The Maricopa County Planning & Development Department is governed by the Maricopa County
Board of Supervisors. It is one of five department of the Regional Development Services Agency (RDSA).
The mission of the Planning and Development Department is to provide planning and development services in a safe and timely fashion to constituents of
unincorporated Maricopa County so they can responsibly develop and enjoy real property.
The vision of the Planning & Development Department is to provide market competitive planning and development services that are safe, consistent, timely
and convenient for our constituents so they can responsibly develop and enjoy real property.
- By July 1, 2016, 75% of applications' turnaround time will be at 2010 levels.
- By June 30, 2015, 100% of the planning elements in the Maricopa County Comprehensive Plan will be updated in accordance with state
statute to provide Maricopa County residents with a current, coordinated, and measurable plan for development and use of land.