Welcome to the Development Services Department
We're committed to enhancing the quality of life of residents by ensuring our County is the ideal place for you to live and work. If you have any questions related to planning or development, feel free to contact us today.
Building Safety Division
The Building Safety Division coordinates all facets of building plan review and the subsequent inspection process during construction (both residential and commercial) for code conformance in the interest of public health, safety, and welfare.
Online Building Permit Application
- Building Permit Application website
- Residential Plan Requirements Checklist (PDF)
- Building Permit Review Timelines (PDF)
Code Compliance Division
The purpose of the Code Compliance Division is to promote, protect, and improve the health, safety, and welfare of Cochise County residents and business owners. The Code Compliance Division strives to maintain a healthy and safe community through education and voluntary compliance of the County’s zoning regulations.
Planning and Zoning Division
The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for long and short-range planning in unincorporated areas and communities throughout Cochise County. In order to do so, this Division oversees the administration of all Cochise County land use regulations, which includes Comprehensive Plans and Amendments, Zoning, Subdivision, Site Plans, Minor Land Division, Special Use Authorizations, and Variances.