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.

Courses and Workshops 

New session of Sustainable University beginning October, 2014 

There is something for everyone at Sustainable University.  Whether you're interested in adding solar to your rooftop, how much to water your landscape, how to start composting or where Peoria's water comes from, we've got you covered. 

2014 Fall Registration Session

Adult Classes - Sustainable University 


Passport to Sustainability – A Sneak Preview  *NEW*
Peoria is committed to sustainability. Get your GREEN passport book at the October sneak preview and come see what the City is doing enhance Peoria’s quality of life. Find out about the City’s Sustainability Action Plan and recent successes. Get a sneak preview of this fall’s Sustainable U workshop lineup and learn how to get entered into several drawings for great prizes.
Saturday, October 4: 10:00 a.m. – noon. (1 class) This class has expired for this year 
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center 
Course Barcode:  81058

Learn more about the Passport to Sustainability and the prize level eligibility.

Compostaje Casero *NUEVO*
A través de esta clase aprenderá a hacer su propio abono utilizando el proceso natural de compostaje casero. Compostaje es la descomposición de materiales orgánicos como frutas, verduras, pasto y hojas produciendo un fertilizante natural llamado “compost.” Participantes recibirán gratis un bote para la colección de verduras de la cocina. 
This class has expired for this year
Age: 18 and up
Location: Community Center
Course Barcose:  81057

 Fall & Winter Color Splashes for Desert Landscapes
Add splashes of vibrant color to your cool season landscape with blooms, foliage, and more. Gather ideas from this informative presentation, and take home a useful plant list to use in your design.
This class has expired for this year
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  81051

Container Gardening *NEW*
Whether you have limited space, poor soil, or problems with gophers and other pests, container gardening is an alternative solution to planting directly in the ground. In this class we will explore different types of planting containers including ones you can make yourself.
Wednesday, October 15: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  81056 

Homeowners Tree Care Workshop
Learn the fundamentals of proper tree installation, initial care, growth, development and benefit of trees for the homeowner and the community. At the completion of the class, you will receive a free desert-adapted tree to take home.
Saturday, October 18: 8:00 a.m. – noon (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Development and Community Services Building
Course Barcode:  80819

Sustainable Water Supplies: The Life Cycle of Urban Water   

This class is designed to explain where the City's water comes from, and how it is treated and distributed to our customers who simply turn on their taps. Then once it is washed or flushed down the drain, where does it go? Does it get back into the water supply? What about storm water; is it treated? Learn why there's a finite amount of water and how we can all be better stewards of its use and reuse.
Wednesday, October 22: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  81055 

Desert Landscape Watering
Improper watering can lead to stress, disease, or even death of some plants, not to mention high water bills! Learn how much water plants really need; Different types of irrigation systems; And how to set your irrigation controller for maximum efficiency - particularly in the desert southwest. Attendees will receive a Landscape Watering by the Numbers with a Landscape Watering Guidelines card.
Wednesday, October 29: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  80794 

The Dirt on Composting
Did you know that approximately 21% of all municipal waste is food? Composting is the ‘black gold’ essential to successful gardening. Compost improves soil texture and adds necessary nutrients. Discover how easy it is to produce your own magical soil amendment and save space in our landfills. Participants will receive a free food waste container for your kitchen.
Wednesday, November 5: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  80787

Wildflowers for your Desert Garden
Fall is the perfect time to plant annual wildflower seed for a spectacular spring bloom in your landscape. Learn which annuals do best in our area, and how to combine them with perennial plants for the most impact. Get your ideas flowing and prepare for the fall planting season!
Wednesday, November 12: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  81054 

APS Energy Efficiency Workshop
Did you know that by implementing a few easy tips, you can reduce your home's energy costs! Learn how, from an APS field representative. Freebies and rebates - Discover various incentives available to help you improve your home's energy efficiency! Win one of several *free* Energy Efficiency Starter Kits, raffled off during this informative presentation.
Saturday, November 15: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  80759 

Organic Gardening *NEW*
Learn about the principals and practices of organic gardening. It covers both the use of "organic" materials and the use of "organic" cultural practices. The class series is not so much "anti-chemical" as it is "pro" gardening in an environmentally friendly manner.
Wednesday, November 19: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  81053

Recycle? Upcycle! *NEW*
Learn the ins and outs of recycling in Peoria and take a video tour of the Materials Recovery Facility. Make and take activity stations will introduce you to “plarn” and gift ideas using recycled materials.
Wednesday, December 3: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 16 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  81052 

Going Solar 101
Learn everything you need to know about how to go solar today and in the future. This interactive class will cover the basics of a solar photovoltaic system, how it works, and what incentives are available. Got questions? We'll have answers!
Saturday, December 6: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 16 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center
Course Barcode:  80810 

All classes are free, but registration is required. 

Ready to register? 

Please call 623-773-7137 or visit the RecConnect online registration site  

 Click here to view the course list in PDF format 

Sustainable University