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.


Wild West Dancers 

Expand your horizons!  Registration deadline is one week prior to the first day of any class. Classes take place at the Center unless otherwise noted.

Some of the following classes are available for registration on-line through RecConnect.  For additional fitness classes, click on Health & Fitness.

Driver Safety Sponsored by AARP
4 hour defensive driving course for adults 50 years of age and older is offered monthly. Click on the title above to see dates and times and register online.

Mondays: ongoing  8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
$25 for a 4-class punch card.
Ceramics is a fun and relaxing hobby. Class is open-entry, open-exit. Briing your own supplies or purchase them from the instructor.

Firearms Classes
Our Intro to Firearms classes will resume in January 2015 with series of classes: Handgun Selection and Range Protocol, six Fundamentals of Marksmanship and Gun Cleaning, Maintenance and Storage. Click on the link above to register with Recconnect, or click here for the detailed flyer. The next Firearms classes are TBD.

Line Dance I 
We offer two levels of line dance classes, from the most basic steps to more complex dances. Click the title above to check them out or register online.

$5 per class; $50/10 class punch card; $25/5 class punch card

Line Dance II 
We offer two levels of line dance classes, from the most basic steps to more complex dances. Click the title above to check them out or register online.

$5 per class; $50/10 class punch card; $25/5 class punch card 

Computer Classes
Do you need some computer skills? Take any of our introduction to computer classes listed below! Space is limited, pre-registration is required.
Location Community Center


Basic Computer Functions 
Internet, Email and More

AARP Driver Safety Program
This defensive driving course is offered monthly.  Bring a check payable to AARP the first day of class.
Fee  AARP Members $12 Non-Members $14

A fun and relaxing hobby, Ceramics is open-entry, open-exit and good for all skill levels.  Bring your own supplies or purchase from instructor, Betty Phillips. 
Location Community Center
$25/ 4 class punch card
Mondays (ongoing) 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Intoduction to One Stroke Painting
Learn the popular method of "One Stroke" painting created by Donna Dewberry, as taught by Certified Instructor, Sheila Cohen. Beginners will learn the basic skills of creating professional painting projects.  "One Stroke" painting is a very easy technique that concentrates on loading your brush with multiple acrylic paint colors, then blending and shading in One Stroke.
Location Community Center
Fee  $10
Course                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           October 1st                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Wednesdays
One Stroke Painting-Level One
Take the Intorduction class to another Level.  This Level I class taught by Certified Instructor, Sheila Cohen, builds on the skills that were taught in the Introduction class. A $40 painting kit will be required.  Kit includes brushes, paints, educational material and all you will need for your at home practice and all classes.  Purchase from instructor (cash only) at first class.
Location Community Center
Fee  $55

One Stroke Painting-Level Two
One Stroke Painting, Level II, as taught by Certified Instructor, Sheila Cohen. Improve your "One Stroke" skills of creating professional painting projects. Beginning, Level I, One Stroke Painting is a pre-requsite for this class.
Location  Community Center
Fee  $55

One Stroke Painting Project Classes
Continue your painting journey.  These special project classes will complete and entire project during the course of one class period.   Participants must have completed or be currently enrolled in Level I to participate.  Must bring your own supplies.
Location  Community Center
Fee  $18



Community Center/Senior Adult Program Staff 

Paula Considine, CTRS, CPRP, Recreation Supervisor
Bill Moss, Recreation Coordinator
Peoria Community Center
8335 W. Jefferson
Peoria, AZ 85345
Phone: 623-773-7436

Email: communitycenter@peoriaaz.gov