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A permit is required to perform work on private property. Please refer to the exceptions for work that may be done without a permit. After a permit has been obtained, work may begin. Permit holders must have the work inspected prior to covering it up. For example, foundations must be inspected after the dirt is removed but before the concrete is poured.

Traffic Alert - River Road Travel Lane Restrictions - Stone Avenue to First Avenue

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, from 6 p.m. to about 6 a.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018, travel on River Road will be limited to one lane both eastbound and westbound from approximately Stone Avenue to First Avenue for water line work.  The same travel lane restrictions will be in place on Thursday August 16, 2018 at 8 p.m. to until approximately 6 a.m. Friday, August 17, 2018.

Residents Are Reminded of Dangers of Flash Flooding

With storms in the forecast for the rest of the week, it's a good time to remember that the summer monsoon can produce heavy rains that may result in flash flooding in specific areas. Flash floods can occur many miles away from the storm that causes them. Drivers are reminded to not drive around barricades, which are in place for their protection.

City Recruiting Lead Planner for Housing and Community Development

The City of Tucson is recruiting a lead planner for its Housing and Community Development department. The position manages federally funded projects and federal block grant entitlement and competitive programs.

Duties also include preparing and amending the Five Year Consolidated and Annual Action plans and reports. A lead planner also conducts research, collects technical materials, and meets with businesses and organizations.

Parks and Recreation Bond Proposal Details Now Online

The City of Tucson is asking voters to consider a $225 million Parks and Connections Bond to fund capital improvements, and more.

The bond package, Proposition 407, would fund improvements that will promote mobility, accessibility, and safety at major parks, neighborhood and community parks, recreation centers, pools, splash pads, and sports fields at 100 of our city’s 128 parks. Bond funds also would improve connections with greenways, shared-use paths, pedestrian safety features, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes.


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