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Approval Processes - Application & Entitlement

Single-Family Residential and interior commercial Tenant Improvements are examples of projects that typically go straight to plan review.   Minimum Permits are the only projects types that are not required to obtain any reviews and approvals prior to issuance of permits.

Most other projects are required to go through some aspect of the entitlement process, and many of those are required to go through one of four public hearing processes for approval.  There are four types of public hearings that may be a required as a part of the entitlement process: the Board of Adjustment, Planning Commission, City Council and Development Review Board.

A Pre-Application (PA) meeting will determine what process will be required.  The table of the public hearing process provides a general guide of processing based on project type.  Most projects also have requirements for Neighborhood Notification.  Entitlement process will determine what Neigborhood Notification requirements will apply.

 

Project Type  FP SA DRB BOA PC CC
Abandonment      

Amended Development Standards    

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Amended Stipulations      

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Annexation      

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Commercial Repainting
 

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Condominium

 

     
ESLO Hardship Exemption        

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General Plan Amendment      

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Master Sign Plan  

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Municipal Use Master Site Plan      

New Construction - Major

 

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New Construction - Minor

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Release of Easement  

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Rezoning      

Subdivision Plat

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Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment      

Conditional Use Permit      

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Wash Modification (ESL)  

     
Wireless Communication Facility

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Zoning Variance    

   

BOA = Board of Adjustment

DRB = Development Review Board

DRB Minor (SA) = Staff Approval

FP = Final Plans

PC = Planning Commission

CC = City Council

Application materials, all maps, plans and other accompanying data is of public record and is available for public inspection during office hours in the Records Division .   Summary information and key application materials are also posted to a Case Fact Sheet at www.scottsdaleaz.gov/projects/ProjectsInProcess/ .

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