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Title Type
2015 IRC Building Plan Review Checklist     (PDF)
2012 IRC Building Plan Review Checklist (PDF)

A

Abandonment Development Application Checklist
(See Also GLO Agreement & Release Forms below)

 

(PDF)

Addressing Request Application (Submit Online)

(PDF)

Addressing Requirements (PDF)
Adult Home Care Home Application (Sample)

(PDF)

Affidavit of Authorization to Act for Property Owner

(PDF)

Affidavit of Posting

(PDF)

Airport Vicinity & Airpark Development Guidelines & Checklist (Long Form Packet)

(PDF)

Airport Vicinity & Airpark Development Guidelines & Checklist (Short Form Packet)

(PDF)

Ambient Lighting Zones

 

(PDF)

Amended Development Standards

Summary Forms to Request Amended Development Standards:
R1-5         - R1-7         - R1-10
R1-18       - R1-35      - R1-43
R1-70       - R1-130    - R1-190
Example of Legislative Draft for Amended Development Standards

(All in PDF)

Appeals of Dedication, Exactions or Zoning Regulations (Resolution 6161)

(PDF)

Application for Administrative Variance from the City Construction Codes

 

(PDF)

Archaeological Site Etiquette Guide

  (PDF)
Artificial Turf in Xeriscape Landscaping, The Use Of

(PDF)

Assurance to City of Remote Parking

(PDF)

Attached Residential Patio Cover Details
(Standard Plan)

 

(PDF)

B

Banner Permit Application

 

(PDF)
Bingo Application

(PDF)

Bulk CO2 (Low Pressure Only) Administrative Submittal Requirements and Checklist

(PDF)

C

Capital Projects Review Application

(PDF)

Certificate of Insurance, Requirements of

(PDF)

Certification of No-Rise for Development in Regulatory Floodways

(PDF)

Change of Records Request

 

(PDF)

Character Area Planning Summaries

 

(PDF)

Citizen Review Checklist (TA)

 

(PDF)

Citizen Review Checklist (ZN)

 

(PDF)

Collaborative City and School Planning

(PDF)

Commercial & Multi-Family Architectural Review Checklist

 

(PDF)

Commercial & Multi-Family, Site Plan - Planning Notes

 

(PDF)

Commercial Design Guidelines

 

(PDF)

Community Input Certification

(PDF)

Community Sign District Development Application Checklist (Sample)

(PDF)

Conditional Use Permit Development Application Checklist (Sample)

(PDF)

Condominium Plat, Lot Tie/Split Plan Review Application Checklist

 

(PDF)

Confirmation of New Dedication

(PDF)

Confirmation of Old Dedication

(PDF)

Construction Covenant to Construct and Assurance
  (PDF)
Counter Plan Submittal Requirements (Minor home improvements)

 

(PDF)

Credit Card Authorization Letter (Companies)

(PDF)

Custom Home Transfer

(PDF)

D

Dedication Language Examples          (PDF)
Deferred Submittal

(PDF)

Demolition Permit Application

 

(PDF)

Detached Garage / Storage Shed
(Standard Plan)

 

(PDF)

Detectible Warnings and Sidewalk Colors (PDF)
Development Application

(PDF)

Development Application TIMA

(PDF)

Development Review Board (DRB) Application Checklist

 

(PDF)

Development Review (Minor) Application   (PDF)
Development Review Board (DRB) Project Narrative (including criteria)

 

(PDF)

Downtown Architectural Review Checklist

(PDF)

Downtown Design Guidelines

(PDF)

Drainage Checklist (Plan Review)

(PDF)

Drainage Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

Drainage Report Staff Review Checklist

(PDF)

E

Electrical Service Upgrade

 

(PDF)

Energy Compliance Certificate - Residential   (PDF)
Energy Compliance Certificate - Commercial     (PDF)
Environmental Regulatory Guide

(PDF)

Extension of Substantive Timeframes Request ​ (PDF)
Exterior ATM and Bank Drive-Thru Lighting Guidelines ​ (PDF)

F

FEMA Block - Flood Insurance Rate Map Information

(PDF)

Fence / Wall on Property Line, Neighbor Authorization

 

(PDF)

Fence / Wall Standard Plan (non-ESL and not in the Cactus Corridor)

 

(PDF)

Fire - All Compressed Gasses (Bulk) Submittal (Interior of Building) Requirements

(PDF)
Fire - Application for Fire

(PDF)

Fire - Application for Tank Installation Permit (PDF)

Fire - Flow Test Summary

 

(PDF)

Fire - Hazardous Materials Management Plan Instructions (Long Form)

(PDF)

Fire - Hazardous Materials Management Plan Instructions (Short Form)

(PDF)

Fire - High Piled Combustible Storage Disclosure

(PDF)

Fire Protection System Signage

(PDF)

Fire - Request for Inspection

(PDF)

Fire Review - Owner's Information Certificate

(PDF)

Fire Sprinkler Worksheet - Commercial (XLS)
Fire Sprinkler Worksheet - SFR            (XLS)
Fire - Submittal Process for Liquid Propane Gas (LPG) tank permits

(PDF)

Flood Hazard Determination Form

(PDF)

G

Gas Station and Convenience Store Design Guidelines

 

(PDF)

General Plan Checklist for Application

(PDF)

GLO Agreement & Release

Parcel Owner
Other Interest

(All in PDF)

 

Grading & Drainage Checklist

(PDF)

Green Building Enrollment Form

(PDF)

Green Building Residential Checklist

(PDF)

Green Home Buyers Guide

           

(PDF)

Green Home Remodeling Tips

           

(PDF)

Green Home Remodeling Workbook

(PDF)

Guide to Mitigation Plans (Archaeological Sites)

 

(PDF)

H

Hardship Exemption Application Checklist 

 

(PDF)

Haul Application Requirements
(PDF)
Historic Property Application Checklist (PDF)
HRER Agreement (PDF)
HRER Application    (PDF) 
HRER Declaration (PDF)
HRER Program Guidelines (PDF)
HRER Scope of Work and Estimate (PDF)
HRER Windows Policy Guidelines (PDF)
Hydrant Flow Meters (Informational Packet)

(PDF)

I

In Lieu Parking Application Checklist

(PDF)

Infill Incentive Application Checklist

(PDF)

Irrevocable Letter of Credit (for Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Only)

 

(DOC)

L

Landscape Review Checklist

(PDF)

Landscape Notes

(PDF)

Landscape Notes Commercial & Multi-Family

(PDF)

Landscape Plan Review Checklist

(PDF)

Landscape Revitalization Workbook

 

(PDF)

Liquor License Questionnaires

Restaurant/Bar  
- Retail-Wholesale Establishment

(All in PDF)
Lockout/Tagout Agreement

 

(PDF)

Lot Tie Application

(PDF)

Lowest Floor Verification

(PDF)

M

Major Additions / Remodels Submittal Packet (Greater than 1000 sq ft)

 

(PDF)

Master Sign Program Application

(PDF)

Minor Addition / Remodel Submittal Packet

 

(PDF)

Minor Amendment Application Checklist

(PDF)

Minor Subdivision Application

(PDF)

Mobile storage units on residential zoned properties - No permit required, but are limited to a maximum of 90 days on any given site. Any mobile storage unit which exceed this limitation can be issued a notice of violation. To contact Code Enforcement call 480-312-2546.

Mobile storage units on commercial zoned properties - requires staff approval from city staff to determine if allowed.

N

NAOS Easement Forms

- Dedication Form
- Confirmation of New Dedication
- Release of NAOS

 

(All in PDF) 

NAOS Enhancement Plan Requirements for Single Family Lots

 

(PDF)

NAOS Guide for Homeowners

(PDF)

NAOS Maintenance Plan (PDF)
Native Plant Ordinance Guide for Homeowners

(PDF)

Native Plant Permit Application

 

(PDF)

Native Plant Salvage Contractor Listing

 

(PDF)

Native Plant Submittal Requirements

(PDF)

Native Plant Tracking Form

 

(PDF)

Neighborhood Involvement - General Plan Checklist

 

(PDF)

Neighborhood Notification Checklist (AB, BOA, UP, DRB, HE, HP and MUMSP)

 

(PDF)

No Conflict Form

(PDF)

Non-Buildable Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

Notice of After Hours Inspection

(PDF)

Notice of Inspection Rights

(PDF)

O

Office Design Guidelines

 

(PDF)

Open Space Plan (Site Plan Worksheet)

(PDF)

Operation Plan (typically submitted with Conditional Use Permit applications)

(PDF)

Owner-Builder Statement

 

(PDF)

P

Patio Plans Example 

 

(PDF)

Permit Application, Commercial/Multi-Family (for large projects attach addendum below) (PDF)

Permit Application, Single-FamilyResidential (for large projects attach addendum below)

(PDF)

Permit Application Addendum (for large projects attached to permit application above)

(PDF)

Photos of Existing Conditions (use for all case type submittals)

(PDF)

Plan & Report Requirements for Development Applications

(PDF)

Plan & Report Requirements for Preliminary Plat Development Applications

(PDF)

Plan Cover Sheet and Typical Sheet Checklist

(PDF)

Pool & Spa Application

 

(PDF)

Pool Site Plan Requirements

 

(PDF)

Potable Water Checklist

(PDF)

Pre-Application Request

 

(PDF)

Preliminary Plat (PP) Application Checklist

(PDF)

Preliminary Plat (PP) Notification Affidavit

(PDF)

Preliminary Plat (PP) Notification Mailing List

(PDF)

Private Improvements in the Right-of-Way

(PDF)

Prop 207 Forms

Waiver of Claims Informational Flyer
Waiver of Claims for Dimunition in Value (Short Form)             
Waiver of Claims for Dimunition of Value (Long Form)             
Waiver of Claims for Dimunition of Value (Historic Properties)
Waiver of Claims Refusal

(All in PDF)

Public Utility Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

R

Release of Drainage Easement

(PDF)

Release of Easement

(PDF)

Release of Easement (Map of Release)   (PDF)
Release of Natural Area Open Space (NAOS)

(PDF)

Release of Trail Easement

(PDF)

Removal of City of Scottsdale Covenant

(PDF)

Repainting Approval

(PDF)

Request for Clarification or Interpretation of statute, ordinance, code, policy statement

(PDF)

Request for Site Visit/Inspections (Cases)

(PDF)

Request for Site Visit/Inspections (Construction Document Application)

(PDF)

Request for Neighborhood Group Information

(PDF)

Request to Submit Concurrent Development Applications

(PDF)

Re-Roofing Your Home

 

(PDF)

Residential Carport Enclosure to Garage Details
(Standard Plan)

 

(PDF)

Restaurant Design Guidelines

 

(PDF)

Residential Solar Plan Review Quality Submittal Guidelines

(PDF)

Review Methodologies for Application for Permitting and Development Applications

(PDF)

Rezoning Development Application Checklist

(PDF)

Right-of-Way Dedication Form, Deed of

(PDF)

Roof Height Revision

(PDF)

Roof Over Topography Plan Sample

(PDF)

S

Scenic Corridor Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

School District Notification

(PDF)

Section 404 Certification Form

(PDF)

Security Plan (Bars & Live Entertainment)

(PDF)

Setback Certificate

(PDF)

Sight Distance Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

Signalization Checklist

(PDF)

Sign Permit Application

 

(PDF)

Single-Family Custom Home Submittal Packet

 

(PDF)

Single Family Minimum Submittals Requirements Checklist

(PDF)

Single-Family Plan Requirements, ESL Areas

 

(PDF)

Single-Family Plan Requirements, FO Areas

 

(PDF)

Single-Family Plan Requirements, HD Areas

 

(PDF)

Single-Family Plan Requirements, Non ESL

 

(PDF)

Single-Family Review Checklist (Over the Counter Reviews Only)

 

(PDF)

Site Plan, Residential (Sample)

(PDF)

Site Posting for Projects Under Consideration

(PDF)

Site Posting Requirements (Use Permits & Rezoning Cases) 

(PDF)

Soils Waiver

(PDF)

Solar Submittal Guidelines, Commercial    (PDF)
Solar Submittal Guidelines, Residential           ​

(PDF)

Special Exemptions Application Checklist

(PDF)

Special Inspections Certification

(PDF)

Standard Plan Submittal Packet 
 (PDF)
Standard Plot Plan (Standard Plans)

(PDF)

Stockpile Checklist

(PDF)

Storage Shed (Standard Plan)

 

(PDF)

STORAGE UNITS

Mobile storage units on residential zoned properties
- No permit required, but are limited to a maximum of 90 days on any given site. Any mobile storage unit which exceed this limitation can be issued a notice of violation. To contact Code Enforcement call 480-312-2546.

Mobile storage units on commercial zoned properties - requires staff approval from city staff to determine if allowed.Contact Current Planning at 480-312-2500 for more information.

Streetlight Policy Plan

 

(PDF)

Subdivision Process

(PDF)

Substantial Improvement, Substantial Damage Worksheet (for Commercial, Industrial and Multi-Family Residential Structures) Effective July 1, 2015

(XLS)

Substantial Improvement - Substantial Damage Worksheet (for Single Family Residences) Effective July 1, 2015

(XLS)

Substantive Policy Statements and Staff Review Timeframes for Development Applications

(PDF)

Swimming Pool & Spa Application

 

(PDF)

Swimming Pool Site Plan Requirements

 

(PDF)

T

Temporary Construction Meters (Instructional Packet)

(PDF)

Temporary Sales Trailer

(PDF)

TI Minimum Submittals Requirements Checklist (PDF)
TI Review Checklist (Planning Review)

 

(PDF)

Title Evidence Submittal Requirements

(PDF)

Traffic Impact Mitigation Analysis (TIMA)

 

(PDF)

Trip Generation (Bar & Live Entertainment)

(PDF)

Trussbearing on Masonry Wall (Example)

 

(PDF)

V

Variance Application for Working After Hours  (PDF)

W

Wall / Fence Standard Plan
(non-ESL and not in the Cactus Corridor)

 

(PDF)

Wash Modification Application Form

 

(PDF)

Water & Sewer Design Report Application

 

(PDF)

Water Heater Handout

 

(PDF)

Water Meter Calcs, SFR (One Stop Shop)

(PDF)

Wildland Fire Prevention, Letter to Contractors and Construction Site Managers

 

(PDF)

Wireless Communication Facility (WCF) Staff Approval Application

 

(PDF)

Wireless Communication Facility (WCF) Application Checklist (for Development Review Board & Use Permit cases)

 

(PDF)

Z

Zoning Variance (BOA) Application Checklist 

 

(PDF)

Zoning Variance (BOA) General Info

(PDF)

Zoning Variance (BOA) Project Narrative

(PDF)

Contact Information

Planning - Zoning Requests, General Plan
P: 480-312-7000 
planninginfo@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

One Stop Shop -  Permits and Plan Review
P: 480-312-2500
7447 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 

Records
P: 480-312-2356 

Inspections -  Permit Inspections
P: 480-312-5750

Inspection Hours:
Summer (Apr-Oct) 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Winter (Nov-Mar) 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Code Enforcement - Property Maintenance & Zoning Violations
P: 480-312-2546

Building Code Hotline
P: 480-312-2633