Records

Planning & Development Services Records Area is open M-F from 8:am to 1:00pm.

What is available from Records?

What is not available?

What do I need to be able to get information?

How can I obtain copies of records?

What are your fees for copies?

What is available from Records?

Plans and construction documents for many buildings constructed since the early 1950’s are available.  However there are some exceptions for some plans not being available to the General public.

Permit documents are available on microfiche, in paper format or by using the Digital Document Management system (PRO).

Certificates of Occupancy may also be available on properties that have had them issued.

Community Design Review Committee (CDRC) information is available by case number.  The files date back to 1990.

Miscellaneous Information is also available.  Examples are complaints, lot splits, site plans, board cases.

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What is not available?

Information on property outside the Tucson city limits, built on or in the county before city annexation.

Public buildings such as State, Federal and City owned property that are exempt based on Homeland Security laws.

Sewer information - Pima County Wastewater management operates the sewer system in the metropolitan Tucson area, including the City of Tucson. For information, call (520)740-6500.

Septic Information - Pima County Department of Environmental Quality is the authority on septic systems. For information, call (520) 740-3340.

Current Ownership - check with the Pima County Assessor’s Office at (520) 740-8369 or (520) 724-8630

Square Footage - For the square footage legally on record check with the Pima County Assessor’s Office at (520) 740-8369.

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What do I need to be able to get the information?

You will need the EXACT property site ADDRESS for us to find information.

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How can I obtain copies of records?

We will assist you with the use of the microfilm viewers and marking any documents you may wish to have copied. We will also assist you with the new Property Research Online (PRO) system that you may use at home. (Please note: a release form will need to be signed for any copies being requested and there is a charge for copies.)

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What are your fees for copies?

Records staff will instruct customers on how to use the viewers but can not perform research for you.

Xerox copies - $1.10 1st copy (any size)
Additional copies - $.27 each
Microfiche copies 8 1/2 x 11 = $1.65 per page
Microfiche copies 11 x 17 = $2.20 per page

Paper copies from files limited to 20 copies per request.

Microfiche copies limited to 15 per day or sent to Reproductions by request. (Check with Reproductions if same day service is available - P/U & fees paid @ Reproductions)

If request is for more than 15 microfiche copies and same day service is not required, you may leave the marked film with staff to copy and call you when job is completed. Payment is required in advance for this service.

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