PDSD News

Public Meeting on the Sunset Date of the Infill Incentive District

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A PUBLIC MEETING ON THE SUNSET DATE OF THE INFILL INCENTIVE DISTRICT (IID). Currently, The City of Tucson Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) are seeking feedback regarding the IID to help address approaching expiration of the IID ordinance on January, 31 2019. On or before this date, the Mayor and Council must extend the date, remove the date, or let the ordinance expire. This is why your feedback is so important!

Updates to PRO

The Property Research Online tool (PRO) has been updated to refresh four times per day. This means that applicants have a greater access to their permit information such as inspection comments. PRO is now refreshing at the following times: 9:30 am, 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm, & 7:30 pm. 

INSPECTION NEWS

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.

2018 International Building Codes

The City of Tucson is adopting the 2018 International Building Code and associated standards. The Tucson/Pima County Joint Code Committee has met each month during 2017 to discuss the changes in the building codes since the 2012 editions currently adopted. Recommendations will be taken to Mayor & Council during the September 5th Study Session. If you would like to receive periodic updates to the code adoption, please send an email to Angie.Ruiz@tucsonaz.gov 

 

PDSD Policy for WCF - Director's Decision Letters for Equipment Swap-outs

Effective March 19th 2018, the following will be applicable to Wireless Commnication Facilities (WCF) equipment swap-outs for previously approved special exceptions applications.

Applicants are no longer required to apply for a Director's Decision Letter for equipment swap-outs that meet the following threshold for a no substantial change:

Remote Video Inspections

Have you considered remote video inspections?

The City of Tucson Planning & Development Services offers inspection services via Skype or FaceTime for the following activities:

Rooftop Solar Installations

Electrical Service Upgrades

Electrical Reconnects

Gas Line Installations

Water Heater Installations

DATE CHANGED: Mayor and Council Public Hearing for the Sign Code Revision Project Changed to December 5, 2017

Due to concerns that have arisen related to the proximity of November 21st to the Thanksgiving holiday, the date scheduled for the Mayor and Council Public Hearing to review the Sign Code Revision Project has been moved to December 5, 2017, at or after 5:30PM in the Mayor and Council Chambers of City Hall, 255 West Alameda, Tucson, AZ.   This was done to ensure everyone who would like to speak to this item has a chance.

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