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Home Improvements

Construction Resources

Setback Requests

Decision Factors: Remodel vs Rebuild

Residential Development Process

Home Improvement Center

Home Improvement Workbook
(pdf/1.4mb/59pp/10-22-04)

Green Building Remodeling
 (pdf/1.23mb/64pp)



Additional Resources

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www.azhomefront.com

Standards Plans

Attached Residential Patio Cover
(PDF/529KB/8pp)
Carport Enclosure to Garage
(PDF/458KB/8pp)

Detached Garage / Storage Shed
(PDF/1MB/13pp)

Masonry Fence / Wall
(PDF/1MB/9pp)

To ensure that construction complies with the City's ordinances, certain permits are required prior to commencing construction. The resources provided on this page are general, and do not not contain the full body of building code and zoning ordinance requirements.

Code Enforcement Violations Map 

Digital Map Center

Flood Insurance Rates

Historic Neighborhoods 

Landscape Workshops

Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs & Spas

Walls & Fences


Architectural Ideas for Residential Neighborhoods
(pdf/2.5MB/31pp)
Printed copies of this summary and the complete Every House Changes report are available through the Records Department at 7447 E Indian School Road,
Suite 105 or by calling 480-312-2356.

 

Copies of the building code, amendments and zoning ordinance requirements are available for reference at three city locations:

  • City Clerk’s Office, 3939 North Drinkwater Blvd.
  • One Stop Shop, building permit counter, 7447 E. Indian School Road.
  • Inspection Services, 9191 E. San Salvador Drive, 2nd Floor

You may also access this information online at www.scottsdaleaz.gov/codes.

For further information about the city, its' services and improving your neighborhood environment, obtain a copy of the Scottsdale's Neighborhood Resource Guide at Permitting Services or Strategic Planning.

If you have any questions on permitting, plan review or submittal requirements, call the city's One Stop Shop permit counter at (480) 312-2500 or access on-line information on how to obtain basic Building Permits.

For more information on homeowner resources, call the Planning Customer Relations Division at 480-312-7800 or e-mail PlanningInfo@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.

Need Help? 

Planning and Development
480-312-7800
P & D Online
PlanningInfo@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

 

Long Range Planning Department
480-312-7990
Long Range Planning

 

Current Planning Department
480-312-7000
Current Planning

 

Development Services Department / One Stop Shop
480-312-2500
One Stop Shop Online

 

Neighborhood Resources Department
480-312-3111
Neighorhood Resources

 

Plan Review
480-312-7080
Plan Review Info

 

Inspections
480-312-5750
Inspections Info

 

Records
480-312-2356
Records, Research & Reports