City of Winslow follows 2015 International Building Code (IBC) and the 2014 National Electrical Code.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST THE PUBLIC IN THE PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN A BUILDING PERMIT FROM THE CITY OF WINSLOW FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES, ADDITIONS, AND DETACHED ACCESSORY BUILDINGS.
All applications for a building permit must be accompanied by:
1. Completed application
2. A copy of the completed septic permit when applicable
3. Three (3) complete sets of plans and specifications for the
building, drawn to scale, which include:
a. Site plan, which shows location of all buildings on the
property and the distance from property lines to buildings
b. Foundation detail
c. Floor plan
d. Framing detail and cross sections
e. Roof detail
f. A copy of the truss specifications and layout
g. Electrical, plumbing and mechanical plans
When these plans are reviewed, one set will be returned to the applicant.
Plan review will take approximately 15 working days.
No additions, alteration or modification to approved plans without the written approval of the building official.
Planning & Zoning General Information: (928) 289-3204
• Planner's Office - (928) 289-1415
Building Permit & Permit Fee Information:
• City Inspector - (928) 289-1302
• Fees figured from 1997 UBC, UMC, & UPC
• State of AZ Registrar of Contractors (928) 537-8842
Floodplain Flood Zones Information - (928) 289-1302.
City work force shall make water taps. Customer pays for tap, labor, material and meter.
Sewer taps are the responsibility of the owner. City permit and inspection required.
Work in public right-of-way requires a no-fee Right of Way Permit or an Encroachment Permit, and Blue Stake approval. Contact the Community Development Department at (928) 289-3204 or 1302.
Work in commercial and multi-family housing could require a licensed contractor. Call the City Inspector at (928) 289-1302 for details.
Roof Snow Load: 25 psf for roofs with a slope less than 4 in 12 or 20 psi for roofs with a slope of 4 in 12 or greater.
Wind Design: Use basic wind speed of 90 mph and Exposure C. See 2006 International Building Code.
Frost Depth: 18 inches below grade.
Seismic Zone: B - 2015 International Building Code.
100 Year Anticipated Rainfall: 17 inches in two hours.
Soil Bearing Capability: Unless otherwise verified by an accredited agency, a value of 1,500 PSF must be assumed. See IBC 2003 Table 1804.2. The City of Winslow recommends that all Commercial and Residential builders obtain a current soil analysis prior to foundation groundwork.
Planning and Zoning is a division of the Community Devlopment Department. The main responsibilities of this division are to protect Public Health, Safety, and Welfare of the community.
The Planning and Zoning division manages both current and long-range planning including zoning enforcement, issuance of sign & fence permits, and administration of the development and subdivision approval process.
B. Application & Entitlement
(Public Hearing Process)
C. Plan Review & Permitting
E. Certificate of Occupancy
Planning & Zoning