Fees

Pay Planning & Permit Fees

Please allow up to 2 business days for activity updates and requests for payment to appear in the system. After payment has been confirmed please allow up 3 business days for payment to be cleared in our system.

Fee Schedules

The Planning & Development fee schedule can be found in the Administrative Manual Section 4 including Rezoning fees, Sign fees, Plan Amendments, etc.

The current rate for Planning & Development Services is $82.50 per hour. After-hours and unscheduled inspection service can be accommodated depending on inspector availability for a minimum two hour charge.

The fees for excavation permits are located within the City Code, Chapter 25-4.

Fees for Electric and Gas Reconnect permits are $99.00 which includes the appropriate inspection. Customers must place a gas pressure test on the line prior to inspection of gas lines. Contact your contractor or your local hardware store for the test assembly.

Building Valuation

Buildings are valuated based on Data from the International Code Council.

The City of Tucson utilizes the ICC valuation table provided by the International Code Council to ensure the permit fees charged are equitable to all applicants.

Development Impact Fees

Impact Fee Information (Fees have been collected on permits issued for new commercial and residential construction since July 15, 2005.) 

Estimate your impact fees with our online Impact Fee Calculator.

Advanced Payment Accounts

The City of Tucson will discontinue the option to use Advance Payment Accounts (APA) to facilitate the transition to a new multi-departmental permitting system and given other online payment options currently available, including credit card and ACH (electronic check). APA accounts will be phased out over the next few months with ample time for larger projects and developers who currently rely on these accounts to adjust and establish alternate means of payment. 

Key Dates: 

  • August 15, 2021 - last day City of Tucson will accept APA deposits to existing accounts. No new accounts will be established after this date. 
  • September 30, 2021 - last day for an applicant to use an existing APA account 
  • October 1 thru December 31 – APA accounts will be reconciled and positive balances refunded to account holders 

Advanced Payment Account Refund Request

For information regarding your APA account such as current balance, please email PDSDInquiries@tucsonaz.gov