Safford to waive new home construction fees for next fiscal year

Contributed Article/Courtesy City of Safford

Per city of Safford Resolution 19-013, adopted by Safford City Council on May 13, 2019, the following fees are eligible for waiver effective July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020:

  • New Home Construction Building Permit Fees
  • Water Capacity Fees
  • Water Meter Fees

Qualifications for New Home Construction

Work authorized by that building permit shall commence within 90 days after permit issuance. Required inspections shall occur before the expiration of each 90-day time period. If the work authorized by that building permit is not commenced or has been suspended for a period exceeding 90 days, the building permit will be revoked.

  • The home must be completed within one year of the permit being issued.
  • The home must be built within the city or newly annexed areas of the city.
  • All public infrastructure to service the new home must be in place or be built in conjunction with the home.

For more information contact 928-432-4140.