What We’re Working On

Responsible Policy

In an effort to ensure a political environment in which development may thrive, we follow and participate in policy and advocacy issues in Southern Arizona. Below are the topics we are engaged in, listed by municipality.

City of Tucson

  • Tucson Water Process, Time Frames and Standards
  • Concurrent Plan/Rezoning Text Amendment
  • Technical Standards
    • Retention/Detention Manual
    • Curb and Street Exceptions
  • 2019 Updated Impact Fee Study
  • International Building Code
  • Complete Streets
  • Tucson Mobility Master Plan
  • Renewal of Central Business District
  • Renewal of Infill Incentive District

Pima County

  • RWRD Fee and Ordinance Update
  • 2019 Updated Impact Fee Study
  • Combined Roadway and Development Street Standards Manual
  • Suspension of scheduled 2% development fee increase in Pima County
  • Revision to Development Fees and Methodologies
  • Revision of Sign Code
  • Increase in lot coverage

Town of Oro Valley

  • 2019 Updated Impact Fee Study

Town of Marana

  • Land Development Code
  • Marana 2040: General Plan Update
  • Parks & Rec Standards

Town of Sahuarita

  • The District, long-range planning effort
  • Parks & Rec Standards


  • Leading City of Tucson, PDSD Process Improvement Working Group
  • Working to standardize submittal requirements across the region
  • Advocating for retention of the Government Property Lease Excise Tax (GPLET)
  • Serves on PAG’s Economic Vitality Committee
  • Serves on Pima County Flood Plain Management Plan Stakeholder Committee
  • Serves on Tucson Emerging 2030 District Committees
  • Serves on Habitat for Humanity’s Housing Affordability and Accessibility panel
  • Serves on Habitat for Humanity’s Equitable Housing Forum
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