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Building Safety



Mission Statement

Our mission is to protect the public from unsafe building practices by providing reasonable controls for the construction, use and occupancy of buildings, and all of their components. To create an environment committed to continuous improvement, teamwork, and service that fully meets or exceeds our customers’ needs and expectations.


About Building Safety

This Department is responsible for the review of building, fire protection plans, issuance of building permits and inspection of construction projects to ensure conformance to adopted City codes and policies.



The Building Department is located on the first floor of the Public Works Administration Building at:
1450 N. Hohokam Drive
Nogales, AZ 85621
Phone (520) 285 – 5747
Fax (520) 287 – 6946

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM



Please schedule inspections at (520) 285-5747 no later than 3:30 pm the day before the inspection. Inspection hours are from 9:00AM - 3:30PM, Monday thru Friday, (closed holidays).  Weekend inspections can be scheduled by request in writing.  The fee for weekend inspections is $60.00 per hour, minimum of 2 hours, paid in advance.


Eduardo Delgado, Interim Planning & Zoning/Building Director

Erick Lara, Planning and Zoning/ Building Technician

Roberto Rojas, Plan Review / Code Enforcement   

Pablo Piña, Building Inspector / Plan Review