Building and Fire Safety

The Building and Fire Safety Department ensures quality construction for the Town’s residents by regulating building construction and building occupancy.  We enforce the Town’s building, fire, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and energy ordinances.  We also enforce other applicable state and local laws and ordinances.

Cave Creek Town Hall is Temporarily Closed to the Public and Walk-In Traffic Due to COVID-19


  • Anyone wishing to submit permits or needing to pickup permits/plans must have an appointment.

  • Appointments are made in 15 minute intervals and only one person is allowed in the lobby at a time.

  • Appointments can be made by calling 480-488-6622

    Start Here For Permitting Information:

Please note: This page give the permit requirements of the Building & Fire Safety Department Only. Permit requirements from other departments can be found using the "Useful Links" link to the right or by contacting Town Hall at 480-488-1400 and asking for Planning & Zoning and/or Engineering.


 1. WATER SERVICE 

 NEW CONSTRUCTION CONNECTING TO CITY WATER SERVICES MUST COMPLETE THE WATER WILL SERVE REQUEST PRIOR TO PERMIT SUBMITTAL  

 Cave Creek Water Will Serve Request Form


2. FIRE SPRINKLERS
 

PLEASE BE AWARE FIRE SPRINKLERS ARE REQUIRED PER Cave Creek Town Code Chapter 151, Section 151.06 3

 SPRINKLER PERMITS are obtained by contacting RURAL METRO FIRE DEPARTMENT
 
 
For information please call:  
 Rural Metro Fire Prevention Dennis Rohrman Telephone (602) 677-4421
 8455 N Pima Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85258
 
(All other fire code review is performed by the Town of Cave Creek Fire Code Official)
There will be a fee charged by Rural Metro for their review and approval. 
**For projects with a fire suppression system, approval will need to be obtained from Rural Metro and provided to the Building Inspector PRIOR to ROUGH FRAME INSPECTION. 


 

3. BUILDING CODES

 *Effective January 1, 2019; The Town of Cave Creek has adopted the 2018 I-Codes and the 2017 National Electric Code* 


 

  

  

See link on the left "Permit Application Instructions/Submittal Req" for permit submittal packets.

  (Free Public Access Links to Code Books)




Cave Creek has amended some of these codes with an amendment package that has been recommended by AZBO (Arizona Building Officials), and MAG (Maricopa Association of Governments Building Codes Committee). 
See link on left hand side of screen titled "Town Code Ch 151-Amended Building Regulations" or here 2018 Adopted Code Amendments (PDF)


Please note: Plan review will not be performed on any drawings stamped "NOT FOR CONSTRUCTION".

BE SURE to see the Useful Links Menu on the left-hand side of the screen for additional permitting requirements, inspection information and outside agency links
     
**ALL PUBLISHED DOCUMENTS CAN BE FOUND IN THE DOCUMENT CENTER ACCESSED FROM THE MAIN PAGE**

 
 

 NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS/BUILDERS REGARDING PRODUCTION HOME REQUIREMENTS
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