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Changes Coming to Swimming Pool Permitting

As of May 20, 2017, Public and semi-public swimming pool and spa projects will be able to be submitted directly to ADEQ as Yavapai County Development Services-Environmental Unit will no longer be authorized to make licensing decisions for public and semi-public pools and spas in accordance with Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) rules. ADEQ is able to conduct these reviews without an application or review fee which will save money for property owners interested in building or updating these recreation facilities. Unchanged will be the continued local review and inspection of commercial pools and spas by the various Building Safety agencies for conformance with the adopted Building Code. For many years the Environmental Unit has had a contract with ADEQ to review public and semi-public pools and spas to make sure certain statewide design concerns were being addressed. These decisions will be made by ADEQ as of May 20, 2017... Read more

Permit Information Web Portal

Using this Portal you can: Obtain permit information for specific parcels, including scanned images/plot plans, File Anonymous Complaint(s), Apply for simple Permits Online... Read more

The Development Services Department was established to centralize all development related services into a single department. All of the services provided are designed to protect the public health, safety, and welfare, through addressing, building permit review, inspection, development, planning, enforcement of the Planning and Zoning Ordinance, and environmental regulations for wastewater disposal. Staff also maintains the County’s General Plan, and provides services to the Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Unincorporated Communities of Yavapai County Government.


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Primary Business Address:
1120 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 771-3214
Fax: (928) 771-3242
 Hours of Operation: Effective June 3, 2013 Development Services Offices will be open Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed for holidays (including the day after Thanksgiving Day). Inspections will be performed Monday through Friday.
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