General Plan Amendments


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What is a General Plan Amendment?

The General Plan Amendment process allows property owners to apply for Major Amendments to the Town's existing General Plan each year. Applications are accepted once a year in June. The State of Arizona has established regulations under Arizona Revised Statues Section 9-461 to govern the process of how and when a Town will amend and update their General Plans. For details on how to submit a General Plan Amendment, please refer to the General Plan or contact Brett Burningham at 480-358-3097.

All proposed Major General Plan Amendments undergo a 60-day public comment period. After a series of public meetings, the proposed amendments are presented at Public Hearings before the Planning & Zoning Commission and the Town Council. By law, the Town Council votes to approve or deny the Major General Plan Amendment applications. A super-majority vote of the Council (5 votes) is required to approve a Major Amendment to the General Plan.

Major General Plan Amendments

The 60-day public comment period for the Major General Plan Amendment applications typically begin in July.

Current Major General Plan Amendment Cases

North Specific Area Plan General Plan Amendment (GPA15-040) and Rezone (RZ15-039)

South Specific Area Plan Major General Plan Amendment (GPA15-033)

For information on Major General Plan Amendment Submittals, please contact Brett Burningham at 480-358-3097.

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