Online Services

Online Services

The Planning and Development Department is striving to provide as many of its services online as possible to benefit our customers by providing valuable time and cost savings, as well as improving our environment through reductions in paper use and travel requirements. Please see the Electronic Document Review page for more information on electronic permitting and view the EDR guides, tutorials and applications.

Online Permit Manager

Please see the Online Permit Manager Update (PDF) document for step by step instructions. When you are ready to submit, please Apply Online.

Electronic Document Review

  1. Inspection Request
  2. Preview Draft Review Comments
  3. Weekly Permit Activity Reports

There are several types of Minor Permits each with a different level of review.


Web issued permits are fully automated, online permits.

  • A/C, Evaporative Cooler, HVAC
  • Equipment, Water, Sewer, or Gas Line Repair
  • Gas Clearance - No Work Performed
  • Irrigation/Lawn Sprinkler System
  • Mechanical Repair/Replace Like for Like
  • Plumbing Repair - Like for Like
  • Solar Water Heater with Ground Mounted Tank
  • Water Heater - Permits are no longer required to replace an existing water heater provided the work is done in accordance with manufacturer's specifications. However, if you wish to have Maricopa County inspect the work you may apply for a permit.


Staff processes these permits in 1 to 2 business days and all correspondence is conducted via email.

  • Electrical Clearance Only - 200 Amps or Less
  • Electrical Repair/Replace Like for Like
  • Electrical Upgrade - 0 to 200 Amps
  • Mechanical - New/Upgrade Ground Mounted Unit, A/C, Evaporative Cooler, HVAC
  • Panel of 200 Amps or Less, Outlets, Fixtures
  • Plumbing - New Gas Line: BBQ, Fireplace, Pit, Wok, Kiva, Pool/Spa Heater
  • Propane - Less than 250 gallon Propane Tank

Technical / Standard Review

A site plan is required and these permits are subject to standard review times. 

  • Electrical Service to a Shared Well
  • Electrical Upgrade / Service Over 200 Amps
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Photovoltaic System - Roof Mounted
  • Propane Tanks equal to or larger than 250 gallons
  • Roof-Mounted A/C, Evaporative Cooler, HVAC


When you are ready to submit, visit the Online Permit Manager.