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Permit E-Refund Requests

Ord. 4859 (A) 109.6 Refunds
The building official may authorize refunding of any fee paid hereunder which is erroneously paid or collected.

The building official may authorize refunding of not more than 80% of the permit fee paid when NO WORK has been done under the permit issued in accordance with this code. No refund shall be made once any inspection has been conducted under the permit.
The building official may authorize refunding of not more than 80% of the plan review fee paid when the applicant of the permit for which a plan review fee has been paid is withdrawn or canceled BEFORE any plan reviewing has taken place. No refund shall be made once a plan has been reviewed and the paperwork processed.

The building official shall not authorize the refunding of any fee paid except on written application by the original permittee NOT MORE THAN 180 days after the date of the fee payment.

Refund Request Requirements Checklist

Please submit the following items when requesting a refund on fees paid for at the
Development Services Department at the City of Scottsdale: 

  1. Copy of the cash register receipt.
  2. Copy of the paperwork associated with the cash register receipt.
  3. Fees paid by cash or check by a company or person, that company or person will receive refund upon approval.  If refund is requested by anyone other than the name listed on the receipt as payer to receive refund, the payer of record must submit an authorization letter stating the name and address of the person or company that the refund should be mailed to. (Fees paid by credit card must be refunded back to the credit card account number.)

All of the items above are required by our Accounts Payable Department.
Refunds cannot be processed without this information.

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Permit / Transmittal Refund Information
I am requesting a refund for:
Payment type: (check all that apply)
Disclaimer: Extended permits are not eligible for a refund. Transactions paid by check will have a 30 day hold prior to refund being processed.
Refund Requestor Information
Please read before clicking on submit
Attach receipts and required documents on the final page after clicking on Submit. Reference REFUND in the subject line of the email for refund processing.