Building Departments in Pima County, Arizona

There are 7 Building Departments in Pima County, Arizona, serving a population of 1,007,257 people in an area of 9,185 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 143,893 people, and 1 Building Department per 1,312 square miles.

In Arizona, Pima County is ranked 13th of 15 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 6th of 15 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Pima County Building Departments

Find Pima County, Arizona building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.

Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Department 11000 North La CaƱada Drive Oro Valley, AZ

Pima County Planning and Zoning Department 111 West la Mina Avenue Ajo, AZ

Pima County Zoning 201 North Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ

Tucson Building Department 201 North Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ

Tucson City Planning Department 149 North Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ

Tucson Permits 201 North Stone Avenue Tucson, AZ

Tucson Zoning 255 West Alameda Street Tucson, AZ

About the Pima County Building Department

Building Departments in Pima County, AZ are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Pima County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Pima County, Arizona building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Pima County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Pima County, AZ zoning laws and requirements

Pima County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Pima County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Pima County Residential Housing Units
 Pima CountyArizona
Total Housing Units456,9622,970,935
Occupied Housing Units400,907 (87.7%)2,524,300 (85.0%)
Pima County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Pima CountyArizona
Single-Family Detached Homes248,943 (62.1%)1,666,867 (66.0%)
Single-Family Attached Homes28,457 (7.1%)119,642 (4.7%)
2 Apartments6,830 (1.7%)31,919 (1.3%)
3 or 4 Apartments11,056 (2.8%)83,863 (3.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments13,898 (3.5%)101,825 (4.0%)
10 or More Apartments51,273 (12.8%)289,207 (11.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing40,450 (10.1%)230,977 (9.2%)
Pima County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Pima CountyArizona
2014 or Later5,088 (1.3%)46,095 (1.8%)
2010 to 201310,515 (2.6%)73,553 (2.9%)
2000 to 200976,848 (19.2%)619,901 (24.6%)
1980 to 1999141,081 (35.2%)952,625 (37.7%)
1960 to 1979112,569 (28.1%)613,411 (24.3%)
1940 to 195946,077 (46,077.0%)181,998 (181,998.0%)
1939 or Earlier8,729 (2.2%)36,717 (1.5%)
Pima County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Pima CountyArizona
1 Room9,260 (2.3%)54,764 (2.2%)
2 or 3 Rooms260,498 (65.0%)1,610,056 (63.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms157,829 (39.4%)958,692 (38.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms121,548 (30.3%)800,417 (31.7%)
8 or More Rooms54,616 (13.6%)399,497 (15.8%)
Pima County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Pima CountyArizona
No Bedroom10,193 (2.5%)59,296 (2.3%)
1 Bedroom47,210 (11.8%)251,408 (10.0%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms260,498 (65.0%)1,610,056 (63.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms83,006 (20.7%)603,540 (23.9%)
Pima County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Pima CountyArizona
With Complete Plumbing Facilities399,178 (99.6%)2,508,030 (99.4%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities397,493 (99.1%)2,503,913 (99.2%)