The City of Tucson’s Code Enforcement Division is responsible for enforcing property maintenance codes throughout Tucson. These are the codes that ensure owners maintain their properties, which then helps protect citizens’ health, safety and welfare. Code Enforcement also has a direct impact on preserving the livability and property values of Tucson’s neighborhoods.
What is enforced?
- Chapter 16 of the City Code, the Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance (NPO)
- Chapter 3 of the City Code, the Sign Code
- Portions of the Unified Development Code, formerly known as the Land Use Code
- Click here for the NPO and other Tucson, AZ. Charter and General Ordinances
NPO - Proposed Code Change Survey Results:
Recently we contacted active neighborhood associations and interested citizens and requested participation in a survey. This survey addressed two proposed code changes for the Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance that are still being reviewed - large vehicles (excluding RVs) parked on a residential property and yard sales restrictions. This survey was shared with many others and we received 454 responses. We appreciate everyone's participation. Based on these results plus the responses we received at two meetings, we will be presenting the outcome to the council at a future Study Session. Here is the survey results:
Code Enforcement is responsible for investigating code complaints that affect the health and safety of residents, and property maintenance by enforcing a number of City regulations such as the Neighborhood Preservation Ordinance provisions of the Land Use Code (LUC), and Sign Code. Below are some examples of code compliance issues. Read more
|Overgrown Weeds||Illegal Dumping||Excessive storage||Vacant/boarded structure||Abandoned Waste|
For more information:
If you suspect a Property and Housing violation within the City limits you can use any of the following options to submit a report to the Code Compliance Center
Use the new 24 hour, 7 days a week On-Line Complaint Form
- We respond back to your concern with an activity number if we are able to open a case for inspection.
- To track the progress of the case simply log onto: http://www.tucsonaz.gov/webapp/DevSvcsWebApp/ires/inspresults.html
- Enter the activity number you will receive from our division and you will be able to track the concern you have on-line.
Phone the call center at (520) 791-5843 The call center is open Monday-Friday from 9:30 AM to 4 PM.
Fax: (520) 791-2513 - use the mail-in/fax form: Complaint Form
Address: 320 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745
(use the mail-in/fax form: Complaint Form