About Planning & Development

Find additional and valuable information to assist in the processing of your permit or service request or to direct you to the appropriate information.

Mission, Vision and Goals

Learn about the Mission, Vision, and Goals of the Maricopa County Planning and Development Department.

Department Directives

Find additional information that may relate to your project, explain a process, or provide clarification and updates to procedures.


View Planning and Development’s most frequently asked questions and answers.

Ordinances, Regulations and Codes

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has adopted several ordinances, regulations, and construction codes relating to property and its use to ensure orderly development and quality of life in Maricopa County for all residents.

Department Annual Report