Index of topics


Community Development Department (928) 282-1154

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Building Permits –  Go to Permits 
Submit an online request for a Building Permit Inspection
View all Monthly Building Permit Reports
Business - Go to Business Checklist page, or download the Business Checklist, or go to Business license or Opening a business in Sedona. Go to Permits for tenant occupancy or improvement permits (moving into or renovating a site for your business)

City Codes – Go to the City Code or Land Development Code
Citizen Assistance - Send us the Citizen Assistance Form if you have a question, concern, or request for information.
Colors – See Paint Colors below
Community Development Block Grant - Go to the Housing page
Community Focus Areas
- Go to the CFA Page 
    Soldiers Pass Road CFA
    Western Gateway CFA
    Schnebly CFA
Community Plan - Go to the Community Plan
Sedona’s Community Plan is the city’s general plan, required by state law. It is a statement of community goals and development policies used to make decisions regarding new development, new regulations and ordinances, and to decide priorities and funding for planning programs, infrastructure and facility construction. The plan is guided by extensive community participation.
Complaints - Go to Report It to submit a report; go to the Code Enforcement webpage; call the hotline 203-5000, or call the Code Enforcement Officer at 204-7114. You may also send us the Citizen Assistance Form if you have a question, concern, or request for information.
Construction hours
Generally construction activity is allowed from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday with a valid building permit. During these hours construction activities are exempt from Sedona sound regulations except for national holidays.
Construction Inspection Hotline: (928) 282-3268
Contact Information – Community Development Department Staff Contact Us

Design Review Manual – Go to Land Development Code, Article 10
Development project proposals – Go to Projects & Proposals

Economic Development - Economic Development, New Business Checklist

Fees - Go to Fees

Historic Preservation Program 
Go to: Historic Preservation ProgramHistoric Landmarks, Historic Preservation Commission, Historic Preservation Ordinance (Article 15 of the Land Development Code).
Home business
Home occupations are allowed if they meet certain requirements. For information regarding Home Occupations requirements, see Land Development Code, Article 6 or call (928) 282-1154.
Home Rentals - View the amended Short-term Vacation Rental Ordinance
Housing - Go to Housing

Land Development Code - Go to Land Development Code
Sedona’s Land Development Code (zoning ordinance) regulates land uses within the community. It assigns each piece of property to a “zoning district” which describes the rules under which that land may be used. Each zoning district identifies allowable uses and sets standards such as minimum lot size, maximum building height, and minimum front yard depth.
Land Development Code Update Project
The city is in the process of updating the Land Development Code.
Land Use and Population Status Report
Landlord / Tenant Rights - Go to the Housing page
Lighting – See Outdoor Lighting below
Liquor licenses for special events - Go to Permits

Main Street Guidelines – Go to Land Development Code, Article 19

Ordinances – Go to City Codes or Ordinances 
Outdoor Lighting - Under the Land Development Code, Article 9, 911.01, Outdoor Lighting Code

Paint Colors - Go to Land Development Code, or view excerpt of Article 9, Section 904 Color
The city does not regulate specific colors you can paint your house but does regulate the light reflective value and chroma (intensity) of the colors for your house. Before painting your home call (928) 282-1154.
Permits - Go to Permits
Planning & Zoning Commission - Go to P&Z Commission
Q. What is the Planning and Zoning Commission?
A. The Planning and Zoning Commission reviews matters related to planning and development. This includes such things as amendments to the Community Plan and Land Development Code, specific plans, rezoning requests, conditional use permits, development review applications, and subdivisions.
Low Water Use Plant List - Appendix A of the Design Review Manual Article 10 of the Land Development Code
Political Signs
Population: Land Use and Population Report
Q. What is Sedona’s population?    A. 2010 Census: 10,031
Projects – Go to the Projects & Proposals page

Signs - Sign regulations - The Sign Ordinance is Article 11 of the Land Development Code.
Sign Permits – Go to Permits
Garage Sale Sign Information
Political Sign Information
Special event permits - Go to Permits

Vacation rentals - View the amended Short-term Rental Regulation. For more information contact the Code Enforcement office at (928) 204-7114.

Weed complaints – See Complaints above or go to Code Enforcement
Wood Burning Fireplace Ordinance

Zoning – Go to Zoning