|Building a Better Community Today for Tomorrow|
The Community Development Department consists of four divisions. The Building Division has the responsibility for providing services to the building community. The Planning & Zoning Division has the responsibility of providing land use and development services. The Economic Development Division provides assistance to businesses getting started, expanding, or relocating to Payson. The Housing Division has the responsibility for our housing rehab and affordable/workforce housing programs. Town Business Licenses & Dog Licenses are also handled by this department.
The main goal of the Community Development Department is to assist with the building of a safe, attractive community with a vibrant economic component.
2014 - 2024
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We recommend that you involve the Payson Community Development Department in the initial planning of your project to avoid unnecessary and perhaps costly surprises along the way. If you are unsure of whom you should contact please dial (928) 472-5030; TDD: (928) 472-6449; Fax: (928) 472-7490 or
To view the Town's Zoning Ordinance, also known as Unified Development Code, please click on the following link: Payson, Arizona Code of Ordinances - Title XV: LAND USAGE, Chapter 154: UNIFIED DEVLOPMENT CODE.