Building Safety

Building and Safety Division administers and enforces all building codes, laws, ordinances, and regulations adopted by the City Council pertaining to building construction and remodeling within the City of Douglas. This includes field inspections, plan checking and permit issuance for construction.


We welcome your comments and suggestions on how we can serve you better.

Applications and Procedures


Commercial Building Permit

Single Family Building Permit

Application for Construction within City ROW

Building safety, Planning and Zoning (Frequently asked questions)



Permit Application

Residential Gas/Electric Permit


City of Douglas Zoning Code

Title Page, Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 4, Article 5, Article 6, Article 7, Article 8, Article 9, Article 10, Article 11, Article 12, Article 13, Article 14, Article 15, Article 16, Article 17, Article 18, Article 19, Table of Contents


Building Code Links:

International Code Council
International Assoc. of Plumbing & Mech Officials
National Fire Protection Association
American National Standards Institute
Arizona Department of Housing

Arizona Department of Fire, Building and Life Safety
Arizona Land Department
Arizona Department of Real Estate
Arizona Department of Registrar of Contractors
Arizona Board of Technical Registration


Contact us:

Building Safety
(520) 417-7329