The Development Services Department is charged with the responsibility for protecting and enhancing the community's historic, environmental, economic and cultural resources. The following functions of this department are: Building , Business Licensing, Code Compliance, Geographic Information System (GIS), Zoning and Land Use (Planning) and the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).
Building Division ensures that structures constructed in Chino Valley conform to adopted building codes. Staff in this division review plans for new construction, remodeling, and additions to existing buildings; issue permits once plans are approved; inspects all work, and finalizes the project when construction is complete
- Building Permits - All new construction, remodel or improvement of any structure, including storage buildings and signs may required a permit.
- Business Licensing - If you are planning to start a business in Chino Valley or are a contractor doing work in town, you will need to obtain a business license before initiating any business activity.
This CitizenServe link will take you directly to our online portal. You will be
able to submit your building permit or business license electronically.
Zoning and Land Use Division oversees long range and short range planning projects, interprets the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) and the General Plan (GP), and proposes amendments to the text of the UDO as necessary. The Planning and Zoning Commission makes recommendations to the Town Council as they relate to changes in zoning districts, land use designations, and conditional uses; the Commission meets on the first Tuesday of every month as necessary. Variances to the regulations set forth in the UDO are made by the Board of Adjustment; they meet on an as-needed basis.
- Code Enforcement is a function within the Zoning and Land Use Division and strives to ensure compliance with building code and zoning requirements. If you are aware of issues you believe to be in violation of the Unified Development Ordinance, use the above link to Citizenserve and submit your concerns..