How do I get potable water to my property?
  • You can determine whether your property is served by a community water system on the County’s interactive web map INFO Map: ArcGIS Cochise County INFOMap.
  • You can consider drilling a well, if you are not served by a water system and a well currently does not exist. The Development Services Department, in conjunction with the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR), approves well sites for parcels that are five acres or less. Well sites are for new wells, wells to be deepened or repaired. For more information about the wells in Cochise County, click here.
  • Haul water/cistern system

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1. Am in the right zoning to participate in Cochise County Owner Builder Program?
2. Do I need any other permits if I participate in the Cochise County Owner Builder Program?
3. Are there inspections required for the “no construction plan review with no building code inspection” option of the Cochise County Owner Builder Program?
4. How do I get electric service to my property?
5. How do I get potable water to my property?
6. Am I allowed to use an alternative system to treat waste?
7. Can property owners participate in the Cochise County Owner Builder Program more than once? And does it apply to accessory structures?
8. Can I build a tiny home on my property using the Cochise County Owner Builder Program?
9. Can I build an accessory dwelling or guest house on my property using the Owner Builder Program?
10. Can I get a Certificate of Occupancy if I constructed my house using the Cochise County Owner Builder Program?
11. Can I live in an RV on my property while I am constructing my house using the Cochise County Owner Builder Program?
12. Can I sell or rent my house if I participate in the Cochise County Owner Builder Program?
13. What information do you need on my site plan?
14. How long is my owner builder permit good for?
Any work associated with the permit must begin within 180 days after the permit is issued. The permit is considered "active" as long as work authorized by the permit is not suspended or abandoned for a period of 180 days. The Building Official may grant an extension. All requests for extensions must be in writing.