The City of Tolleson’s Development Services Department is comprised of four divisions: Building, Planning & Engineering, Economic Development and Business Licensing

Business Licenses: click here if you are...
  • Looking to open a new business in an existing location
  • Looking to provide a business service in Tolleson (this applies even to business that may have a physical location outside of Tolleson)
  • Making improvements and/or changes to signage on an existing business
Construction Projects: click here if you are...
  • Constructing a new building
  • Making improvements and/or additions to an existing building
Economic Development: click here if you are...
  • Seeking information on our General Plan or CORE District/Core Expansion
  • If you are interested in learning about City owned real estate opportunities/Kiosk Program
  • Seeking information on the Tolleson Rail Corridor
  • Information on retail locations or business opportunities
Homeowners: click on this link if you are...
  • Building an addition to a home 
  • Making improvements to a home and/or property
  • Repairing units that connect to City water lines and/or gas lines
  • Having a yard sale

Purchasing and Bid Opportunities: click here to learn about...

  • Current Solicitation Opportunities (Bids)
  • Results/Tabulations
  • Intent to Award Notifications 
  • Purchase Order Standards and Conditions
  • Current Solicitation Opportunities (Bids)
  • Results/Tabulations
  • Intent to Award Notifications


  • Is held on City property or impedes, obstructs, impairs, interferes or disrupts normal or usual use of City property, facilities or right-of-way; or
  • Requires the use of any City resource or services that would not be necessary in the absence of such a special event; or
  • Is a grand opening, sidewalk sale, seasonal sale or special vehicle seasonal sale.

Special Event Permit

Visit the Fire Department Plan Review & Forms

Click on the following link to learn about the adopted City zoning code and ordinances: City of Tolleson, Arizona Code archived by the Municipal Code Corporation (municode). 

If you have questions about "Doing Business in Tolleson" please click on the corresponding links above to be directed to department. Or you can contact  the Civic Center at 623-936-7111 to be transferred to the correct department.