Residency Requirements

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​What is the residency requirement for a City of Phoenix employee?

The following employees shall reside within the boundaries of the City of Phoenix within twenty-four (24) months of appointment or promotion.


1. The City Manager and such other professional staff of the Mayor, the City Council, and the City Manager's Office as the City Manager shall designate.

​2. All Deputy City Managers, Department Heads, Assistant Department Heads, and other such classes as are officially included in the Executive category.


Questions regarding employee residency requirements should be directed to the City of Phoenix Human Resources Department, Administration Division, 

at 602-262-7546.