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Planning & Zoning Division
The Planning and Zoning Division reviews all building plans, business licenses, development plans and subdivision plats for zoning compliance. We prepare and revise the General Plan and the Zoning Code and review proposals for such amendments as well as rezonings, conditional uses and variances.


Planning Projects 
View information about major planning and zoning projects currently underway.

Town Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Board of Adjustment meeting agendas, minutes, and report packets are available for public viewing at our Agenda Center.

Type 2 Conditional Use Permit: Small Cell Wireless Facility/Monopole
Status: Under review
Next Steps: Staff is reviewing the application and will send comments out to the applicant requesting revisions to the application package. Once the revisions are made and the application package is acceptable, a public hearing will be scheduled before the Planning & Zoning Commission, which is the decision-making body for a Type 2 Conditional Use Permit.
Overview: The application is for a 40'-tall monopole to be used as a small cell wireless facility and to the located in the public right-of-way on Calle Arroyo Sur near the back of the Walmart store. The wireless equipment will be entirely concealed within the pole and a shroud.  The ground equipment will consist only of an electrical meter. State law requires the Town to allow this facility but allows some discretion over design.
Contact:
Anna Casadei, AICP, Planning and Zoning Manager

Development Plan Standards Amendment
Status: Under stakeholder review
Next Steps: After stakeholders have had an opportunity to provide feedback and the draft is complete, a public hearing will be scheduled before the Planning and Zoning Commission. The Commission will make a recommendation to the Town Council, which will make a decision at a subsequent public hearing.
Overview: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify procedures for development plan application and review, and to provide flexible standards for amendments and changes to approved development plans.
Contact:
Anna Casadei, AICP, Planning and Zoning Manager


Content Neutral Sign Code Amendment
Status: The Town Council adopted this amendment on November 13, 2017.
Overview: This main goal of this amendment is to bring Sahuarita's sign code into compliance with the United States Supreme Court's Reed vs. Town of Gilbert decision, which requires sign regulations to be completely content neutral. This amendment represents a significant overhaul to the sign standards. A draft of the amendment is available upon request, and input is welcome. 

Contact: Anna Casadei, AICP, Planning and Zoning Manager

Quick Zoning Information
The following link is designed to be an easy reference to assist you in finding zoning information, and is not an official source. For official zoning information, please refer to Title 18 of the Town Code or contact Planning and Zoning staff.

Zoning Map
Updated January 2016


Aspire 2035: Sahuarita's General Plan
The General Plan is the roadmap guiding long-range growth and land development in Sahuarita to meet the needs of current and future populations.  It is the foundation for establishing the goals, policies and tools needed to implement the community vision. 

Aspire 2035: Sahuarita's General Plan.



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Planning & Zoning Division
375 W. Sahuarita Center Way
Sahuarita, AZ 85629
Phone:520-822-8855