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Tempe’s Citizen Portal and IVR phone line unavailable March 29 - April 2

Post Date:03/15/2019 8:00 AM

Tempe Community Development is upgrading the Tempe’s Citizen Portal and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) phone line this month to serve you better. To accomplish this, they will be unavailable from 3 p.m., March 29 until 8 a.m., April 2.

To schedule a building inspection, call 480-350-8072 and leave a detailed message with your permit number, address, inspection type, your name and telephone number. On the day of your inspection you must call between 6 - 6:30 a.m. for estimated time of arrival. 

Please note that Monday, April 1 is a City of Tempe observed holiday and there will be no Inspections until Tuesday, April 2.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 

For questions or to submit fees and applications, please visit or contact Community Development, 31 E Fifth St., Garden Level, east side, Tempe  or call 480-858-2076. 

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