Community Development

Community Development

Planning & Zoning
Planning and Zoning is a division of the Community Development Department.  The main responsibilities of this division are to protect public health, safety, and the welfare of the community.

The Planning and Zoning Department manages both current and long-range planning including zoning enforcement, issuance of sign and fence permits, and administration of the development and subdivision approval process.
Subdivision Approval Process:
A.  Pre-Application
B.  Application & Entitlement (public hearing process)
C.  Plan Review & Permitting
D.  Inspections
E.  Certificate of Occupancy

PaulFerrisCommunity Development Director
Paul Ferris
(928) 289-1415





DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION
For questions  related to the following, please contact (928) 289-1415
  • Planning and Zoning General Information
  • Building Permit & Permit Fee Information
  • Fees (figured from 1997 UBC, UMC, & UPC)W
  • Floodplain Flood Zones Information
  • 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. 
  • Work in commercial and multi-family housing could require a licensed contractor.
Local Building Conditions and Recommendations For Winslow, Arizona
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 ultimate design wind speed of 115 mph and Exposure C. See 2015 International Building Code.
Frost Depth:  18 inches below grade.
Seismic Zone:  B - 2015 International Building Code.
Annual Rainfall:  7.65 inches.
Soil Bearing Capability:  Unless otherwise verified by an accredited agency, a value of 1,500 PSF must be assumed.  The City of Winslow recommends that all Commercial and Residential builders obtain a current soil analysis prior to foundation groundwork.

BUILDING PERMITS

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
h.  Elevations

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.

Building Permit Application

Current Adopted Codes:

2015 International Building Code 2015 International Residential Code
2015 Plumbing Code 2015 International Mechanical Code
2015 International Fuel Gas Code 2014 National Electric Code

 

Have a question? Get in touch.

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(928) 289-2422

printer

(928) 289-3742

at

jwilbanks@winslowaz.gov

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