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Policies and Guidelines Unique to Scottsdale


long range Planning Resources

The General Plan

Character Area Plans

City-Wide Policies & General Guidelines - Scottsdale's long-range and city-wide policies such as the General Plan, CityShape 2020, Green Building, and many more.

Corridors & Streetscapes - Scottsdale's Scenic Corridors and streetscape guidelines.

Downtown Plan

Scottsdale Airpark Projects - City projects and private development focused in the Scottsdale Airpark area.

Policies at a Glance

Art in Private Development (AIPD)  


Codes, guidelines and policies

ADA Compliance

Architecture & Engineering - View guidelines by specific project type or "big-picture" design programs.

Building Code Information

CADD Files for Public Works Construction

Codes and Ordinances


Downtown_Design Guidelines

Downtown Urban Design and Architectural Guidelines Update

Downtown Infill Incentive Plan (pdf/1.1mb/14pp)

Drainage Report Resources

Environmental Regulatory Guide (pdf/698kb) - for the identification of environmental laws, rules, regulations and ordinances that need to be considered during the planning stages of proposed development activities.

MAG Supplements

Master Bid Item List

Setback Requests

Standard Detail Drawings


Contact the Planning, Neighorhood & Transportation Advanced Planning Office at 480-312-7990 or e-mail planninginfo@scottsdaleaz.gov.