It's About Community

The Community Development Department is committed to enriching the quality of life in our community. The department is comprised of two divisions and five sections. The Community Planning Division includes the Long Range Planning section and the Current Planning/Case Review section. The Building Safety Division includes the Plan Review/Building Permit section, the Inspection section and the Code Enforcement section. 

 
Yuma North End 16th Street & 4th Avenue Redevelopment Area

The City is considering creating a redevelopment area to promote new public and private investment. Continued...

2012 General Plan

The General Plan is a policy document and guide to where Yuma wants to be in the future and provides comprehensive direction for the growth and development of the City of Yuma. Continued...

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 Continued...

Can They Do That?

Are you concerned with unusual things you've seen around your neighborhood? Continued...

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Recent News

 
Yuma's Building Codes Rated Among Best in Nation by ISO

A leading insurance industry analyst upgraded its rating for the City of Yuma's building code effectiveness to a level shared previously by only one other jurisdiction in Arizona and only 1 percent of jurisdictions nationwide. Continued... 01/13/2014

City Seeks Applicants for Upcoming Neighborhood Leadership Academy

Residents are invited to apply for the most detailed program the City offers to learn about different departments of the organization while touring City facilities and related amenities such as a fire station, Yuma Art Center and historic Downtown Yuma. Continued... 12/02/2013

10th Annual North End Feast Set for Thanksgiving at MLK Center

The 10th annual North End Feast will offer food, camaraderie and a family atmosphere to attendees from 1100 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 28, at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Center, 300 S. 13th Avenue (3rd Street and 13th Avenue). Continued... 11/18/2013

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Upcoming City Events

 
April 17 Thursdays at the Theatre: Key of Life

Projector against brick wall. A failed actor switches identities with a stranger at a bath house... only to find himself filling the shoes of an elite assassin. 7:00 PM More ...

19 Centennial 5K Walk/Run and 100K Bike Ride

Centennial 5K Walk/Run and 100K Bike RideGrab your running shoes or your bicycle and take part in the Centennial 5K Walk/Run and 100K Bike Ride. 8:00 AM More ...

19 ARTbeat 7

Sidewalk art on Main Street during ARTbeatARTbeat is a FREE outdoor, juried Art Show and Sale with an eclectic mixture of recognized and emerging local, regional, and international artists in a variety of artistic mediums and styles. 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM More ...

19 Kids Kakes VIII: Easter

Two decorated cupcakes.Learn the basic techniques of cake decorating and create yummy art pieces. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM More ...

26 Made in Yuma Movie Marathon

Made in Yuma Movie MarathonJoin us at the Historic Yuma Theatre and other community venues for an evening of movies inspired by or made in Yuma. 6:00 PM More ...

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