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*Editor's note – Ordinance No. 8509 adopted the Land Use Code which supercedes all prior provisions of Chapter 23, Tucson Zoning Code, as of July 1, 1995. Three copies of the Land Use Code shall be filed with the city clerk's office and maintained as public records of the City of Tucson. The Land Use Code shall be published separately from the Tucson Code.
Pursuant to Section 2 of Ordinance No. 11025, adopted October 9, 2012, the Land Use Code is repealed effective January 1, 2016. Section 2 of Ordinance No. 11025 provides: "The Land Use Code, Chapter 23 of the Tucson Code as adopted and amended prior to October 9, 2012 is repealed effective January 1, 2016 except that the same is continued in full force and effect as necessary for the interpretation or application of other ordinances, resolutions, agreements or other legal documents or as necessary to the final determination and disposition of, or the prosecution or litigation of any claim or complaint that has been made or may be made in the future alleging a violation of any prior provision of the Land Use Code, Chapter 23 based upon acts occurring prior to the repeal of any such provision."
Section 6 of Ordinance No. 11025 provides: "Any owner of record, as of October 9, 2012 wishing to develop real property which would be governed by the provisions of this ordinance, where such development occurs between the effective date of the UDC, and the date of repeal of the LUC, January 1, 2016 shall have the option of electing which code to apply to the full development. Once an election is made, the code chosen shall be the only code applicable to the subject development for all development and applications therefore from January 2, 2013 until January 1, 2016 except as provided by Section 9 herein."