Public Notices


  1. REQUEST FOR ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST THE AUTHORIZATION OF SALE AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS PAYABLE FROM A SECONDARY (AD VALOREM) PROPERTY TAX BY THE CITY TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF SURPRISE, ARIZONA, AT AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2017
    posted (6/15/2017)

    Pursuant to Resolution No. 2017-66 adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Surprise, Arizona, (the "City"), on June 6, 2017 (the "Resolution"), a special election in and for the City was ordered and called to be held on November 7, 2017 (the "Election"). Notice of the Election will be given by mailing an informational pamphlet. Such information is to include arguments for and against the authorization of the issuance of bonds payable from a secondary (ad valorem) property tax by the City to be considered at the Election. (The text of the questions to be considered at the Election is included in the Resolution which is available at the Office of the Clerk of the City at 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, Arizona 85374.) Any person interested in providing any such argument is hereby requested to provide the same to the Clerk of the City at the address indicated above before 5:00 p.m., Arizona time on August 11, 2017. If you have any questions about the foregoing, please contact the Clerk of the City at (623) 222-1200.

    Sherry Ann Aguilar, City Clerk – MMC
    ......................................
    City of Surprise, Arizona


    SOLICITUD PARA ARGUMENTOS A FAVOR Y EN CONTRA LA AUTORIZACIÓN DE LA VENTA Y EMISIÓN DE BONOS PAGADEROS DE UN IMPUESTO SOBRE LA PROPIEDAD SECUNDARIO (Al VALOR) POR LA CIUDAD SERA CONSIDERADO POR LOS VOTANTES DE LA CIUDAD DE SURPRISE, ARIZONA, EN UNA ELECCIÓN QUE SE CELEBRARÁ EL 7 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2017

    Conforme a Resolución No. 2017-66 adoptada por el Alcalde y el Consejo de la Ciudad de Surprise, Arizona, (la "Ciudad"), el 6 en junio de 2017 (la "Resolución"), se ordenó y se convocó una elección especial en y para la Ciudad que se celebrara el 7 de noviembre de 2017 (la "Elección"). Aviso de la elección se ofrecerá al enviar por correo un folleto informativo. Dicha información deberá incluir argumentos a favor y en contra la autorización de la emisión de bonos pagaderos de un impuesto sobre la propiedad secundario (al valor) por la Ciudad a ser considerado en la Elección. (El texto de las cuestiones a ser consideradas en la Elección se incluye en la Resolución que esta disponible de la Oficina de la Secretaria Municipal al 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, Arizona 85374.) Cualquier persona interesada en sometiendo dicho argumento por la presente se le solicita proveerle lo mismo a la Secretaria Municipal a la dirección indicada arriba antes de las 5:00 p.m., hora de Arizona el 11 de agosto de 2017. Si tiene cualesquier preguntas tocantes lo anterior, favor de comunicarse con la Secretaria Municipal al (623) 222-1200.

    Sherry Ann Aguilar, MMC
    ......................................
    Secretaria Municipal, Ciudad de Surprise, Arizona

  2. Notice of Intent for New or Revised Community Development Fees
    posted (06/16/2017)

    Pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S) § 9-499.15 notice is hereby given that the City of Surprise intends to discuss and take action to establish new Community Development fees and modify some existing Community Development fees at the Regular City Council Meeting on August 15, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Surprise City Council Chambers, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza Surprise, AZ 85374. A schedule of the proposed fee including the amount of the fee and a written report or data that supports the fee is available on the City’s website located at https://www.surpriseaz.gov/notices and at the City Clerk’s Office, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza Surprise, AZ 85374.

    PDF FileReport on Proposed Fee Update

    Fee Name Current Amount Proposed Amount Unit of Measure
    Building/Fire Permit Fee - Valuation of $1,000.00 or Less $30.00 Plus $4.11/$1,000.00 of Valuation $75.00 Each Based on Valuation
    Building/Fire Permit Fee - Valuation of $1,000.01 to $999,999.99 $30.00 Plus $4.11/$1,000.00 of Valuation $100.00 Plus $6.00 Per
    $1,000.00 of Valuation
    Each Plus Per $1,000.00 of Valuation
    Building/Fire Permit Fee - Valuation of $1,000,000.00+ $30.00 Plus $4.11/$1,000.00 of Valuation $100.00 plus $5.00 per $1,000.00 of Valuation Each Plus Per $1,000.00 of Valuation
    Temporary Power Permit $45.00 $75.00 Based on Valuation Under $1,000.00
    Landscape Plan Review $2.67/$1,000.00 of Total Cost $100.00 Plus $6.00 Per $1,000.00 of Valuation Per $1,000.00 of Valuation
    Temporary Sales/Construction Trailer $55.00 $100.00 Plus $6.00 Per $1,000.00 of Valuation Per $1,000.00 of Valuation
    After Hour Inspection $75.00 $100.00 Per Hour ($200.00 min.)
    After Hour Inspection - Weekends/Holidays/3rd Shift $75.00 $100.00 Per Hour ($300.00 min.)
    Annexation $675.00 $800.00 Each
    Development Agreement $1,275.00 $5,000.00 Each
    Development Agreement Amendment $1,210.00 $2,500.00 Each
    Final Plat $300.00 $1,200.00 Plus $17.00 Per Lot/Tract/Parcel Each Plus Per Lot/Tract/Parcel
    General Plan Amendment (Major) $4,045.00 $6,000.00 Each
    General Plan Amendment (Minor) $1,735.00 $2,500.00 Each
    Home Product Review $615.00 $125.00 Per Plan
    Landscape Design Review $200.00 $300.00 Per Sheet
    Preliminary Plat $320.00 $2,500.00 Plus $30.00 Per Lot/Tract/Parcel Each Plus Per Lot/Tract/Parcel
    Rezone $2,700.00 $3,000.00 Plus $20.00
    Per Acre
    Each Plus Per Acre
    Site Plan (Narrative and elevations included in per sheet fee) $975.00 $3,000.00 Plus $30.00 Per Acre Each Plus Per Acre
    Text Amendment $1,035.00 $2,000.00 Each
    Zoning Amendment (Major) $1,770.00 $2,500.00 Each
    Zoning Verification, Compliance Letter, Or Assisted Living Reservation $60.00 $100.00 Each
    Commercial Factory Built Building $4.50 Per Linear Foot/Per Story Including System Per Arizona Department of Housing Intergovernmental Agreement Each
    Manufactured Home $350.00 Per Home Per Arizona Department of Housing Intergovernmental Agreement Each
    Residential Factory Built Building $450.00 Per Story Including System Per Arizona Department of Housing Intergovernmental Agreement Each
    Document Handling $1.00 Per Document Actual Cost to Jurisdiction Per Document
    Outside Consultant Actual Cost to Jurisdiction plus Indirect Cost Actual Cost to Jurisdiction Per Consultant
    Public Meeting Notice/Advertising $185.22 Per Advertisement Actual Cost to Jurisdiction Per Advertisement
    Swimming Pool Signs $4.31 Per Sign Actual Cost to Jurisdiction Per Sign
    Grand Opening Event $20.00 Per Event
    Minor Temporary Use Permits> $40.00s> Per Permits>
    Major Temporary Use Permit $60.00 Per Permit
    Temporary Use Permit/Special Event $135.00 Per Permit
    City Jurisdiction or Service Area – Civil Construction Permit 3% for City Service 3% of Construction Cost Per Permit
    City Jurisdiction or Service Area, Private Utility 1% for Private Service 1% of Construction Cost Per Permit
    Development Preliminary Grading, and Drainage and Utilities $135.00 $135.00 Per Sheet
    Self-Certification Meeting $300.00 $300.00 Per Meeting
    Model Home Complex $975.00 $600.00 Each Plus $30.00 Per Lot/Tract/Parcel Each Plus Per Lot/Tract/Parcel
    Comprehensive Sign Program (CSP) $975.00 $1,750.00 Each
    Conditional Use Permit with Site Plan $975.00 $3,600.00 Plus $30.00 Per Acre Each Plus Per Acre
    Lot Line Adjustment $300.00 $400.00 Each
    Map of Dedication $300.00 $750.00 Each
    Minor Land Division $300.00 $400.00 Plus $17.00 Per Lot/Tract/Parcel Each Plus Per Lot/Tract/Parcel
    Parcel Assemblage $300.00 $400.00 Each
    Administrative Processing Fee - Valuation of $1.00 - $999,999.99 $140.00 0.50% of Valuation Valuation
    Administrative Processing Fee - Valuation of $1,000,000.00 + $140.00 0.052% of Valuation Valuation
    Variance $140.00 $500.00 Each Plus $25.00 Per Item Requested Each Plus Per Item Requested
    Design Review Elevation Only (Remodel, Colors) $140.00 $50.00 Hourly
    Administrative Use Permit (AUP) $400.00 Each
    Conditional Use Permit (Use Only) $1,250.00 Each
    Miscellaneous 4th and subsequent reviews (any plan type) 20% of Initial Base Fee Each
    Plan Revision Requested by Applicant 50% of Initial Base Fee Each
    Plan Revisions - After Permit is Approved $100.00 Per Hour
    Re-Inspection $75.00 $100.00 Per Hour ($200.00 min.)


    Additional information may be obtained by contacting Eric Fitzer, Community Development Director at 623-222-3020.

  3. Notice of Possible Annexation of Bonita Ranch-Parcel A
    posted (07/10/2017)

    Take notice that at the date, time, and place listed below, the City of Surprise City Council will hold a Public Hearing to discuss the possible annexation of Bonita Ranch-Parcel A, located in the Southeast quarter of Section 5, Township 4 North, Range 1 West of the Gila and Salt River Base and Meridian, Surprise, Arizona, as indicated in the map below. At this meeting, any member of the public may appear and be heard relative to this project or submit written comments at any time prior to the Public Hearing. All written comments regarding this matter will be made part of the record of the City. Any interested party may obtain an agenda 24 hours prior to the Public Hearing at the Surprise City Hall. City of Surprise Case number FS17-107. Related cases include FS17-108&109.

    The City of Surprise Community Development Department may be contacted prior to the scheduled meeting for additional information.

    City of Surprise Planner:
    Joshua Mike
    623-222-3134

    Public Hearing Details:
    Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2017
    Time: 6 p.m.
    Location: Surprise City Hall
    16000 North Civic Center Plaza
    Surprise, AZ 85374


    Project Location Map:

    FS17-107 Project Map

    Project Description:


    The applicant is requesting approval of an annexation (case number FS17-107) of approximately 2.49 acres of unincorporated land into the City of Surprise as generally depicted in the above map.

  4. Notice of Surplus Property Online Auction 
    posted (7/26/2017)

    Pursuant to Surprise City Code §2-361 notice is hereby given that the City of Surprise intends to sell surplus equipment owned by the City on August 12, 2017 at:

    Sierra Auction

    www.sierraauction.com

    For a list of items to be sold, please visit the Surplus Property/Online Auctions page.