​​Planning & Development​

Phoenix City Hall
Building Phoenix

The Planning & Development Department (PDD) guides the physical development of the city by preserving our historic sites, planning what can be built where, and ensuring safe construction of buildings and infrastructure. A host of advisory and governing bodies of residents as well as elected officials provide oversight as the city grows and needs arise. The process is governed through development and enforcement of city codes and ordinances.​

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Programs and Services​

 

 

 

Electronic Plan ReviewElectronic Plan Review/pdd/onlineservices/electronic-plan-reviewSubmit development plans electronically using the Internet!RoyalBlue
General Plan UpdateGeneral Plan Update/pdd/pz/general-plan-updatePlanPHX General Plan Updatedarkgreen
Development Center Wait TimesDevelopment Center Wait Timeshttps://www.phoenix.gov/pdd/waittimesWant faster customer service? Check current wait times by counter.FireRed
Self-Certification ProgramSelf-Certification Program/pdd/self-certification-programPermits without a plan review? Find out how!darkblue
ReinventPHXReinventPHX/pdd/topics/reinvent-phxPlanning for our Light Rail neighborhoodsOrangeTree
Open Land Use - PermitsOpen Land Use - Permitshttps://www.phoenix.gov/pddsite/Pages/Open-Land-Use.aspxManaging and reducing potential hazardsPlum

​Upcoming Events

Check here for future Planning and Development events!

 

 

Planning Hearing Officerhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/pdd/18061806Planning Hearing Officer5/17/2017 5:00:00 PMCalvin Goode Building, 10th Floor East Conference Room, 251 West Washington Street
Moving Forward, Walkable Urban Code Workshophttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/pdd/18051805Moving Forward, Walkable Urban Code Workshop5/17/2017 1:00:00 AMEastlake Community Center at Eastlake Park, at 1549 East Jefferson Street
Desert View Village Planning Committeehttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/pdd/18001800Desert View Village Planning Committee5/3/2017 1:30:00 AMMultipurpose Room at the Paradise Valley Community Center, 17402 North 40th Street


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Zoning 102264https://i.ytimg.com/vi/HZ_BFi-evJY/hqdefault.jpgZoning 102https://www.phoenix.gov/planning-and-development-media/264Zoning in Phoenix - Part 2. For Spanish, click here: https://youtu.be/k5cJ8upeGWM0x0120D520A80800D206B2055D185C468097646BBFA1707Etext/html; charset=utf-8 Video
Urban Planning 101261https://i.ytimg.com/vi/98GwUdouZi0/hqdefault.jpgUrban Planning 101https://www.phoenix.gov/planning-and-development-media/261What is urban planning? For Spanish, click here: https://youtu.be/wIcnnmhIl4Q0x0120D520A80800D206B2055D185C468097646BBFA1707Etext/html; charset=utf-8 Video
Planning in Phoenix258https://i.ytimg.com/vi/YFOvGFvLZfQ/hqdefault.jpgPlanning in Phoenixhttps://youtu.be/msizL3vFG_w https://www.phoenix.gov/planning-and-development-media/258How has urban planning helped the city of Phoenix take shape? For Spanish, click here: https://youtu.be/msizL3vFG_w 0x0120D520A80800D206B2055D185C468097646BBFA1707Etext/html; charset=utf-8 Video
Zoning 101267https://i.ytimg.com/vi/yaOQafn1aek/hqdefault.jpgZoning 101https://www.phoenix.gov/planning-and-development-media/267Zoning in Phoenix - Part 1. For Spanish, click here: https://youtu.be/scDRJHoyW980x0120D520A80800D206B2055D185C468097646BBFA1707Etext/html; charset=utf-8 Video
Phoenix General Plan270https://i.ytimg.com/vi/EAuyDt1SDmM/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix General Planhttps://www.phoenix.gov/planning-and-development-media/270How the General Plan shapes Phoenix. For Spanish, click here: https://youtu.be/UbRe10C-Mh80x0120D520A80800D206B2055D185C468097646BBFA1707Etext/html; charset=utf-8 Video
updatePDD January 2017257https://www.phoenix.gov/pddsite/MediaAssets/Newsletter 1.17 cover.jpgupdatePDD January 2017https://www.phoenix.gov/pddsite/Documents/Newsletter%201.17.pdfhttps://www.phoenix.gov/planning-and-development-media/2570x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F21400F217E466671AEF41B1F92BD0AF0AA09FImage