City Documents & Publications


City Administration

Attorney General Findings Regarding Open Meeting Laws
Notice received by the City of Yuma from the Arizona Attorney General's Office regarding the findings of its investigations.
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Capital Improvement Program Fiscal Years 2016 through 2020
The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is the City's financial plan for the improvement and/or construction of municipal infrastructure.
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Ordinance O2011-03 Animal Control Regulations
The adopted ordinance that pertains to animal regulations within the city limits. Effective April 1, 2011.
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City Clerk's Office

Request For Public Records
Individuals wanting to view or purchase a copy of a City document may complete a this form and return to the City Clerk’s Office for processing.
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Speaker Request Form
If you wish to address the City Council during the meeting, you must complete this form and submit it to the City Clerk's Office.
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Yuma City Charter & Code
The Charter is the “constitution” of the City while the City Code is commonly known as local laws.

City Engineering

City of Yuma Development Fee Annual Report Fiscal Year 2013-2014
This report accounts for the collection and use of the Citywide development fees implemented by the City of Yuma pursuant to Arizona Revised Statues 9-463.05.
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Construction Standard Detail Drawings 2009 (R2009-13)
Guidelines for City projects incl. sheet sizes & symbols, roadway classifications, engineering design stds, monumentation, drainage & utilities, traffic signals & signing, street lights, pavement markings, drainage erosion control and overhead utilities.
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Development Fees (FINAL)
Citywide Development Fees are used to pay for necessary public Infrastructure associated with new development.
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Encroachment Permits
Request access to or use of a portion of City property, including but not limited to: driveways, easements, rights-of-way, licenses, leased or fee land, real estate, etc. (Updated December 20, 2012)
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Infrastructure Improvements Plan (FINAL)
This document provides the basic assumptions concerning future growth for both residential and non-residential development within the City of Yuma. The study then projects the new development into jobs and vehicle trips.
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Land Use Assumptions (FINAL)
Details current demographic estimates and future development projections for both residential and nonresidential development that will be used in the Infrastructure Improvements Plan and calculation of the development fees.
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Standard Construction Specifications
The basic requirements governing the material, equipment and methods used in construction of all public improvements and work in the City rights-of-way.
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Community Development

Bicycle Facilites Master Plan
The City of Yuma Bicycle Facilities Master Plan expands and updates the work of the 1995 Bicycle Element City of Yuma General Plan, providing a strong planning tool for the next few years.
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General Plan 2002
The General Plan provides guidance for the future development of the City of Yuma. It is about the kind of community Yuma wants to be.
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General Plan 2012
This is the 10-year update of the policy document and guide to where Yuma wants to be in the future. It provides comprehensive direction for the growth and development of the City of Yuma.
Major Roadways Plan
Provides a system of roadways, sidewalks and paths for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and hazardous cargo within and around the City of Yuma.
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Ordinance O2011-06 Zoning Code Text Amendment: Medical Marijuana
The adopted ordinance that addresses zoning regulations for registered non-profit medical marijuana dispensaries, as a result of the approval of State Proposition 203 in the November 2010 General Election. Effective April 1, 2011
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Yuma North End, 16th Street & 4th Avenue Redevelopment Plan
Designs and implements a traffic plan at 4th Avenue and 16th Street; provides an economic "tool kit" which will make it easier for business and property owners to re-invest in their properties; and creates a foundation of regulatory flexibility.
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2015-2016 City Administrator's Budget
This budget is divided into five sections: Overview, Fund Information, Department Information, Capital Spending and Debt Management, and the Appendix.
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2014-2015 Adopted Budget Book
This budget reflects all known costs and adjustments associated with the anticipated revenue adjustments and capital expenses for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.
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2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
This independent audit of the financial statements of the City was part of a broader, federally mandated "Single Audit" designed to meet the special needs of Federal grantor agencies.
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Neighborhood Services

2015 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan describes activities and projects that are requested for funding in the 2015 CDBG Program Year (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016).
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2013 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Report on the accomplishments achieved with the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other leveraged funds. The CAPER compares accomplishments with the goals and objectives that were outlined in the city’s Annual CDBG Action Plan.
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2011-2015 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
A review of the City’s laws, regulations and administrative policies including an assessment of how those laws, policies and practices, along with public and private sector conditions affect the location, availability and accessibility of housing.
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2011-2015 Consolidated Plan and 2011 CDBG Action Plan
The adopted 2011-2015 Consolidated Plan which includes the 2011 CDBG Action Plan that describes activities and projects proposed for funding in the 2011 CDBG program year.
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2007-2010 Consolidated Plan and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
The Consolidated Plan report contains an analysis of demographic and economic conditions in the City, a review of housing conditions and affordability, an analysis of housing and community development needs, and a review of fair housing barriers.
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Yuma High Neighborhood Revitalization Plan
Comprehensive strategy using input from residents and businesses to improve a 214.5 acre neighborhood by focusing on: Safety & security; Neighborhood Appearance; Housing; Infrastructure; Social services; Workforce development; and Economic development.
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Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Facility Plan
The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Facility Plan is to provide an overall framework for translating the community's needs and desires into a specific strategy for park and recreation development.
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Water Quality Report
This report presents important information on the City of Yuma's drinking water quality as well as discusses our local raw water supplies and our commitment and methods to turn these into drinking water you can trust, delivered to your tap everyday.
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Yuma Fire Department

Fire Services And Facilities Plan 2007
Since January 25, 1900, the City of Yuma Fire Department has made substantial strides to identify areas to improve fire and emergency response. It is the purpose of this Fire Services and Facility Plan to further fortify and develop this vision.
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NFPA 1 (2012 National Fire Code as adopted by the City of Yuma)
This is an external link and will take you to a page that is not part of the official City of Yuma web site. The National Fire Code (2012 Edition) is available from the NFPA web site. In order to view this read-only content, you MUST login. If you are not a member, you will have the option to "create a profile" when you SIGN-IN. Access is free.
YFD Strategic Management Plan
The neighborhood fire station has always been our point of service delivery. Their locations are critical to maintaining our effectiveness. Our strategic planning will keep pace with the growth and needs of our community.
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Other Documents

Arizona Strip Proposed Resource Management Plan (RMP) & Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
This is an external link and will take you to a page that is not part of the official City of Yuma web site. Listed under "Land Use Planning Documents Available," this is a revised Resource Management Plan for the Arizona Strip Field Office and a new management plan for the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument.
Yuma Desalting Plant Demonstration Run Report
This is an external link and will take you to a page that is not part of the official City of Yuma web site. In early 2007 the Bureau of Reclamation operated the Yuma Desalting Plant at about ten percent of its full capacity in order to demonstrate the Plant’s ability. The "2007 YDP Demonstration Run Report" provides details of that test.
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