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Development Services Department

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Christopher Baker
 Director Development Services

Office Location
14455 West Van Buren Street, D101
Goodyear, AZ 85338

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM

Phone Number
Permits - Option #2
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Administration - Option #6

623-932-7748 FAX

Email Development Services

We have received many questions regarding the level of service that the City of Goodyear is providing during this difficult time.

Please see the below memo (also available here) that provides current guidance.

If you are closing your office, delaying your projects or if you have specific deadlines that need to be met, please communicate with us so that we can work to best accommodate your needs.

By working together we will continue to provide service, meet the needs of your business and the community. Please be safe.

Please also see the following memos regarding temporary changes:

Building Inspection Update

Temporary Alternative Citizen Review Process

Interim Sign Policy

Interim Building Permit Valuation Policy

COVID-19 Update March 19, 2020 

COVID-19 Memo Update 4.1.20

The City of Goodyear is going digital!

The project will allow electronic submittal of Planning & Zoning, Civil Engineering, and Building Safety applications through our new Development Center.

The Development Center will be the new means for customers to:

  • Submit applications
  • Respond to plan review comments
  • Find project information and statuses faster and easier

24/7, all from the comfort of your home or office.

Expected Launch

The projected launch of the electronic plan review is Spring 2020.

Be sure to check back here for more information and training materials as we get closer to launching the Development Center.


The City's project team is currently hard at work testing the new plan review software. - 12/23/2019-1/31/2020

Look for our next update coming soon.



Welcome to Development Services


Goodyear is committed to providing you with the highest level of customer service. Whether you need a business license, have a planning or zoning issue, are filing an engineering plan review or need a building safety permit, Goodyear makes it simple and easy!

We offer faster turnaround times and the customer friendly experience that Goodyear is known for. All of our departments work together as one team to guide you through the process of your project every step of the way. We know that your time is valuable and we are here to help. The less time you spend with us, the more time you have to focus on your business or project! 


What's New...

Scheduling Inspections & Building Safety Permit Questions

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