Government Services

SAHBA members understand the role that government and regulation play in their daily lives. SAHBA serves as the home building voice representing housing industry interests and advocating positions impacting your business. Staff represents SAHBA members before state and local government officials, the business community and the public. Staff regularly monitors local legislation, attends public hearings and keep members informed of relevant local issues.

Local Government Affairs

Politics is local! Every day there are regulatory decisions made by local government which directly impact your ability to conduct business in your local jurisdiction. SAHBA staff works diligently to keep you informed of the issues impacting your business and represent your interests by engaging in the public policy process. In addition, we strive to maintain open and effective lines of communication by regularly meeting with elected and appointed officials as well as key staff.

 

Pima COunty

 

City OF TUCSON

 

Town Of ORO VALLEY

 

The Town of Oro Valley is currently accepting applications from local citizens who are interested in serving on a Board or Commission. Terms of office require that members be residents of the Town, be available to attend the designated meetings, and be committed to the completion of the Town’s Community Academy within their term. Residents who are interested in applying for any of the following positions can contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 229-4700, or download the Volunteer Application from the Town Clerk’s webpage under Boards and Commissions at www.orovalleyaz.gov.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board:
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) has one (1) open position that serves a two-year term. The PRAB acts in an advisory capacity to the Town Council in matters pertaining to parks, recreation, park design, open space and trail use. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive, Oro Valley.

Planning and Zoning Commission:
The Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) has two (2) open positions that serve two-year terms. The PZC holds public meetings and makes recommendations to the Town Council on all matters relating to the creation of zoning districts, the enforcement of zoning regulations, amendments to all zoning ordinances and any other matter within the scope of the zoning power. The Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive, Oro Valley.

Water Utility Commission:
The Water Utility Commission (WUC) has two (2) open positions that serve a three-year term. The WUC acts as the official advisory body on Water Capital Improvement Program planning and rate structure formulation to the Town Council, in conjunction with submitting proposals to the Capital Improvement Program and other related tasks. The Water Utility Commission meets on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive, Oro Valley.

TOWN OF MARANA

 

TOWN OF Sahuarita

 

TOWN OF SIERRA VISTA

 

STATE Government AFFAIRS

 

SAHBA retains a respected lobbying firm in Phoenix to monitor the various legislative bills which impact all aspects of the building industry. In addition, our lobbyist monitors the various legislative committees, provides public testimony, serves as our representative on stakeholder committees, and ensures our members are adequately informed of all relevant issues.

Key Resources

NATIONAL Government AFFAIRS

 

As a member of SAHBA, you are also a member of the National Association of Home Builders, the leading advocate of housing in the nation’s capitol. NAHB ensures home building issues and positions are heard by Congress and the various federal agencies.

SAHBA PAC

 

An effective advocacy program begins with supporting and electing pro-business, pro-housing officials who understand the importance of housing in our local communities. The SAHBA-PAC represents member interests advocating positions impacting your business. Staff represents SAHBA members before state and local government officials, the business community and the public. Staff regularly monitors local legislation, attends public hearings and keep members informed of relevant local issues.