This page lists a variety of applications, checklists and other resources that might be necessary/useful during your development process:
Project Submittal Form required (Download Here)
The City of Nogales Development Standards Code provides a wide range of detailed regulations to promote and facilitate orderly and planned growth and development through the provision of certainty in the development approval process. All site plans will be reviewed based on this and all other City codes and ordinances.
Use this checklist if any grading (dirt moving) is required for your project.
Certain home occupations may not match the actually designated zoning of the home where the occupation will be located. In such cases, a Home Occupational Use Permit Application may be granted by the Board of Adjustment.
The City of Nogales wants you to invest in its historic, vibrant, high traffic downtown area. A qualifying individual or company can earn a rebate of water and sewer impact fees of up to $6,000 per new job meeting certain wage criteria.
A lot, parcel, or tract of land cannot be split/divided into more than three (3) lots, parcels or tracts. A fourth lot, parcel, or tract requires the splits to follow the subdivision rules and regulations.
New / Change / Verify Address Request Form (Download Here)
An address is eligible for change if it meets one or more of the following requirements: the address does not fit into the proper numerical sequence with surrounding addresses, contains a fraction, alpha designator, causes confusion or is difficult to locate. US Post Office notification is required.
The City of Nogales allows one free pre-application meeting prior to official plans submittal. The intent of this meeting is to work with applicants prior to a final submittal and get initial feedback from reviewing departments and/or agencies. Plans should be as complete as possible to get the best feedback.
A variety of steps are required for an area to be rezoned. The rezoning request will be heard by the Planning & Zoning Commission and the final decision will be made by the City Council.
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Development Standards Code
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This permit is required for excavation and construction or temporary work in City right of way on public streets, alleys, and/or sidewalks. Requirements include a site plan and traffic control plan, among others.
The following work requires a special inspection and special inspection certificate:
Any permanent sign, whether freestanding or not, must be approved with a proper site plan. Sign permits must first go through an Administrative Review process with the Planning & Zoning Department prior to applying for a Building Sign Permit.
Temporary signs which are intended for use at grand openings of new businesses only may be permitted. Such signs are limited to a maximum period of fourteen (14) calendar days and shall not exceed thirty-two (32) square feet. This includes banners, pennants, A-frame signs and inflated objects.
Each district in the City contains designated permitted uses. In addition to the designated permitted uses in each district, there are conditional uses, neither absolutely permitted as a right nor prohibited by law, which may be compatible with the district. These privileges, in a sense, must be applied for and approved by the Board of Adjustment.
An application for a Variance must meet all of the following criteria before it can be presented to the Board of Adjustment for their consideration:
Use this form to verify the zoning of a particular lot, parcel, or tract.