Codes, Ordinances, Standards & Interpretations

​​​​​​​​​​​​Here is information regarding codes and ordinances commonly referenced in developing property or used in construction projects within the city of Phoenix. Keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list, and other codes/ordinances may apply depending upon the type of project proposed. 

The following links will provide more specific information.

If you need further information or would like to speak to someone in person, please contact Planning & Development at 602-262-7811.

Plan Review Workshop Survey

Contractors, engineers, design professionals, and any others involved in Residential or Commercial construction, here is your chance to learn about the Planning and Development plan submittal and review process. We are putting together a workshop series and want to know what topics we can address to help you. Please take a few minutes to complete the brief survey at the link above to let us help you be successful.


For any questions or concerns regarding the proposed code amendments, please contact Krista Rippee at (602) 534-1846 or email her at



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