The Maricopa County Planning and Development Department is governed by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The department has statutory authority per Title 11 of the Arizona Revised Statutes for land use planning, zoning, land subdivision and construction permitting programs.
The department is responsible for drafting and amending regulations related to land use planning, zoning, land subdivision and construction permitting, which include the:
Maricopa County Abatement Ordinance
Maricopa County Addressing Regulations
Maricopa County Adult Business Ordinance
Maricopa County Hours of Construction Ordinance
Maricopa County Local Additions and Addenda (adopted construction safety codes)
Maricopa County Subdivision Regulations
Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance
The department will also draft ordinances at the direction of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.