The Arizona State Historic Preservation Act of 1978 authorized a reduction in property tax assessment for non-income-producing historic property that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. If you're interested in learning more, click below for documentation.  A State Property Tax Reclassification Renewal i provided at the bottom of this page as well.

We are glad you have decided to make your home in this wonderful historical neighborhood. To help you get settled, this page includes a round-up of resources that we've found to be helpful for new Del Norte Place residents, including information on who to contact, historic preservation, recent news, and neighborhood points of interest.  we would like to provide you with some information and references we hope you find useful.

Crime Stop 602-262-6151

Emergency: 911  (for Police, Fire and Medical emergencies)

Concerns: 311 (providing non-emergency info & services  CLICK HERE FOR FURTHER EXPLANATION

Historic Preservation Office 602-261-8699

Parks & Recreation Dept. 602-262-6862

Public Works & Water Dept. 602-262-6251

Water Emergencies (24/7) 602-261-8000

Block Watch

We participate in the Phoenix Police Department’s Block Watch Program. Simply put - neighbors actively look out for each other and report suspicious activities to deter and reduce any potential crime.


Our main form of communication is in person! We are a small, walk-able, and friendly community where neighbors are on a first name basis.  Current leadership shares news, events, and other important information these ways…  

*Our Website:

For a Neighborhood E-mail List: Contact us at :

Newsletters: produced quarterly (posted on the website and distributed door to door on request)

Direct Email and text messaging.....

Garbage, Recycling, and Bulk Trash

We have large community garbage cans in the alley behind your home. Recycle bins should be placed in front of your home. Both are collected on Fridays. Bulk trash is collected from the alley on a quarterly basis.  We also promote an alley clean up as part of our safety interests in Block Watch.  A tidy alley tends is less inviting to 
Visit for details and schedules.

Historic Designation

Founded and developed by Dr. James Collier Norton, this planned community was opened to the public in 1927. Each home is distinct and represents architectural styles from the 1920s through the 1950s. Del Norte Place was listed on the Phoenix Historic Property Register in 1993. For more information on the responsibilities and what this means to you as a homeowner, please contact the City of Phoenix's Historic Preservation Office:

Your Neighborhood Association

Our no fee-based group was formed in 1992 with the "mission to preserve and improve the physical, social and economic health of the Del Norte Neighborhood, and enhance the quality of life for all residents through community-based problem solving." While the organization is guided by elected officers and organizational bylaws, all are welcome to provide feedback and participate in committees, meetings. and events. For more information, visit our website at (oh wait! you're here!)


Del Norte Place participates in the Residential Parking Permit Program due to previous intrusion challenges from the Arizona State Fairgrounds and area special events. Vehicles parked on the street must display either a resident or visitor parking pass. Passes are updated annually for a nominal fee of $10/yr for residents and $5/yr for visitors.

Property Tax Benefits

Did you know that owner-occupied homes in historic districts quality for reduced property taxes? For more eligibility requirements, forms, and more information, visit:

AZ State Historic Preservation Office:

Maricopa County Assessor's Office:

Shareholder Compensation Program for Electricity

As a Del Norte Place resident, you are also a Salt River Valley User’s Association shareholder. As such, you may be entitled to compensation for a portion that you paid to Arizona Public Service Company (APS) for electricity the year prior. This is not an automatic rebate; rather, you must apply each year and meet the qualification criteria.
Visit  or call 602-236-8888.

We are here for you! Please let us know if you have any questions or need additional information.

Your Del Norte Place Association Leadership:
Tim Smith, President  (602-999-5757)
Heather Finden, Vice-President
Sharon Torre, Treasurer
Michele Smith, Secretary

*Our website is recommended for immediate access to Neighborhood information, but if you need help please email or call.

State Property Tax Reclassification Renewal

SHPO Tax Reclassification Packet 2022.pdf
SRP Shareholder Compensation Packet 2022.pdf