Dirt Hauls

Haul Permit/City Review required:

  • For less than 1,000 cubic yards as determined by the Chief Development Officer or designee (based on potential impacts)
  • For over 1,000 cubic yards of dirt or debris that require use of public rights-of-way
  • Hauls that do not require use of public-rights-of-way but have potential impacts
  • For all capital project truck hauls that meet the above criteria

City Review Process: 

  1. Complete a dirt haul application (pdf/35kb/1p).  Any questions contact Bill Kalber/Field Engineering at 480-312-8122.
  2. Submit the completed dirt haul application to Bill Kalber/Field Engineering by e-mail to bkalber@Scottsdaleaz.gov.
  3. The application will be reviewed to ensure appropriate barricades, traffic control, dust control, SWPPP, truck routing and advance community notification are in place.

Application information to include:

  1.  Barricade design (if needed)
  2.  Community notification
  3.  Truck Route Map details 
​City Code Sec. 17-60 links to external site- Truck routes.

Article XXI, Traffic Schedules, Sec. 17-1004, Truck Routes, states:

In accordance with the provisions of section 17-60 and when signs are erected giving notice of the adopted truck routes; no person shall operate any commercial vehicle exceeding ten thousand (10,000) pounds gross vehicle weight at any time upon any streets or part of a street, except for the purpose of picking up or delivering of materials or merchandise; they may leave adopted truck route by the nearest route to travel a distance no greater than three-fourths of a mile, in so doing not crossing another truck route, after which they must return immediately by the nearest route, not to exceed three-fourths of a mile, and in so doing, shall not cross another truck route, to an adopted truck route as follows:

  • Camelback Road, 64th Street to Scottsdale Road
  • C.A.P. Parkway (currently known as Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.) Scottsdale Road to Pima Road
  • Hayden Road, McKellips Road to C.A.P. Parkway
  • Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale Road to Pima Road
  • Indian School Road, 60th Street to Pima Road
  • McKellips Road, Scottsdale Road to Granite Reef Road
  • McDowell Road, 64th Street to Pima Road
  • Pima Road, McDowell Road to Stage Coach Pass Road
  • Scottsdale Road, Roosevelt Street to Carefree Highway
  • Shea Boulevard, 64th Street to east city limits
  • Thomas Road, 56th Street to Pima Road
    (Code 1972, 11-807; Ord. No. 1838, 2, 10-14-85; Ord. No. 1918, 10-20-80)

    City will specify notification requirements to inform property owners in the vicinity of the dirt haul route. See Dirt Haul Neighborhood Notification Packet (pdf/216kb/3pp) 

    Additional Resources


    Staff Contact:

    Bill Kalber, Field Engineering Supervisor

    Phone: 480-312-8122

    E-mail: bkalber@ScottsdaleAz.gov

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