Who We Are

The City of Tempe Building Safety Division works to ensure the safety of Tempe's commercial and residential buildings from planning through their construction and remodeling processes.

To allow our entire Community Development team to participate in our annual holiday event - we will have interrupted front counter services on:

Tuesday, December 17th from 11:30am - 1:00pm

Front counter services will resume at 1:00pm

Building Safety is comprised of five groups


Contact Tempe Building Safety

Tempe City Hall
31 E. Fifth St., Garden Level 
Tempe, AZ  85281 

We are located east of Mill Avenue between Fifth
and Sixth Streets. 

Parking metered street parking is available.
Visit www.downtowntempe.com/get-around/parking for additional parking information.

Fax: 480-350-8677
Email: permitcenter@tempe.gov
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Advisory Boards

The advisory boards act in an advisory capacity for recommendation on issues and


Building Safety Staff Directory

Our goal is to provide you with the best service possible.
The staff directory allows you to find the right people to help you. 

Deputy Community Development  Director (Interim)

Donna Sullivan-Hancock - Donna_Hancock@tempe.gov