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Trash and recycling collection days change in November
This change will improve efficiency and make it easier to process recyclables.
Lois Roma-Deeley is Scottsdale’s new poet laureate
As Scottsdale’s poet laureate, she will serve as an ambassador of Scottsdale’s vibrant literary culture and will enhance the profile of poetry, poets and literary arts to the entire community through workshops, performances and advocacy.
Scottsdale declares “Stage 1” of its Drought Management Plan
Scottsdale City Manager Jim Thompson officially declared “Stage 1” of the city’s Drought Management Plan on Aug. 17 as a direct result of the Colorado River Tier 1 shortage declared by the Bureau of Reclamation.
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Minimum Permits

Minimum Permits are required for most single-family residential electrical, mechanical and plumbing work (excludes gas piping). These types of improvements are classified as "minimum" permits and can be obtained online with a credit card. The inspection process is used to ensure a correct installation per the building codes.

Some common examples are:

  • Replace gas water heater
  • Replace pool pump
  • Plumbing for a water softener
  • Replace electric/gas water heater
  • Relocate panel box
  • Sewer line repair
  • Repair broken water lines
  • Electrical re-wire
  • Replace main breaker
  • Air conditioner change out

Scottsdale EZ

Whether it's a broken streetlight, a fresh pothole or a missing trash can, a new online service is making it easier for residents to report problems with city facilities or services.

Scottsdale EZ is a single, mobile-optimized system that lets you quickly report issues and provides the city with a consolidated tracking and reporting system.

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