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

404 Certification Form

(PDF)

A

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

 

(PDF)

Accessible Signage

(PDF)

Addressing Request Application (Submit Online)

(PDF)

Addressing Requirements (PDF)

Administrative Variance from the City Construction Codes, Application For

 

(PDF)

Adult Home Care Home Application (Sample)

(PDF)

Affidavit of Authorization to Act for Property Owner

(PDF)

Affidavit of Posting

(PDF)

After Hours Inspection, Notice of

(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)

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)
Barn - Application for Submittal Requirements

(PDF)

Beam Connections (Example)

 

(PDF)

Benchmark Revisions (Requirements for a Datum Revision)

(PDF)

Bingo Application

(PDF)

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

(PDF)

C

Capital Projects Review Application

(PDF)

Carport/Garage Conversion Plan (Example)

 

(PDF)

Certificate of Insurance, Requirements of

(PDF)

Certification of No-Rise for Development in Regulatory Floodways

(PDF)

Change Records, Request to

(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, Industrial, and Multi-Family Plan & Report Requirements

(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)
Construction Debris in Alleyways

(PDF)

Construction Document Requirements

 

(PDF)

Contractor Declaration Form (for Digital Plan Submittal)

(PDF)

Counter Plan Submittal Requirements (Minor home improvements)

 

(PDF)

Credit Card Authorization Letter (Companies)

(PDF)

Custom Home Transfer

(PDF)

D

Dedication Language Examples          (PDF)
Demolition Permit Application

 

(PDF)

Deferred Submittal

(PDF)

Detached Garage / Storage Shed
(Standard Plan)

 

(PDF)

Detail Drawings

Detectible Warnings and Sidewalk Colors (PDF)
Development Application

(PDF)

Development Application TIMA

(PDF)

Development Review (Minor) Application   (PDF)
Development Review (Minor) Process

(PDF)

Development Review Board (DRB) Application Checklist

 

(PDF)

Development Review Board (DRB) Project Narrative (including criteria)

 

(PDF)

Downtown Architectural Review Checklist

(PDF)

Downtown Design Guidelines

(PDF)

Downtown, Recommended Plants for

(PDF)

Drainage Checklist (Plan Review)

(PDF)

Drainage Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

Drainage Report Staff Review Checklist

(PDF)

Dust Control Plans for Temporary Parking on Unpaved Vacant Lots

(PDF)

E

Electrical Service Upgrade

 

(PDF)

Electronic File Requirements - Plans (PDF) 
Elevations (Example)

 

(PDF)

Encroachment (Right-of-Way) Permit Application for Public Parking

(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)
Exterior Wall Footings (Example)

 

(PDF)

F

Facilities and Traffic Submittal Requirements

(PDF)

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)

Finish Floor Revision

(PDF)

Fire Combustible Storage Disclosure

(PDF)

Fire Compressed Gas Requirements

(PDF)
Fire Fuel Tank Installation Application (PDF)
Fire Hazardous Materials Management Plan Instructions (Long Form)

(PDF)

Fire Hazardous Materials Management Plan Instructions (Short Form)

(PDF)

Fire Hydrant Flow Test Summary

 

(PDF)

Fire Inspection Request Form

(PDF)

Fire LPG Permitting

(PDF)

Fire Owner Information Certificate

(PDF)

Fire Plan Review Application

(PDF)

Fire Protection System Signage

(PDF)

Fire Sprinkler Worksheet - Commercial (XLS)
Fire Sprinkler Worksheet - SFR            (XLS) 
Flashing, Window (Example)

 

(PDF)

Flood Hazard Determination Form

(PDF)

Floor Plan Worksheet (Example)

(PDF)

Foundation Plan (Example)

 

(PDF)

Framing Plan (Example)

 

(PDF)

Framing, Typical (Example)

 

(PDF)

G

Gable End Bracing (Example)

 

(PDF)

Gas Station Design Guidelines

 

(PDF)

Gazebo (Greater than 1,000 sq ft)

(PDF)

General Plan Checklist for Application

(PDF)

GLO Agreement & Release

Parcel Owner
Other Interest

(All in PDF)

 

Grading & Drainage Checklist

(PDF)

Green Residential Checklist

(PDF)

Green Building Enrollment Form

(PDF)

Green Home Remodeling Workbook

(PDF)

Green Home Buyers Guide

           

(PDF)

Green Home Remodeling Tips

           

(PDF)

Guide to Mitigation Plans (Archaeological Sites)

 

(PDF)

H

Hardship Exemption Application

 

(PDF)

Haul Application Requirements
(PDF)
Haul Neighborhood Notification

 

(PDF)

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

(PDF)

I

In Lieu Parking Application Checklist

(PDF)

Infill Incentive Application Checklist

(PDF)

Interim Fence Certification

(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

Nailing Schedule

 

(PDF)

NAOS Easement Forms

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

 


(PDF)
(PDF)
(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)

Natural Gas Refueling Devices (VRAs)

(PDF)

Neighborhood Involvement - General Plan Checklist

 

(PDF)

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

 

(PDF)

No Conflict Form

(PDF)

Noise Study Submittal Requirements

(PDF)

Non-Buildable Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

Notice of After Hours Inspection

(PDF)

Notice of Inspection Rights

(PDF)

Notice of Intent (NOI) (AZPDES)

(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)

Owner Certification Acknowledging Receipt of Notice of Right to Appeal Exactions and Dedications

(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)

Pre-Application for Single Family Residential Plans

 

(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 & Semi-Public Pools, Submittal Requirements

(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, and Affidavit of Correction

(PDF)

Re-Roofing Your Home

 

(PDF)

Residential Carport Enclosure to Garage Details
(Standard Plan)

 

(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 Change Records

(PDF)

Request to Submit Concurrent Development Applications

(PDF)

Restaurant Design Guidelines

 

(PDF)

Residential Solar Plan Review Quality Submittal Guidelines

(PDF)

Resubmittal Checklist (Single-Family)

(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 Beams (Example)

 

(PDF)

Roof Height Revision

(PDF)

Roof Joist Table

 

(PDF)

Roof Over Topography Plan Sample

(PDF)

S

Sales Trailer Application

(PDF)

Scenic Corridor Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

School District Notification

(PDF)

Seasonal, Sidewalk & Special Vehicle Sales Application     (PDF)
Security Plan (Bars & Live Entertainment)

(PDF)

Setback Certificate

(PDF)

Sewer Line Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

Sight Distance Easement Dedication Form

(PDF)

Sight Distance Triangles

(PDF)

Signalization Checklist

(PDF)

Sign Permit Application

 

(PDF)

Single-Family Resubmittal Checklist (Planning)

 

(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)

Solar System Green Requirements
(for digital submittal customers)
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.

Stormwater Storage Waiver

(PDF)

Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Checklist

(PDF)

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 Certificate of Occupancy

Temporary Construction Meters (Instructional Packet)

(PDF)

TI Digital Plan Review Application

 

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

 

(PDF)

TI Review Process

Title Evidence Submittal Requirements

(PDF)

Traffic Impact Mitigation Analysis (TIMA)

 

(PDF)

Trip Generation (Bar & Live Entertainment)

(PDF)

Trussbearing on Masonry Wall (Example)

 

(PDF)

U

Utility Company Right-Of-Way

(PDF)

V

Variance Application for Working After Hours   (PDF)
Vehicle Refueling Appliance (VRA)

(PDF)

W

Waiver, Soils

(PDF)

Waiver, Stormwater

(PDF)

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

 

(PDF)

Wash Modification Application Form

 

(PDF)

Wastewater Checklist

(PDF)

Water Features

Water & Sewer Design Report Application

 

(PDF)

Water Heater Handout

 

(PDF)

Water Line Extensions

Water Meter Calcs, SFR (One Stop Shop)

(PDF)

Water Meter Reductions (down-size) 

Water Meters in the County

Wide Loads (Overdimensional Loads)

Wildland Fire Prevention, Letter to Contractors and Construction Site Managers

 

(PDF)

Window Flashing

 

(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