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Take the Vacant Property Registry survey and share your feedback on this proposed change: 

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Upcoming Community Outreach Meetin​​gs 


Virtual Meeting 

September 7 – 1:30-2:30pm


Contact Information

​For additional information, please contact Betsy Cable, Compliance Manager, 602-495-0146 or Betsy.Cable@phoenix.gov


Vacant Property Registry

The Vacant Property Registry is designed to identify properties that are vacant, obtain contact information for code enforcement and emergency situations, to protect neighborhoods from becoming blighted through lack of adequate maintenance, and to work in partnership with owners to ensure property maintenance standards are met. 

Benefits of a Registry:

  • Ability to provide proactive education​
    • Owner responsibilities
    • Information about resources
  • Expedite response to blight and crime
    • Require contact information
    • Reduce notice time
    • Increase penalties for noncompliance

​Potential Framework: 

  • Required registry for properties vacant over 30 days
    • Vacant commercial properties
    • Vacant lots over 10,000 square feet
    • Residential properties over 50 or more units
  • Require annual registration and occupancy reported within 10 days
  • Free online portal
  • Common Blight and Illegal Activity Education provided

Services Offered:

  • Authority to Arrest (ATA)
  • Graffiti Removal Waiver
  • Access to offer city services (CBI/PHX C.A.R.E.S.)
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Education on property maintenance standards

Additional Information


​​Vacant Property Registry CCI Presentation