Residential Permits

If you are requesting a permit for the first time and live in unincorporated Maricopa County (See Map) you are encouraged to call 602-506-3301 before beginning the permit process.  

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Step 1Prepare.

check squareKnow what type of permit application you need to complete. Need help with this? Read the guide on application types .
check squareMake sure you have your site plans.  View a typical site plan example Opens in New Window.     
check squareKnow what other required documents you’ll need to provide. These are listed on the permit applications, provided in step 2.
check squareHave your contact information, owner & property information handy. Look up your parcel number for property information.
check squareMake sure your documents meet all requirements. See Document Guidelines and Check Your PDFs Before Submitting .
check squareKnow your project’s upfront fees (if any), and get an estimate for your project’s permitting cost .

Step 2Fill Out the Application.

The applications are listed by category. Select the one that’s right for your project. Don’t see the application you’re looking for? View all permits , call 602-506-3301, or request more information online .


Addition, Accessory, Alteration , New Manufactured Home , New Standard Plan , Single Family Home


Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing &  Solar

Compliance Inspection , Minor Mechanical , Minor Plumbing , Roof Mounted Solar Photovoltaic System , Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic System , Up to 400 Service and Shared Well Electrical

NOTE: View the linked webpages for more information on the Compliance Inspection process and Roof Mounted Solar Photovoltaic process .

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Pool and Spa


Fencing & Grading

Fence , Grading

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Water & Waste

Onsite Waste Water (Septic) -- Alteration , Closure or Abandonment, Minor Plan Review , Phase I (Site and Soils), Phase II (Conventional System), Phase II (Alternative System), Planning and Development Plan Review.  Skip Step 3 and submit applications and supporting documentation through our online form.

Stormwater - Pre-Construction , Post Construction

Step 3Apply Using the Permit Tool.

Here you will either register as a first time user or sign in. The tool will walk you through a number of questions and prompts. You will be uploading the permit application you filled out, along with your required PDF documents and paying any upfront fees, if applicable.

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Some projects require multiple permits.

check squareIs your project in a flood plain?
In most cases, you can get a flood plain permit in the same place you get your residential permit. If you’re not sure, contact us about your specific situation

check square Does your project impact air quality?  
You might need a dust permit.  Find out more.