BUILDING, SAFETY, & PERMITS

The La Paz County Building and Safety Department is responsible for regulating development activity and land use within the unincorporated areas of La Paz County. Obtaining the necessary permits is the first step in ensuring your development activity is successful.
 
 The value and safety of your structure rely heavily on obtaining a building permit prior to construction. A building permit is your reassurance that your building plans, as well as the structure you build, will be inspected for code safety and compliance.

 

INCOMPLETE PAPERWORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
 IF YOU DO NOT KNOW YOUR PARCEL NUMBER/APN, PLEASE CALL THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE 

OR VISIT THEIR PUBLIC RECORDS SEACH ON THEIR SITE AT:  http://publicrecords.lapazassessor.com/assessor/web/ 

DO YOU NEED A TRAFFIC STUDY OR CLEARANCE FROM ADOT?

IF your development involves heavy traffic, change in traffic flow, is located right off one of the main highways that runs through La Paz County, please contact the ADOT division below, applicable to your area FIRST (if you are unsure, give them a call):

ADOT NORTHWEST:

Prescott Permit Office 

928-777-5861

Salome & Wenden 

ADOT SOUTHWEST:

Yuma Permit Office

928-317-2106

Bouse, Brenda, Cibola, Ehrenberg, Hope, Parker, Quartzsite, Vicksburg


ALL MANUFACTURED HOMES, PARK MODELS, CONTAINERS, AND RV'S PLACED ON PRIVATELY OWNED PARCELS REQUIRE A PLACEMENT PERMIT PRIOR TO PLACEMENT / USE.

       1. If the home was manufactured before June 15, 1976, it cannot be placed anywhere in La Paz County.
 
         A.  Arizona law requires that “A person shall not occupy or otherwise use a mobile home which has been brought into this state or move a mobile home from one mobile home park in this state to another mobile home park in this state unless it meets the standards pursuant to this chapter and displays the proper state Rehabilitation Certificate” (A.R.S.§41-4048,C).


MANUFACTURED HOME INFORMATION LINKS:

REHABILITATION PERMIT INFORMATION

FLOOD PLAIN INSTALLATION

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING INSTALLER LICENSE CONTRACTOR DATABASE

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING INSTALLER LICENSE CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


ARIZONA REGISTRAR OF CONTRACTORS

Don't ruin your exciting project by hiring a contractor that is unlicensed to operate in the state of Arizona, run a check on their qualifications yourself. It is FREE and will enhance your building experience.