Peoria's history, population, vision/mission statements, sustainability efforts, redistricting, and construction projects. Info on the P83 district, schools, the Peoria Leadership Institute seminar, and diversity.

Information on the City Council including agendas , the Mayor, the Municipal Court, City Manager and ADA along with the city's various initiatives.

News from the city of Peoria, press releases from the Office of Commnications, links to RSS feeds and E-News signup. View programming on Channel 11, PeoriaTV.

Information on the employment process, a listing of current open jobs, how to apply on-line and a list of all jobs and salaries at the city.

 A listing of links to directories of city services, including all online e-services.

The city of Peoria Municipal Complex is home to City Hall, the Council Chambers, the Main Library, the Development and Community Services Building, the Public Safety Administration Building, and the Municipal Court.

A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

The City of Peoria budget is managed by the Management and Budget Division. Find copies of the latest Program Budget and the CIP here.


The City Code and  Zoning Ordinace, with updates are located here. Also, find the City Charter, and legal statements related to the website, including our Privacy Notice.

City Manager’s Message on Diversity and Inclusion

How to pay bills you may have with the city, including water, sewer and trash collection fees, recreation program and class fees, traffic fines and more. Setup water and sewer service.

Home and Property Resources includes information on trash pickup,water conservation, swimming  pool issues and recycling, along with other relevant information for homeowners.

Neighborhood Resources includes information on dealing with graffiti removal, block parties, animal control, street repairs, odors and other neighborhood related quality of life issues.

Helpful services provided by the fire and police departments. Report criminal activity, locate crime information, register alarms, and learn about crime prevention.

Search for scheduled events and meetings in the city including documents relating to city council meetings and other meetings.

This section contains information and links to the Peoria Public Library's website, the Arts Commission, the Center for Performing Arts, and Annual Arts festivals and Celebrations. 

Information on recreation programs and classes, afterschool and preschool programs, sports leagues and locations and amenities of city parks.

Information on bus routes, park and ride, dial a ride and bicycle paths. Also, road closures and lane restrictions.

Use this page to find information on the city of Peoria website of interest to builders and developers.Included are inspections, zoning and zoning ordinance, the city code, general plan, permitting, and impact fees.

How to get a business license, tax license, sales tax schedules/forms, register to use the online eTax system, pay taxes and fees. Bidding on contracts with the city and auctions, trash collection, recycling, traffic counts.

Business and Real EstateDevelopment, and other assistance for businesses and developers finding sites, understanding the area, and growing their businesses. Links to the Building Development Division and PeoriaED.Com.

Information on Building Permits. Find out about permits for signs, temporary use of property, filming, and alarms. Download forms and track applications for development, building, planning and engineering permits.

The city's main document portal for development related documents including planning and zoning, building, engineering and fire prevention.

The Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres conduct spring training at the Peoria Sports Complex each February and March. Everything you need to know is at PeoriaSpringTraining.com.

A listing of area hotels, motels and RV Parks, listed by distance from the Peoria Sports Complex.

The city of Peoria, Arizona is proud to be the "Gateway to Lake Pleasant," one of the finest water recreation areas in Arizona.

Links to Items of interest to tourists, including VisitPeoriaaz.com, our official tourism website.

The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts consists of a 280 seat main stage auditorium and an 80+ seat black box theater, designed to bring award winning community theater to downtown Peoria. 

City of Peoria hiking trails information, directions and maps.

A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

Special Events, sponsored and hosted by the city, held throughout the year at the Peoria Sports Complex, Oldtown Peoria and other areas.

The Peoria Sports Complex is home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners during spring training, and many other events throughout the year.

Volunteer Programs 

If you're interested in making a difference in your community while gaining a valuable experience, become a member of the Peoria Police Department's Volunteer Program. With a philosophy of community oriented policing, the Department recognizes the contribution volunteers can make and encourages the involvement of volunteers at all levels and in all appropriate activities.

The mission of the Volunteer Program has two components. The Department will provide a rewarding experience to citizens with a desire to share their time and talents to better their community. Secondly, the program will provide, through the use of volunteers, quality and cost-effective delivery of services which further the mission of the Department to improve the quality of life in our city.

In 2011, 46 different volunteers contributed a total of 8,027 hours of service to the Police Department and the citizens of Peoria. When calculated at entry-level salaries for the areas in which they work, these hours are equivalent to $170,975.00 in added value to the city.

In addition to their regular assignments, volunteers helped with a variety of special community events and projects, including GAIN (Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods), vacation watches, keeping department vehicles fueled and cleaned, conducting department tours, assisting with public safety events and presentations, and participating as role players in department training, among other assignments.


The Department exists to provide the highest quality services to Peoria residents. Volunteer must project a positive image and meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have no felony convictions, or misdemeanors involving moral turpitude.
  • Some positions require possession of a valid AZ Driver's License, and have an acceptable driving record, without criminal traffic violations within the last three years.
  • Be available for contact by phone.
  • Successfully pass a background check. The extent may vary depending on the assignment.
  • Be able to donate at least eight hours per month as a volunteer.

Volunteer Assignments 

The Peoria Police Department's Volunteer Program has a wide variety of assignments to choose from, including:

  • Neighborhoods Services Assistant
  • Patrol Service Aide
  • Community Relations Assistant
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Traffic Service Assistant
  • Communications Assistant
  • Victim Advocate

Download Volunteer Program Application


Peoria PD handing out 'report cards' to shoppers Peoria PD saving money by hiring volunteers

Internship Opportunities

In cooperation with local post-secondary learning institutions, the Peoria Police Department places a limited number of qualified interns in a variety of rewarding assignments for the fall, spring, and summer sessions. After contacting the Internship Coordinator at your learning institution, contact the Peoria Police Department Internship Coordinator for current internship openings and information on applying. Call (623) 773-5058 or email to Volunteer Coordinator 

How to Apply

Those interested in volunteering with the Peoria Police Department should contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (623) 773-5058 or send an E-MAIL to Volunteer Coordinator for more information about the program. Interested individuals will be required to complete a Volunteer Application. If it appears there may be an opening, the volunteer coordinator will contact the applicant to arrange a screening interview to determine appropriate placement. If a placement can be made, the applicant is fingerprinted and a background check is conducted as part of the screening process. The assigned supervisor will schedule any required training and arrange for a start date.