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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 3 Conditional Use Permit for a Wireless Communication Tower and Related Waiver on the Frontage Rd. north of Duval Mine Rd.
Status: The Town Council continued the public hearing on this item to October 23, 2017 at the October 9th meeting. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval on September 7, 2017.
Next Steps: The Mayor and Town Council will hold a public hearing and make a decision on this item. The public hearing is scheduled for October 23, 2017.
Overview: The applicant is proposing a new Verizon Wireless tower to be located at 18105 S. I-19 Frontage Road, between Duval Mine Road and Calle de Marzo. The tower will be camouflaged as a eucalyptus tree and is proposed to be 70 feet in height. This represents a change from the original application, which proposed a 78-foot tall monopine design (pine tree camouflage).
Contact: Dylan Parry,

Content Neutral Sign Code Amendment
Status: Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the amendment on 10/5/2017.
Next Steps: A public hearing before the Town Council will be scheduled. The Town Council will make the final decision on this amendment.
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