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Municipal Updates
Monday, August 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glendale and Peoria Impact Fee Updates »
Almost all of the Valley’s Cities and Towns are in the process of updating their impact fees.   To help keep track o...
Monday, August 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Casa Grande to Host Home Builder Roundtable »
The City of Casa Grande is hosting a Home Builder Round-Table on September 5, 2019 from 12:00 to 2:00 at the City’s new Co...
Friday, August 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear Transitioning to 2018 Building Codes »
The City of Goodyear is transitioning to the 2018 building codes, including the International Residential Code and the Int...
Friday, July 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maricopa Extends Time to Update Existing Approved Standard Plans »
Earlier this year, the City of Maricopa adopted the 2018 building codes including the International Residential Code and t...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
City of Phoenix to Hold Special Election on August 27 »
Voters in the City of Phoenix will head to the polls on August 27 to decide two initiatives on the ballot.   The HBA...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buckeye Proposes Impact Fee Increase Throughout Much of City »
On July 1, the City of Buckeye launched its impact fee update by posting its draft impact fee studies for public comment.&...
Friday, June 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Queen Creek Reduces Water and Wastewater Capacity Fees »
On Wednesday, June 5, the Queen Creek Town Council approved a significant reduction in the Town’s water and sewer capacity...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surprise Adopts Updated Impact Fees »
On May 21, the City of Surprise adopted its updated Development Impact Fees. As adopted, the City’s fees will change as fo...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear to Host Builder Advisory Meeting »
The City of Goodyear is hosting a Builder Advisory Meeting on Tuesday, June 18 at 11:30 to 1:00.  The meeting will be...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impact Fee Updates »
Almost all of the Valley’s Cities and Towns are in the process of updating their impact fees.  To help keep track of...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gilbert and Chandler Adopt Updated Impact Fees »
Last week, the Gilbert Town Council adopted its updated System Development Fees (aka impact fees). As adopted, the fees wi...
Monday, April 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Queen Creek Proposes $4,000 Reduction in Impact Fees »
Over the course of the past year, the HBACA has been working with the Town of Queen Creek on its impact fee update.  ...
Friday, March 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Another Impact Fee Update »
Almost all of the Valley’s Cities and Towns are in the process of updating their impact fees.   To help keep track o...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Impact Fee Update by Municipality »
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cities and Towns Across Arizona Are Updating Building Codes »
Across the Phoenix market municipalities are updating their building codes to the 2018 versions of the International Resid...
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear Adopts Updated Land Use Assumptions and Infrastructure Improvement Plan »
The City of Goodyear is in the process of updating its impact fees.   On Monday, October 22, the Goodyear City Counc...
Monday, October 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chandler Proposes Reduction in Impact Fees »
The City of Chandler has initiated the process of updating its impact fees. Based on the draft Land Use Assumptions (“LUA”...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest on Goodyear Impact Fee Update »
The City of Goodyear is in the process of updating its impact fees.   Impact fees are one-time charges that builders...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Codes Update »
Several municipalities are beginning the process of updating their building codes to the 2018 versions of the Internationa...
Monday, August 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avondale to Update Impact Fees »
The City of Avondale is in the process of updating its impact fees.  Based on the initial draft, the City is proposin...
Monday, July 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear and Chandler Appoint New Councilmembers »
On July 2, Laura Kaino was sworn in as Goodyear’s newest Councilmember.  She replaced Joanne Osborn, who resigned to...
Friday, May 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear Postpones Impact Fee Public Hearing »
The City of Goodyear is in the process of updating its impact fees.  Over the course of the past few weeks, the HBACA...
Friday, April 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear Hosts Impact Fee Stakeholder Meetings »
The City of Goodyear is in the process of updating its impact fees.  Based on the draft Land Use Assumptions and Infr...
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear Launches Impact Fee Update »
At the February 23 City Council Work Session, the Goodyear City Council heard a presentation by staff kicking off its 2018...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Queen Creek Impact Fees »
The Town of Queen Creek is in the process of updating its impact fees. Previously, the Town published its draft fees for L...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mesa to Host Development Advisory Meeting »
The City of Mesa is hosting a Development Advisory Form on Wednesday, February 28 from 7:30 to 9:00 in the Lower Council C...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glendale to Host Building Code Update Meeting »
The City of Glendale is in the process of adopting the 2018 Building Codes, including the International Residential Code a...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Hot Water Pipe Insulation Requirements in Phoenix »
Recently there has been some confusion between builders and inspectors related to the code requirement for hot water pipe...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gilbert and Mesa Adopt MAG Inspection Cover Sheet »
Earlier this year, the MAG Building Codes committee began a series of discussions related to the manner in which home buil...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Phoenix Issues Clarification on Lobbying Ordinance »
This week, the City of Phoenix provided some much needed clarification on its amended lobbying ordinance. Specifically, th...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PHOENIX - Lobbying Ordinance Change »
Please be aware, you may now be required to register with the City of Phoenix as a lobbyist . Earlier this year the City...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear to Host Workshop on Zoning Text Amendment Related to Smaller Lot Sizes »
As many of you know, the City of Goodyear is in the process of adopting a text amendment to its zoning ordinance which wou...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gilbert Reduces Water and Wastewater Impact Fees »
The Gilbert Town Council formally adopted the updated system development fees for water and wastewater service. The net ef...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gilbert Adopts New Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Plan – Impact Fees to Go Down! »
The Town of Gilbert is in the process of updating its system development fees (impact fees) related to water and wastewate...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gilbert Proposes Higher Water and Wastewater Impact Fees »
The Town of Gilbert is in the process of updating its system development fees (impact fees) related to water and wastewate...

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