Demolition of existing residential or commercial structures requires a permit whether activities are interior or exterior.
Permit required to ensure building systems integrity and can generally be issued after initial counter review and payment. When significant structural demolition occurs, a plan review may be required.
Application subject to additional plan review processes prior to any demolition activities. Demolition permits will not be issued until the Exterior Demolition Review Process has been completed. Properties subject to special review include:
- Properties designated on the Phoenix Historic Property Register require approval of the Historic Preservation Officer prior to any demolition activity
- Properties that are eligible for designation but are not listed on the Phoenix Historic Property Register
- Commercial properties 50 years of age or older
Demolition Policies and Procedures
Demolition Application for Historic properties
Consider Deconstruction, an enviromentally-friendly alternative that allows materials to be reused.
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