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
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
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
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?
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 Riverfront Earns Prestigious Award

Once overgrown with invasive, non-native species and even a dump, Yuma's riverfront has transformed into a network of parks, trails, beaches and wildlife-friendly open spaces. Continued... 11/17/2014

Kayla Holiman Selected as Fire Marshal
Kayla Holiman Selected as Fire Marshal

Kayla has served as Interim Fire Marshal since May of this year following the retirement of Kent Thompson. Kayla is also the City of Yuma's first female Fire Marshal. Continued... 11/14/2014

Fire House Facts & Household Poisoning
Fire House Facts & Household Poisoning

From Sunday November 2, 2014 through Saturday November 8, 2014, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 238 emergency calls for service. Continued... 11/13/2014

"Cop Shop"
"Cop Shop"

Recently John Sternitzke, a local Engineer and owner of the Gandolfo building at 202 South 1st Avenue, donated office space in his building for the re-establishment of the North End Cop Shop. Continued... 11/13/2014

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Upcoming City Events

 
November 21 North End Art Walk

The North End Art Walk strolls back into Historic Downtown Yuma with another fun and eclectic evening of experiencing the best of local Yuma artists. 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM More ...

21 2014 City of Yuma's Women's Golf Championship

Get in the game! 2014 City of Yuma Women' s Golf Championship (11/21/2014 thru 11/22/2014) More ...

22 Colorado River Crossing Balloon Festival: Desert Balloon Glow & Regional School Carnival

Treat your senses in a garden of giant glowing balloons and music during twilight at the Desert Sun Stadium. 4:00 PM More ...

22 Kids Kakes III: Thanksgiving

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

22 44th Annual Community Bazaar

Looking for a new Christmas ornament, tree skirt or one-of-a-kind gifts? Find handmade and homemade gifts for all occassions. Baked goods, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, plants, artwork, photography, personalized items and much more! 9:00 AM More ...

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