Getting started on a big project is exciting. The permitting process allows you to build in a way that protects your investment, is respectful of the surrounding community, and complies with Arizona law.
If you are getting a permit for the first time and have any questions, you are encouraged to call 602-506-3301.
Or you may fill out this short formOpens a New Wi with a brief description of your project goals and we'll get right back to you!
Determine what type of project you are doing. If you are building or remodeling in unincorporated Maricopa County [See Map Opens a New Window. ] you're in the right place. Otherwise, you'll start the permitting process with your city or town.
*If your project or task involves food, air quality, or other environmental factors, you will need a Maricopa County permit.
Find and select the type of permit or license you need below. If you don't see the permit you're looking for, View All Permits Opens a New Window. .
New Construction, Manufactured Home, Additions & Alterations, Accessory, Decks, Garages, ALL Fences, Culverts, Pools/Spas & Pool Barriers, Patio Enclosure, Grading, Mechanical (HVAC), Electrical Work, Plumbing, Water/Septic Tanks, Stormwater Drainage, Demolition.
Fixed/Permanent Food Establishments, Mobile Food, Vending Machines, Micro Markets, Caterers, Special Events, Boarding Homes, Dog Friendly Patios.
New Construction, Manufactured Building, Subdivision/Infrastructure, Accessory, Addition, Alteration (Tenant Improvement), Septic Tanks, Stormwater, Public Pool, Cell Tower Alteration, New Cell Tower, Monument Sign, Wall Sign, Billboard, Grading, Paving, Stockpile.
Dust Control, Asbestos/NESHAP, Burn, Block, Generals, Non-Title V, Title V, Subcontractor Registration, Emissions Inventory, Tanker Certification.
Clearing and Grading, Rezoning, MCDOT Right-of-Way, Floodplain Right-of-Way Use, Floodplain Use, Stormwater, Land Division, Plats (Pre & Final), Pre-Apps, Variances.
The County offers a number of permits. If you're running into issues finding the permit that fits your project description, you can view all permits here.
Find the department currently processing your permit and select from one of the available ways you can check permit status.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Online, In Person
Online, In Person
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
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