Major General Plan Amendments

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What is a General Plan Amendment?

The Major General Plan Amendment process allows property owners to apply for Major Amendments to the Town's existing General Plan each year. Applications are typically accepted once a year in April. The State of Arizona has established regulations under Arizona Revised Statutes Section 9-461 to govern the process of how and when a Town will amend and update their General Plans.

For details about submitting a General Plan Amendment, please refer to the General Plan or contact Brett Burningham, Interim Development Services Director, 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.

Tentative Key Dates for the 2019 General Plan Amendments

  • Pre-Application submittal due:  February 25, 2019
  • Major GPA Application due:  April 1, 2019
  • 60-day Agency Review:  May 2019 - June 2019
  • Town Council Work Session (as needed):  April 17, 2019
  • Planning Commission Work Session (as needed):  June 12, 2019
  • Planning Commission Meeting PUBLIC HEARING (Introduction)(alternative meeting location): July 10, 2019 (6:00 PM)
  • Town Council PUBLIC HEARING (Introduction): July 17, 2019 (7:00 PM)
  • Planning Commission PUBLIC HEARING: August 14, 2019 (6:00 PM)
  • Town Council PUBLIC HEARING: September 4, 2019 (7:00 PM)                                                    

 

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