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Yes! Meeting rooms can be rented to Non-Profit and Non-Political organizations. For room capacity, availability and rates please follow the link.
Room capacities and amenities vary for each room. Please refer to the link for specific information.
Please contact us at (928) 213-2930 or send contact info to email@example.com.
The Airport Commission agendas and minutes are posted on the following site.
In addition, the Development Case Manager serves as your single point of contact... you can call your Development Case Manager at any time.
You can still call any member of your review team directly – they will be able to answer questions concerning plan review on specific items such as International Building Code, stormwater or public improvement requirements -- but the Development Case Manager is always there to handle complex issues and the comprehensive overlapping review.
For example, your property may not be able to handle the project you've proposed, due to hillside slope, fire regulations, height limits or other regulations. The Development Case Manager will make sure you understand the situation in a timely fashion. More importantly, he or she will also ensure that issues are identified early in the process so we can suggest ways to modify your project to comply with regulations.
The Development Case Manager needs to be included in any discussions that resolve conflicting project-design issues, such as when a redesign of a portion of the project is needed, or involves competing code requirements. His or her job is to keep your project reviews coordinated and predictable.
If you can't meet your schedule, other dates may change. For example, if you have a public hearing as part of your review and it is postponed, the date for final action on your construction permit could be changed.
If an issue arises in your project with which you don't agree, the Development Case Manager is your contact to seek problem resolution. Just notify the Development Case Manager and he or she will take up your concerns with the appropriate staff, up to and including the Development Services Director.
The Development Case Manager, however, will still be there to ensure that you get to a decision point.
Jurisdictions that make up the FMPO include the City of Flagstaff, Coconino County, and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). The FMPO receives funding from federal, state and local governments.
The FMPO is dedicated to exercising leadership and initiative in planning and assisting development of efficient, integrated transportation system facilities in the Flagstaff area.
Coconino County Board of Supervisors2nd Floor Conference Room219 E. Cherry Ave.Flagstaff, AZ 86001
The FMPO Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meets on the first (1st) Thursday of each month at 1:30 P.M.
Coconino County Human Resources BuildingWeatherford Room420 N San Francisco St.Flagstaff, AZ 86001
These meetings are open to the public and public participation is encouraged.
Having the HPC at the landfill is the most cost effective and efficient use of tax-payer dollars.
Residential Cell Phones and Consumer batteries (AA, AAA, C, D and rechargeable batteries) can be dropped off in the recycling bin located across from the restrooms at the main Public Library in downtown Flagstaff during open operating hours.
Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) can be dropped off at either Home Depot Location, The Lite Company (on Fourth Street) or the HomeCo Ace Home Center on Butler.
Electronics may be accepted at Staples (928) 214-8424 and Best Buy (928) 522-6141. Please call in advance for more information.
Old Fire extinguishers can be taken to Personnel Zee Safety. Call (928) 526-3130 for more information/directions.
BBQ Propane cylinders are accepted at Titan Propane. Call (928) 526-3147 for more information.
Securely transport your waste to the HPC to avoid it spilling or leaking. If a container is impaired and lost its integrity, please make sure to place the item in a secondary container or plug the leak. Leaky waste can react with other waste and pose a serious health or safety hazard to you and HPC staff. Inform HPC staff upon arrival for immediate assistance.
The HPC has a voluntary program for businesses. The Small Business Waste Program (SBWP) provides qualifying businesses located within Coconino County with a local, economical, and year-round facility for the acceptance of hazardous waste. Business must qualify as a Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG.)*
Contact the SBWP at 213-2159 or visit us online to determine program eligibility or to schedule an appointment. If your business does not currently qualify to participate in the SBWP, please contact HPC staff for alternative options.
Business waste includes waste from Property Managers, Property Management Companies, Landlords, Non-profits, Government Agencies and Schools.
If you wish to have your container returned, you may leave your container with your contact information at the HPC during open facility hours and staff will notify you when your gas container is available for pick-up.
Citizens Against Substance Abuse (CASA) in conjunction with law enforcement holds a sharps collection event twice a year; hold on to your sharps and dispose of them at the CASA event for safe and proper disposal. Please contact CASA at (928) 779.5361 for more information.
Or, after following ADEQ's instructions* for household sharps disposal, residents can dispose of their sharps in normal trash or at the Cinder Lake Landfill. For more information, please review ADEQ's Sharps brochure.
Citizens Against Substance Abuse (CASA) in conjunction with law enforcement holds a medication/drug disposal event twice a year; hold on to your old medications and dispose of them at the CASA event for safe and proper disposal. Please contact CASA at (928) 779.5361 for more information. Or after following ADEQ's Prescription Drug Disposal Brochure* medications / pharmaceuticals can be disposed of in normal trash with ultimate disposal occurring at the Cinder Lake Landfill.
ADEQ Prescription Drug Disposal Guidelines
Businesses are encouraged to contact Curie Environmental Services* to recycle ionization smoke detectors and other radioactive articles. Curie Environmental Services
To obtain the City of Flagstaff Occupational Business License:
Visit the Community Development front desk at City Hall, which is located at:
211 W. Aspen Ave.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Low Impact Development (LID) is an ecologically friendly approach to site development and stormwater management that aims to mitigate development impacts to land, water, and air. This approach emphasizes stormwater management at the source, using small, cost-effective landscape features located at the lot level. The goal is to conserve natural systems and hydrologic functions on a site through the integration of site design and planning techniques.
Lots should be graded so as to drain surface water away from foundation walls. The grade away from the foundation wall should slope away at a 5:1 slope, or fall six inches within the first 10 feet, except where lot lines or walls, slopes, or other physical barriers prohibit. Drains or swales shall be provided to ensure drainage away from foundation walls.
Any landscaping done after purchase of the house must not interfere with the drainage pattern established by the original lot grading plan.
Generally, yes. The area to be filled or covered should be excavated to the depth or thickness of the proposed fill material if it would change drainage conditions. The excavated material can be hauled off or used for mound building (landscaping) in other parts of the yard as long as:
At this time, LID is generally not allowed in the ROW. However, proposed use in the ROW may be evaluated on a case-by-case basis as stated in the LID in the ROW Policy Memo.
Yes. However, if the LID components are sized to manage the runoff from the full one inch of rain, the requirement for detention of the two-year storm is waived.
Typically the native soils in most of the Flagstaff area are poorly draining; therefore, the use of underdrains are required unless the soils can be shown to have an infiltration rate of at least one inch per hour following the procedure given in the LID Guidance Manual Supplement.
Block walls and fences can create some of the most serious flooding problems. If at all possible, avoid constructing walls across any channel or wash. Walls or fences should not extend beyond the designated building envelope of your lot or encroach into any drainage easement.
Things to avoid if you have a wash on your property include:
For an individual property owner, maintenance responsibilities on a wash running through your property consist mainly of keeping it clean. This means keeping the wash:
The purpose of these steps is to maintain the free flow of water and not impede or reduce the water-carrying capacity of the wash or channel. Washes must not be filled in, plugged, blocked, diverted, or altered in any way.
The typical residential credit is approximately 10% of the monthly stormwater fee. Please view our Stormwater Credit Manual for qualification and application details. Stormwater Credit Manual
The stormwater staff members perform a variety of regulatory compliance functions. We are also responsible for the Stormwater Master Plan and the Drainage Improvement Program (DrIP). We also conduct construction inspections and site plan reviews.
Money collected from the stormwater fees is dedicated only to stormwater and cannot be used for anything else. The appropriate distribution of funds includes complying with federal water quality regulations as well as maintaining channels, structures, pipes, and other elements of the storm drainage system.
By Ordinance Section 12-02-002-0001, the stormwater utility fee became effective July 1, 2003. The stormwater fee is billed as part of the City of Flagstaff utility bill.
Impervious surfaces are those areas within developed land that prevent or significantly impede the natural infiltration of stormwater into the soil. Common impervious surfaces include:
The impervious area of properties is determined by using aerial photographs and information in the city’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) along with parcel lines from the county assessor's office.
Effective June 1, 2010, the average Flagstaff residential property will pay $3.90 per month for stormwater fees. This is based on a billable area of between 3,001 and 4,500 square feet of impervious surface. For more information and exact fees, please view the following page; Tiered Equivalent Rate Units
The stormwater fee and the impervious area calculation are a mechanism for equitably distributing the cost of the stormwater system maintenance and the need to comply with the federal mandate among all of the residents of Flagstaff who, in some way, use and contribute to the stormwater system and stormwater runoff.
ERU stands for Equivalent Rate Unit. It is calculated by the number of square feet of impervious surface on your property. This is then divided by 1,500 square feet to come up with an ERU. 1,500 square feet was determined to be the most equitable basis of distribution.
Yes, compacted surface is used in determining impervious area.
Sidewalks that are contained exclusively within your property boundaries are included in your utility fee calculation. Public sidewalks are not.
The City of Flagstaff does not transfer accounts. Accounts must be terminated and a new account may be activated. You may terminate your current account online, via mail, by calling 928-213-2231 or visiting Customer Service in the 1st floor lobby of City Hall (211 W. Aspen). A new account may be activated online or by visiting Customer Service at least one business day prior to activation and before 2 p.m. New accounts will incur and deposit fee that will be billed to the new account. The deposit fee may be waived if the original account has an excellent payment history. Examples of excellent payment history include, but are not limited to: on-time payments, full payments, no payment arrangements, etc. The charge to open normal Residential service is $176.15 which includes a $26.15 Service Charge including tax and a $150 Refundable Deposit (after 12 consecutive on-time payments). All new account set-ups require one full business day notice. Activation information may be found online at: www.flagstaff.az.gov E-SERVICES
To open your water, sewer and trash account, you may contact the City in one of the following ways: in-person, online, or mail/fax. To set up an account in-person, please visit City Hall at 211 W Aspen. To set up an account online or via mail/fax, please visit the customer service webpage at: www.flagstaff.az.gov E-SERVICES Service Activation Request Please note: Renters may need to furnish in a copy of the lease agreement. The charge to open normal Residential service is $176.15 which includes a $26.15 Service Charge including tax and a $150 Refundable Deposit (after 12 consecutive on-time payments). All new account set-ups require one full business day notice.
Flagstaff has 3 locations for water hauling of potable (drinking) water and 2 for non-potable (reclaim) water. Potable water load-out stations are at 5401 E. Commerce St., 410 N. Bonito St. and 4500 S. Lake Mary Road. Non-potable (reclaimed) water load-out stations are just outside the Rio de Flag Water Reclamation Plant at the end of S. Babbitt Way and just outside the fenced area of the Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant at 2800 N. El Paso Road. The former load-out station on Lone Tree has been closed. For a brochure with information and a map for water hauling, follow the link on the Customer Service web page. Current rates can be found on the City's Customer Service web page. NOTE: Only potable trucks & tanks can be used at potable load-out stations.
Contact the Public Works Solid Waste Department at: (928) 774-0668.
Call the emergency phone number at (928) 774-0262.
There are two ways to close a utility account: phone or online. To close your account via phone, please call (928) 213-2231 during business hours with the account number, forwarding address and termination date. Please be prepared to verify your identification (social security number or driver's license number). To close your account online, please use the online form located on the customer service webpage. A minimum of 24 hours notice is required for all account closures.
Call the Customer Service Division to get your meter location at (928) 213-2231.
The phone number for Blue Stake is (800) 782-5348.
Contact the Sanitation Division at (928) 774-0668.
Your water pressure depends on your elevation and which pressure zone you are located in. Call Utilities Administration at (928) 213-2400 and we can check on our pressure map and tell you approximately what your water pressure should be.
Check to see if your bill was estimated last month. If last month's bill was estimated, this month may include water that was not in the estimate. The average Flagstaff residential customer uses 65-100 gallons of water per day. If your water consumption exceeds this amount per household member, you may have a leak. The most common cause of leaks is toilets with sticking float valves. Dye tablets kits are available at the Customer Service counter in City Hall. Another cause could be if you have an underground "stop and waste valve" that is not in the fully closed position or is leaking.
The customer's responsibility for their water service line starts at the water meter, where the line attaches to the outlet meter coupling and continues to the house.
The City of Flagstaff does not make recommendations for particular plumbers. A good rule of thumb is to see if the plumber is licensed, bonded, and insured for residential and/or commercial work. Ask for references to find out about past work experience.
Most homes have a water shutoff valve located inside the house where the water service line enters. The City's valve is located next to the water meter in the meter box. A special valve key is required to operate the valve without damaging it.
Some homes have pressure reducing valves located on the customer side of the meter box. These devices will occasionally fail and are the customer's responsibility to repair or replace. Call us at (928) 774-0262 and we will be happy to assist you in determining the problem.
Lake Mary Water Treatment Plant: (928) 774-0262 Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant: (928) 526-2520 Rio de Flag Water Reclamation Plant: (928) 556-1301 Water Distribution Division: (928) 213-3700 Wastewater Collection Division: (928) 213-3706
You can contact the staff at these facilities at the following phone numbers:
Our water hardness varies from 25 ppm to 325 ppm depending on the source of production. The average throughout the system is 125 to 200 ppm (7.3 to 11.7 grains per gallon).
Call the water treatment plant at (928) 774-0262. Typical reasons are fire hydrants being flushed, construction on the system, new home plumbing, garden hose left pressured up and on. Someone will be glad to assist you in determining the cause of the problem.
The City is responsible for the main line in the easement/street. The homeowner is responsible for the service line from the structure to the main line. The homeowner may repair the line in his/her own yard but needs a licensed contractor to excavate and make repairs in the street.
You must obtain a permit and pay the tap fee at City Hall. Your contractor exposes the main line; the City crew makes the tap and installs the saddle. If in the street, the contractor properly back-fills / compacts the hole, saw-cuts the street, and the City patches the asphalt or concrete.
The City does not maintain as-built drawings showing sewer taps installed by others. We do have TV logs for most of the City and can research where the tap is most likely located.
Contact the Industrial Waste Monitoring Section at (928) 213-2117 to schedule an inspection to find out what you may need for grease collection to prevent clogs in your sewer line and the city's collection system. If you serve food on the site, it is most like that you will need to install a grease trap or interceptor outside your facility and away from the food prep area.
No new meters are being added for reclaimed water at this time. You can contact the Utilities Division at (928) 213-2400 for more information.
The Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant accepts the following wastes from the City of Flagstaff and Coconino County: bio-solids (sludge) from nearby wastewater treatment plants, residential septic tanks, river runner waste cans, chemical toilets, restaurant grease, and commercial interceptors (dirt accumulated in car washes and lint from laundry lint traps). Materials received from nearby wastewater treatment plants, commercial interceptors and laundry interceptors will need prior inspection and written approval from the City of Flagstaff's Industrial Waste Monitoring Section to ensure the facility does not accept anything that could damage the plant's operation. Contact James Boyer at (928) 213-2117 to schedule an inspection for this approval.
The Wildcat Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant can receive wastes from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Please note that extremely cold weather may delay opening of the areas where wastes are received by trucks. Arrangements can be made for after hours, holidays, and weekends for an additional charge.
Flagstaff's water distribution system is designed to keep the water flowing from the distribution system to you, the customer. However, when hydraulic conditions within the system deviate from "normal" conditions, water flow can be reversed. When this backflow happens, contaminated water can enter the water distribution system.
A backflow preventer is an approved, testable assembly which uses valves, in different configurations, to prevent polluted or contaminated water from reversing direction and flowing backward.
An approved backflow prevention assembly has gone through an approval process at the Foundation for Hydraulic Research and Cross Connection Control at the University of Southern California. This is a two step process consisting of laboratory tests and twelve months of field testing. Assemblies successfully completing the entire testing procedure are recognized by the City of Flagstaff as approved backflow prevention assemblies.
Federal and State law require that water suppliers protect their water systems from contamination. State regulations exempt single family residences used solely for residential purposes from assembly requirements if there are no hazards present. However, residences used for other purposes or with non-potable water used on site, such as reclaimed water, as well as commercial and industrial customers, are required by City Ordinance #7-03-001-0015 and State Administrative Code rule R18-4-115 to install and maintain backflow prevention assemblies. (Copies of Ordinance #7-03-001-0015 are available in the Flagstaff City Clerk's office or from the City of Flagstaff's Industrial Waste Monitoring Section at (928) 213-2117). When a determination is made by the Industrial Waste Monitoring Section that the potable water system may be subject to contamination through backflow or backsiphonage, a backflow prevention assembly will be required. Flagstaff Industrial Waste Monitoring Section makes these decisions on a case by case basis. New facilities are required to install the backflow prevention assemblies in a hot box outside the building (unless it is for the fire riser and then it can go in the fire riser room with adequate drainage to the sanitary sewer) as close to the water meter as possible.
A letter will be sent to any facility notifying them of the need for a backflow prevention assembly. A Flagstaff Industrial Waste Monitoring Section Inspector will visit your property to do an evaluation for backflow requirements. You will be told upon completion of the inspection or review of your plans.
Yes. Unless you make other arrangements with Flagstaff Industrial Waste Monitoring Section, the backflow prevention assembly must be in compliance within 30 days from the date of the initial compliance notification. You will receive a follow up notice after 30 days. After 45 days, you will receive a notice informing you that your water service may be discontinued unless you achieve compliance. If at any time during this process you have a problem meeting this compliance schedule, it is extremely important that you contact the Flagstaff Industrial Waste Monitoring Section immediately, at (928) 213-2117, and make special arrangements for an extension.
The installation of the backflow prevention assembly is the responsibility of the customer. The assembly may be installed by a property owner, plumbing contractor, or a general contractor, subject to the Rules and Statutes of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. Permits are required to install or replace these assemblies. Permits are issued by Flagstaff's Building Safety Department. Please call (928) 213-2618 for additional information on permits.
It is the sole responsibility of the customer to ensure that the assembly is in satisfactory operating condition at all times. Notices will be sent to the customer advising them when an annual test is required on their backflow assembly. The customer must contact a recognized Back-flow Assembly Tester to perform the test. If any repair work or maintenance is performed on the assembly, a recognized Tester must retest the assembly immediately and submit the test results. Please contact James Boyer at (928) 213-2117 for instruction on how to submit the backflow prevention assembly test result as the process has changed recently.
Complete an application in the Utilities Division or go to our website at http://www.flagstaff.az.gov/index.aspx?nid=21 to download an application. These applications need to be done annually so the city is in compliance with ADEQ as these permits are only valid from January 1 to December 31 of each year. You can call the Utilities Division administration staff at (928) 213-2400 with any questions.
You can contact the City of Flagstaff's Water Conservation personnel at (928) 213-2116 for more information on a turf rebate. This type of rebate requires an inspection of the site before the work begins. There must be a minimum of 750 square feet of turf that will be replaced with low water use plants to qualify for the rebate.
You can call the Water Conservation office at (928) 213-2116 to inquire on the status of these rebates at this time. Information is also available at flagstaff.az.gov/rebates.
The rebate program for washing machines and hot water re-circulators is no longer available.
You can view the "Harvesting Rainwater" booklet now online. This booklet outlines various methods for conserving water by harvesting rainwater on your property. View the Harvesting Rainwater Booklet