Person is defined as “An individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision, or unit of a
governmental subdivision or a public or private organization of any character”.
The Regulatory Bill of Rights is listed in A.R.S. §11-1602. It defines the rights of a “person” with respect to County Regulations.
The Regulatory Bill of Rights document is located on the Department’s
website, provided with all the applications, permit renewal notices and available upon request.
The Notice of Inspection Rights is listed in A.R.S. §11-1603.
If §11-1603 applies, a person has these rights for an inspection conducted by a County inspector.
These rights will be provided to you at the advent of an inspection.
The Department inspector is required to provide Notice of Inspection Rights upon entry of any premises of a regulated
person for the purpose of conducting an inspection and receive a signature acknowledging that you received the Notice.
You have the option to decline to sign.
Please contact the Department at (602) 506-6616 or SB1598@mail.maricopa.gov.
As per A.R.S. §11-1603 G, violations written on the inspection report are not appealable actions.
A.R.S. §11-1609 defines the process for clarification of interpretations.
It applies to any person as defined in A.R.S. §11-1601.
It applies to any person as defined in A.R.S. §11-1601 who receives an inspection for issuance of
license or to determine compliance with licensure requirements.
The time frames and process of an application submitted to the Department for obtaining a license (permit) must be clearly defined
and followed by the Department as in A.R.S. §11-1605. The effective date for §11-1605 is December 31, 2012. The Department is in the
process of streamlining their processes.
The applications include the process and time frames.
The Maricopa County Environmental Health Code can be found on the Department’s website.
The County Stormwater Regulation can be found on the Department’s website.
Yes, unofficial translated copies are available in Spanish and Chinese at this time. We are in the process of translating these in other common languages.