The Mayor and Council adopted the Unified Development Code (UDC) text amendment regarding urban agriculture on December 8, 2015. The Ordinance No. 11328 becomes effective thirty (30) days after it is adopted (approximately January 8, 2016) and is available from the City Clerk. An urban agriculture best practices webpage will be available soon from the City of Tucson.
The Land Use Code is set to terminate on January 2, 2016. The City’s development-related standards are contained in the Unified Development Code (UDC) and its supporting documents (i.e. the Administrative Manual and Technical Standards Manual).
The Mayor and Council public hearing for urban agriculture will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 after 5:30 pm, at City Hall, 255 W Alemeda. The Clerk's Office will post the agenda and supporting materials to the Mayor and Council meeting page. The proposed urban agriculture amendment can be obtained on the Sustainable Code page.
State law requires that all permitted work on commercial properties, residential rentals, and properties for sale must be done by a licensed contractor.
Effective December 1st, 2015, a letter from the licensed contractor stating their affiliation with the project must be provided to the Permit Counter prior to the issuance of the permit. The letter must include: permit activity number, project address, contractor ROC, phone number and contact address. Letters may be emailed to COTDSDPermits@Tucsonaz.gov or faxed to 520-791-4475.
Ever wonder how many permits the City of Tucson issues?
Planning and Development Services provides monthly reports regarding every new commercial and residential permit we issue. You can find up to date information and recent permit history at the following link:
The Plannning Commission public hearing for urban agriculture will be held on Wednesday, September 16th at 6PM, 255 W.
The IVR number to schedule inspections has CHANGED
The new phone number is 791-3111
Inspections may now be scheduled online
Go to www.velocityhall.com and register today!
The Mayor and Council voted to approve the Infill Incentive District section of the Unified Development Code on February 18, 2015. The ordinance will become effect on March 20, 2015.
Follow this link to download the adopted version of the Infill Incentive District (IID).
URBAN AGRICULTURE PUBLIC MEETING - Oct. 23, 2014
The fourth public meeting on the effort underway to revise the City’s zoning regulations on urban agriculture was held on Thursday, October 23rd. The public meeting included information on the following items, farmers’ markets, community gardens, urban farms, and the keeping of small animals. The agenda, presentation, and associate documents are located on the Sustainable Code Project page