s new General Plan, 2012
• Plan Tucson will provide public policy to guide decisions affecting key components that shape a City, such as housing, jobs, land use, transportation, water, and energy resources.
• Plan Tucson will reflect priorities determined through a public participation process.
• Once adopted by Mayor and Council and approved by the voters, Plan Tucson will replace the City’s 2001 General Plan.

Neighborhood Plans - Guiding the future of your neighborhood
Officially adopted by the City of Tucson Mayor and Council, Neighborhood Plans guide the future of your neighborhood, including public spaces, landscaping, transportation needs and land use. To view a list of all Area and Neighborhood Plans click here.


Are you a first time home buyer, or hoping to be?
The Industrial Development Authorities of the City of Tucson and of Pima County have joined together to provide a Mortgage Loan Program to qualifying homebuyers purchasing homes in the City of Tucson and unincorporated Pima County with a mortgage rate as low as 2.99%.

The Pima County Community Land Trust can help you buy a remodeled, energy-efficient home in Pima County for only $1,500 out of pocket. For more information visit


Neighborhood Associations - Does your neighborhood have one?
Did you know there are 130 Neighborhood Associations in Tucson? Chances are you are located in one! Neighborhood Associations are a great place to get involved and to help make a difference in your community. The City's Housing and Community Development Department has a website listing Associations, maps, events and more.


What is PRO Neighborhoods and how can they help you?
Ever wondered how the Meyer avenue solar-lit community seating or the El Rio Acres landscaping project came to be? PRO Neighborhoods! PRO Neighborhoods was created in 1994 by a collaboration of City of Tucson, Pima County, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, and United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. PRO Neighborhoods is a strong advocate for problem solving and revitalization. They offer both small grants and technical assistance. In addition to helping with the grant application process, PRO Neighborhoods maintains a resource library, organizes workshops, and is available to assist groups with project development.


Brush & Bulky is coming to your Neighborhood!
Twice a year, crews from the Environmental Services (ES) Department visit each of Tucson's 26 residential trash service areas to provide Brush and Bulky collection. To see the 2012 schedule and pickup map, use the address look-up tool. To see the latest guidelines for Brush & Bulky collections visit the Environmental Services (ES) Department website.

Brush and Bulky information (PDF English/Espanol)


Tucson welcomes three new Historic Districts!
On October 25, the Marist College Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, becoming Tucson's 29th historic district. Earlier in 2011, Barrio Santa Rosa, Barrio Anita, Harold Bell Wright Estates, and Valley of the Moon were also designated as National Register historic districts. Click here to read more about these new historic districts, and to access their registration documentation.

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