If you need to know if you can have livestock or other large farm animals on your property, you would need to complete a Zoning Verification Request form online. The Community Development Department can research the zoning for the parcel and let you know what the limitations are in this regard. This includes all large, farm animals. Zoning will not generally apply to pets such as cats and dogs (see the Animal Control Ordinance for cats and dogs). See: http://pinalcountyaz.gov/CommunityDevelopment/CustomerService/Pages/ZoningFloodRequest.aspx
The Planning & Zoning Commission consists of ten members, two from each of the five Supervisory Districts and each are appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The Commission is a recommending body for land use matters to the Board of Supervisors. The Commission will recommend Approval, Denial or will continue the matter for further information. Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearings are held the third Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. Also you can go to the Community Development web-site at www.pinalcountyaz.gov
The Comprehensive Plan Major Amendment Process is an opportunity for landowners to apply for changes to the Comprehensive Plan for their properties, or for Counties to update the Comprehensive Plan to have it match new County policies or ordinances. Major amendments typically involve larger pieces of land or more dramatic changes in use. The State of Arizona mandates that Major Comprehensive Plan Amendments occur once a year, and must be completed in the year they were started. If you want to attend meetings or hearings regarding the Comprehensive Plan Major Amendment Process please check the County Website at http://pinalcountyaz.gov/CommunityDevelopment/Planning/Pages/CompPlan.aspxany changes that may occur.
Zoning is a system of developing a city or county plan in which various geographic areas (zones) are restricted to certain uses and development, such as industrial, light industrial, commercial, light-commercial, agricultural, single-family residential, multi-unit residential, parks, schools and other purposes. Zoning is the chief planning tool of local government to guide the future development of a community, protect neighborhoods, concentrate retail business and industry, channel traffic and play a major role in the enhancement of urban as well as small-town life. (http://dictionary.law.com/default2.asp?selected=2272&bold) The Planning & Zoning Commission consists of ten members, two from each of the five Supervisory Districts and each are appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The Commission is a recommending body for land use matters to the Board of Supervisors. The Commission will recommend Approval, Denial or will continue the matter for further information.
Your suggestions for future transportation projects can be submitted by completing a Transportation Project Request Form that is located on Pinal County’s website: Transportation Project Request Form Once submitted, your request is forwarded to a Public Works area engineer to determine eligibility for the Transportation Improvement and Maintenance Program. The Transportation Improvement and Maintenance Program is Pinal County’s five-year transportation plan that identifies funding and establishes a schedule for planning, construction, and major maintenance projects. To view a copy of the current transportation program, please visit: 2014 Transportation Improvement & Maintenance Program
With today’s technology, there are many easy ways that the public can view the floodplain information for themselves. Four methods for viewing the floodplain maps are shown below. Alternatively, if you are having trouble locating a specific property, you can easily submit a request for flood zone information by filling out a Flood Information Request online. The Flood Control District will respond to your request for information by providing you will a flood zone determination.
Please note: The cities of Apache Junction, Casa Grande and the Town of Kearny conduct their own flood hazard determinations. If your property lies within the incorporated boundaries of one these cities, please contact their office for the most accurate information.
The Interactive Zoning GIS Map can also be found on Pinal County’s homepage: http://pinalcountyaz.gov