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At this time, Community Development is actively working to protect the health of our community and internal staff by helping to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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 Building Safety



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.

Building Safety



phone:  480-350-8341
fax:  480-350-8677

Tempe City Hall Complex
Community Development Department
Building Safety Division
31 East 5th Street, Garden Level East
Tempe, AZ  85281 

We are located east of Mill Avenue, between 5th and 6th Streets, immediately southwest of the Tempe Transportation Center. 

The City offers FREE parking validation for the City Hall Parking Garage located at 117 East 5th Street, immediately east of Tempe City Hall.

On-street metered street parking is available immediately surrounding City Hall, however, the City does not reimburse for metered parking. 

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Advisory Boards

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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. 


Deputy Community Development  Director (Interim)

Donna Sullivan-Hancock