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Maricopa County Ordinances and Codes

Below is a list of Ordinances adopted by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, listing the date of adoption or most recent amendment.

The online version of the Maricopa County Ordinances is updated several times per year. While every attempt is made to keep this online version current, it should be used for reference only. The official version of the Ordinances and the most recent ordinance amendments may be found in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

To request an official copy of an Ordinance, please submit a public records request to the Clerk of the Board’s Office. Information regarding public record requests is available through this link: Public Record Request

For more information, please contact the Clerk of the Board’s Office at:

Maricopa County Clerk of the Board
301 W. Jefferson Avenue, 10th Floor,
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Fax: (602) 506-6402
Email: clerkboard@mail.maricopa.gov


P-1 - LITCHFIELD PARK CURFEW: Defined curfew hours and exceptions. (Adopted 8/2/1982; Repealed 6/3/1998)

P-2 - WITTMANN AREA CURFEW: Defined curfew hours and exceptions. (Adopted 10/18/1981; Repealed 6/3/1998)

P-3 - SMOKING POLLUTION CONTROL: Defines smoking and non-smoking areas and responsibilities of employers. (Adopted 5/10/1988; Recorded 5/31/1998)

P-4 - REGULATION OF TRAFFIC FOR SPECIAL EVENTS BY SHERIFF'S POSSE: Defines the role of the Sheriff's Posse Members in special event traffic control. (Adopted 2/21/1989)

P-5 - RESIDENTIAL PARKING ORDINANCE: Defines vehicles prohibited from parking in residential areas and any exceptions. (Adopted 6/5/1989)

P-6 - REGULATION OF BARKING DOGS: Defines steps necessary upon receipt of a barking dog complaint. (Adopted 9/8/1992 effective 1/1/1993; Not Recorded)

P-7 - TRIP REDUCTION: Defines the responsibilities of Employers and Schools. (Adopted 11/24/1992; Amended 7/23/1997)

P-8 - REDUCTION OF COMMUTER USE OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY COUNTY EMPLOYEES: Defines responsibilities of County Manager and Transportation Coordinator. (Adopted 2/16/1993)

P-9 - SUN CITY/SUN CITY WEST CURFEW: (Adopted 12/8/1993; Repealed 6/3/1998)

P-10 - ADULT ORIENTED BUSINESSES AND ADULT SERVICE PROVIDERS: Authorizes background checks and permits Sheriff's Office and Department of Public Safety to provide information to the FBI;Changes name of ordinance; Clarifies definitions and procedures improving interpretation and enforcement. Requires all adult-oriented businesses and employees to be licensed and carry permits. (Adopted 4/23/1997; Amended 7/23/1997, 7/17/1998, 9/2/1998, 12/19/05)

P-11 - ABATEMENT ORDINANCE No. 11: (Adopted 2/21/1998; Amended 2/3/1999; Amended 2/17/1999; Amended 2/2/2000)

P-12 - MARICOPA COUNTY CURFEW ORDINANCE: Defines curfew hours and exceptions; Also repealed Litchfield Park, Sun City/ Sun City West and Wittmann Area Curfews. (Adopted 6/3/1998)

P-13 - RABIES/ANIMAL CONTROL: Defines responsibilities of County and State agencies and animal owners. (Adopted 11/19/1979; Amended 3/18/1985; Amended 6/1/1987; Amended 8/10/10)

P-14 - HEALTH CODE: Defines purpose and regulations for all levels and aspects of administration and care. Establishes location at Environmental Services. (Adopted 12/12/1966; Effective 1/1/1967) (Last amended: 9/26/12)

P-15 - CABLE COMMUNICATIONS ORDINANCEUNICATIONS ORDINANCE: (Adopted 2/9/1982; Amended 12/12/1988)

P-16 - 1978 MILITARY AIRPORT ZONING ORDINANCE: Includes building codes (Adopted 11/13/1978)

P-17 - BUILDING CODE ORDINANCE: (Adopted 12/20/1974; The Ordinance includes footnoted dates of revisions)

P-18 - ZONING ORDINANCES: Includes subdivision regulations (Adopted 4/26/1951; The Ordinance includes footnoted dates of revisions)

P-19 - PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION ORDINANCE: (Adopted 8/4/1999)

P-20 - ADDRESS REGULATIONS ORDINANCE: (Adopted 8/4/1999)

P-21 - VEHICLE IDLING RESTRICTION ORDINANCE: (Adopted 6/26/2002)

P-22 - HOURS OF CONSTRUCTION ORDINANCE: Regarding the hours allowed for construction work in residential and non-residential areas.(Adopted 11/3/2004)

P-23 - MARICOPA COUNTY NOISE ORDINANCE: (Adopted 2/15/2006)

P-24 - RESERVED

P-25 - LEAF BLOWER RESTRICTION ORDINANCE: (Adopted 2/20/2008)

P-26 - WOODBURNING RESTRICTION ORDINANCE: (Adopted 3/26/2008)

P-27 - VEHICLE PARKING AND USE ON UNSTABILIZED VACANT LOTS ORDINANCE: (Adopted 2/20/2008; Revised 1/12/11)

P-28 - OFF ROAD VEHICLE USE IN UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF MARICOPA COUNTY ORDINANCE: (Adopted 1/12/2011)

P-29 - TRAFFIC CALMING ORDINANCE: (Adopted 4/11/2012)

P-30 - LICENSING TIME FRAMES ORDINANCE: (Adopted 12/12/12) (Revised 4/24/2014)

P-31 - LICENSING TIME FRAMES FEES ORDINANCE: (Adopted 5/22/13)

P-32 - MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES AND OFFSITE CULTIVATION LOCATIONS ORDINANCE: (Adopted 1/29/14)

P-33 - QUIET ZONE ORDINANCE: (Adopted 3/12/14)

P-34 - PATENT EASEMENT ABANDONMENT ORDINANCE: (Adopted 5/7/14)