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Typically, a permit is good for two years, with approved inspections every 180 days. Please contact us prior to your deadline if issues arise.
- One story detached accessory structures (ex. shed) less than 400 sq. ft. - Fences not over 6’ in height - Retaining walls not over 4’ measured from the bottom of the footing - Water tanks directly on the ground, not over 5,000 gallons - Sidewalks and driveways, with certain conditions. Please note, although a Building Permit is not required for each of the above, a Zoning Clearance Permit is required. Typically, a $15 fee for each item.
Building permit fees are calculated based on project valuation. A plan review is performed to determine the square footage of livable space, garage size, patio, electrical, plumbing, etc. Then, the cost for each item is determined using the valuation fee schedule. Per our Town Code, our fees are based on Yavapai County’s Valuation and Fee Schedule. If you have questions on how much your fees will be, you are welcome to contact our building official (928-632-7362) with details of your project and they can discuss probable fees with you.
The 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), 2017 National Electric Code (NEC), and the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code are used by the Town of Dewey-Humboldt.
We pride ourselves in being available to answer your questions. Please call us at 928-632-7362 and you can discuss any questions directly with our Building Official.
A final inspection and a Certificate of Occupancy are required prior to occupancy.
This comes up often and there are certain requirements to be met for the safety of you and your neighbors. Please call us at 928-632-7362 and discuss your future plans with the building department.
The Town of Dewey-Humboldt adds an assessment of $79 as a Court Administrative fee to each citation issued, not each violation.
You must contact the Court to get an extension to pay or to make payment arrangements. If you cannot pay the total penalty by your court date, then a $20 time payment fee will be imposed by the Court (per State Statute A.R.S. §12-116).
Check violations to determine your cost:
PAY AT THE FRONT WINDOW: Cash, check, money order or debit/credit card. Court hours are Tuesday through Thursday, except legal holidays, from 8 a.m .to Noon and 1 to 5 p.m. A payment drop box is located outside the Court and available 24 hours a day.
PAY BY MAIL: Make check or money payable to Dewey-Humboldt Magistrate Court and mail to: Dewey-Humboldt Magistrate Court P.O. Box 492 Humboldt, AZ 86329
PAY ONLINE: There is a service fee of $2.50 or 3%.
The Town Hall is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There are certain holidays during the year when we are closed: New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Day; President’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veterans’ Day; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day.
We do provide a free notary service for our citizens. We have certain staff members that are Notary Public . Please call first to make sure one is available.
Yes, we have a 2% sales tax. Yavapai County sales tax is 6.35%. If you purchase an item from a business in Dewey-Humboldt area you will pay the combined sales tax of 8.35%.
There is no business tax or license required to do businesses in Dewey-Humboldt. However, there is a zoning requirement if you plan to run your business out of your home. If you are unsure, please contact our Planning department at 928-632-7362.
No, property taxes are collected and paid to Yavapai County.
6:30 p.m. The Town Council meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30. Their working session is the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Locations of all meetings are at 2735 S Highway 69, Suite 10, Council Chambers Dewey-Humboldt, AZ 86329.
The Town of Dewey-Humboldt Code Enforcement operates on complaints. To download a Complaint and Investigation Request Form click here.
Yes, but only as an accessory use. This means that you must first have a residence on the property. There are other rules that apply to the siting of cargo containers that you need to be aware of (view document below).
The answer to that question depends in large part on the number of lots being created.
The Land Split process involves the creation of a survey indicating the existing lot lines and the new lot lines. See the link below for more information.
The Lot Combination process involves the creation of a survey indicating the existing lot lines and the new lot lines. See the link below for more information.
In order to be granted a Variance, there are specific criteria that must be met that demonstrate that there are unique circumstances that apply to this property unlike the others in the neighborhood.