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The Planning Division monitors various factors that act as growth indicators. Tracking past and current growth trends aid in projecting future growth trends. 

The following growth indicators are tracked: 

Permits Issued and Completed: 
NOTE:  Permits issued data is used to track construction activity.  Whereas, residential permit completions (tracked as new Housing Units in the documents linked above) are used for the purpose of estimating the City's population.  Residential permits are considered to be complete when they have passed final inspections and are ready for occupancy. 

 

         

           SF = Permits for New Single-Family Detached Construction (Const. Type 101)
MF = Permits for New Multi-Family Construction (Const. Types 104-106)

 
  

 Series 1 = Permits for New Single-Family Detached Construction (Const. Type 101)

Series 2 = Permits for New Multi-Family Construction (Const. Types 102-106)
 

 
City Size
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As of June 11, 2012 there are 64.71 square miles within the City of Chandler's limits.

Chandler's municipal planning area, which includes county islands located within the city's ultimate boundaries, is 71.5 square miles.
 
 
Land Supply
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Click on the following links to view information regarding the City's land supply:
Zoning Application Activity

Total Applications Submitted


Graph: Zoning Application Activity 1996 - 2009
  1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
General Plan 3 3 2 2 2 2 0 4 0 1 4 0 0
Area Plan 0 7 5 8 1 2 6 0 4 8 3 5 2
Zoning / Rezoning 59 56 48 60 42 48 52 64 64 62 62 43 40
Preliminary Development Plan 40 71 43 80 57 65 72 33 39 62 42 40 31
Use Permit 59 42 48 59 80 66 61 62 84 93 115 72 91
Variance 22 9 7 23 8 10 15 9 13 25 34 35 14
Zoning Code Amendment 3 0 4 2 6 4 1 2 1 1 2 2 1
Architectural Review Committee n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Note: Some Area Plan, Zoning and Preliminary Development Plan applications were processed concurrently under one application. The numbers reflected in the table represent applications submitted and do not indicate the outcome of the applications (i.e. approved, denied, withdrawn).