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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.

Reclaimed Water - The "Right Water for the Right Use"

Reclaimed water, sometimes called recycled water, is treated wastewater from a water reclamation facility (WRF) that meetsReclaimed Water Signage the water quality standards suitable for beneficial purposes. Direct reuse and aquifer recharge of reclaimed water is essential for sustainability and water conservation and in the City of Peoria’s case, contributes to a significant portion of the City’s renewable water portfolio. 

When wastewater has undergone secondary (or biological) treatment, filtration, disinfection, and meets certain water quality standards, it is classified as Class A reclaimed water. All of the City’s WRFs, including Butler Drive, Beardsley and Jomax, produce HIGHLY treated reclaimed water, classified as A+, because the plants have additional processes that remove nitrogen compounds well below the drinking water limit of 10 mg/L.

Monitoring and testing are routinely performed to ensure the quality of reclaimed water is compliant with all water quality and safety regulations. As with drinking water (potable water), the quality of reclaimed water is regulated by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department. Although reclaimed water is of high quality, it is not designed to meet all of the drinking water standards. However, Class A+ water is the highest water quality criteria established by ADEQ so that incidental contact poses no significant health concern for humans or animals. 

 Water Reuse in North Peoria

The first direct water reuse system in Peoria was constructed in northern Peoria's Vistancia development.  There, reclaimed water is distributed to golf courses, common areas,roadside landscaping, and park areas through the purple pipe system.  The decorative lakes in the area act as retention basins for reclaimed water so that it can be stored until it is needed.  All areas using reclaimed water are clearly marked by signs like those shown below.

Reclaimed water in northern Peoria is treated to A+ standards, the safest and highest quality standard for reclaimed water, at the City's Jomax Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) located near the intersection of Jomax Road and El Mirage Road. 

Water Reuse in South Peoria

Wastewater from South Peoria is treated at the City's Butler WRF located near Butler Drive and 79th Avenue is also Reclaimed Water Jomax WRFtreated to A+ standards, the safest and highest quality standard possible, and distributed through a purple pipe system to roadside landscaping, HOA landscape areas, the entire City Hall campus, the City's municipal car wash, and the City's newest community park, Pioneer Park, which will include an urban fishing lake consisting of reclaimed water.

Safety of Reclaimed Water

Monitoring and testing are routinely performed to ensure the quality of reclaimed water is compliant with water quality regulations.  As with drinking water, the quality of reclaimed water is regulated by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).  Although reclaimed water is of high quality, it is not treated to drinking water standards.  While reclaimed water is not intended for drinking or swimming, it is completely safe to use for irrigation in parks and common areas as well as the many other uses listed above.  The water is treated to the highest water quality criteria established by ADEQ so that contact or accidental ingestion poses no significant concern for humans or animals. 

 

Additional Educational Resources for Reclaimed Water

  • Water ReuseThe majority of the world's population drinks from rivers and streams that have received discharges from upstream users. In most of the industrialized developed world, there are treated wastewater discharges that become a source of drinking water supply for downstream users. It is nothing new. We've been doing it for centuries. What is new is that today's technology makes it cleaner and safer. Water reuse is the key to a sustainable future.  Click on the WateReuse Association's video to the right to learn more about water reuse and its increasing importance. 

  • Another great resource for reclaimed water is athirstyplanet.com.  Click on the link to visit their website or take a look at their video on reclaimed water here.Water Conservation - A Thirsty Planet

 

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  • Click HERE to visit the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) reclaimed website for more information on treatment standards and permitting.

 

Contact Information

Robin Bain 
Environmental Resources Manager
623-773-7213 

Dina Kruse
Administrative Assistant II
623-773-7561