The Community Development Department plans the long range future of Tempe land for transportation corridors, business districts and residential areas as well as administering permits and oversight of current construction. Bringing together unique skill sets, the department focuses on sustainable development, urban open space planning, historic preservation and job attraction. It also administers federal grant programs for housing, social services and capital improvements.
Contact Us by Calling Tempe 311 at 480-350-4311
Community Development Department
Physical Address Mailing Address P. O. Box 5002
P. O. Box 5002
Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Review of plans and specifications of all proposed construction, building, fire & engineering permits, on-site building inspection
Enforcement of codes and neighborhood enhancement
|Design + Preservation||
Develop illustrative graphics, design guidelines, architectural/ development concepts and other products utilizing appropriate methodology and technology to support a safe and sustainable community.
Archeological & historic properties, sites and districts Tempe Historic Preservation Commission
|Neighborhood Revitalization + Redevelopment||
Project coordination & management for large private sector and City-owned projects in Downtown Tempe, Apache Blvd. Project Area, ASU-Tempe Joint Review Committee
Process and facilitates development entitlements such as use permits, variances, development plans, signs; and process change or adoption of codes, ordinances and neighborhood plans
Projects such as the Hayden Flour Mill and other unique Tempe opportunities
|OFFICE AND PARKING LOCATIONS|
The City of Tempe only validates parking for the City Hall Garage (117 E. 5th Street) across the street from the Police / Courts building and the Tempe Transportation Center.
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