What We Do at the Planning and Zoning Division

Our main purpose is to review and advise on all proposals to the City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission to assure they are consistent with the community vision as identified in the City’s General Plan. Our dedicated staff of planners and administrative professionals are committed to our success in building a safe and prosperous Buckeye.

Important Notice Regarding Software Upgrade

Beginning Monday, April 3, 2017, the city of Buckeye’s Development Services Department is upgrading its online system for how you request an inspection.

If you are a registered user of the previous system, your login name for the new system is your email address from the old portal. You will be required to reset your password. To reset your password, select “Forgot Your Password?” from the Login screen. Follow the prompts to request a new password so you can access your permits and inspection requests.

If you are a new customer to Buckeye, you will need to create an account. Please follow these instructions to create an account. Once your account is created, please contact us at 623-349-6200 to receive your access code.

Logon to our new portal to request an inspection.

Thank you for your patience as we work to provide you with the best customer service.

Staff

Terri Hogan, AICP, Deputy Director of Planning
Adam Copeland, Principal Planner
Ed Boik, AICP, Principal Planner
Andrea Marquez, Planner II
Sean Banda,  Planner II
Robert Busick, Planner I
Patricia Cooley, Planner I
Keri Hernandez, Administrative Assistant

For general questions regarding Planning and Zoning, please email us at planningandzoning@buckeyeaz.gov

When Are Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings Held?

The City of Buckeye Planning and Zoning Commission meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month (excluding holidays) at 6:00pm in the City Council Chambers at 530 E. Monroe Avenue, Buckeye, AZ, 85326.

Helpful Planning and Zoning Documents

Download the useful information you’re looking for here.

Planning and Zoning Commission-Current Agenda Material

Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Archives

2017-2018 Hearing Deadline Calendar

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

CDBG Block Grants provide funding for City infrastructure and improvements under Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The City of Buckeye has been a recipient of CDBG for a number of years through a cooperative agreement with Maricopa County, which guarantees the City will be considered for CDBG funds from the entitlement the County receives through HUD (Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development).

Working together, Maricopa County reviews Buckeye’s CDBG application for eligible activities and makes a recommendation to the CDAC (Community Development Advisory Committee) for funding. Projects are considered eligible if they comply with the Maricopa 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan.

 

CDBG Representatives

Councilmember Jeanine Guy

Councilmember Michelle Hess

 

CDBG Awarded Projects

Current Projects

FY 2017-18 CDBG Miller to 4th/Monroe to Centre Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project

The proposed project is part of a comprehensive improvement plan for the upgrading and replacement of aging (some 45+ years), undersized and inadequately pressurized water infrastructure. The project will install 4,890 linear feet of new six (6) inch and eight (8) inch waterline pipe. Improvements include:

  • Water Quality
    • Replacing Concrete Asbestos Pipe
    • Replacement of pipes with tuberculation (buildup of deposits inside the pipe) which also limits pipe capacity and water quality.
  • Fire Protection
    • Improved water flow and pressure will be improved with new lines
    • Installation of new fire hydrants
    • Better placement and shorter distance (coverage) between fire hydrants
      • Additionally, many of the existing fire hydrants are beyond their economic service life and are of mixed origin (manufacturer) with limited availability of spare/replacement parts.
    • replacement of non-standard standpipes
  • Improvements will tie into existing infrastructure, creating a uniform looped system which will provide existing and future property owners:
    • Improved water flow/pressure
    • New copper service to homes
    • Improved water quality
    • Increased fire flow and coverage

Improved operational control (i.e. valve placement); better water flow/pressure, water quality, increased fire flow and coverage, as well as increased operational control (i.e. valve placement). Enhanced operational control will limit the number of affected residents during shutdowns; based on the proposed diameter of the pipeline and the volume that would be able to flow through that size, the pipeline is sufficiently sized to provide service to all properties that are currently undeveloped within the proposed project area.

Design and Engineering – TBD

Project Cost (estimated) CDBG ReimbursementConstruction Start DateCompletion Date
$949,000$689,000(Anticipated)
October 18, 2018
(Anticipated)
January 24, 2019

FY 2016-2017 (did not participate)

FY 2015-2016 CDBG Roosevelt Sewer Project

Improvements will include construction of upgrading the sewer lateral that runs along Roosevelt Avenue between 7th and 9th Streets in the downtown area. The long term outcome will benefit residents in the area to have the ideal capacity to deliver waste byproducts to the designated wastewater facility; thus eliminating current and future possibilities of blockages and or overflows in addition eliminating the possibility of back siphoning into residential homes.

Design and Engineering – In Progress

Project Cost (estimated)CDBG ReimbursementConstruction Start DateCompletion Date
$612,878$493,162(Anticipated)
August 1, 2017
(Anticipated)
September 30, 2017

Past Projects

FY 2013-2014 CDBG Northern Addition Sidewalk Project (Improvements include construction of curb and gutter, driveways, sidewalks and ADA ramps on Narramore, Nelson and Eason Avenues between 2nd and 4th streets in the downtown area. Construction Completed

FY 2012-2013 CDBG Project 3rd and 2nd Ave Sidewalks – Completed

FY 2012-2013 CDBG Project North and South of Monroe Waterline Rehabilitation-Completed

FY 2011-2012 CDBG Project 4th Ave and Senior Pedestrian Sidewalk – Completed

FY 2009-2010 CDBG Project Buckeye Alarcon, 6th and 7th Ave Sidewalks – Completed

FY2008-2009 CDBG South of Monroe Sidewalks – Completed

The sidewalks designed and planned for construction provide tremendous benefits to our community:

  • A safe route for students and residents to local schools and various downtown establishments.
  • Safe access from local residences to the local medical care facilities, local retailers, grocers and community services.
  • Access for children, students, elderly and physically challenged residents with ADA-compatible sidewalks where they do not currently exist.

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Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability

Contact Us!

Open for Business Monday – Thursday
7:00am to 6:00pm

Development Services Department
530 East Monroe Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326
Located on the second floor of Buckeye City Hall

Permitting
Phone (623) 349-6200
Fax (623) 349-6221
Email

Building Safety
Phone (623) 349-6200
Fax (623) 349-6221

Planning and Zoning:
(623) 349-6211
Fax (623) 349-6221
Email

Buckeye General Plan Update:
Email

Engineering:
(623) 349-6213 Submittal Process
(623) 349-6206 Administration
(623) 349-6222 Fax
Email

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