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.

24-Month Council Policy Goals 
Positioning Ourselves For The Future


Click here to download the 24-Month Council Policy Goals in PDF format.

Community Building: Preserve and Expand Our Quality of Life

Arts / Culture – citywide analysis/balanced events throughout the city

Parks & Recreation – balanced amenities throughout all of peoria, right-of-way improvements

Quality Neighborhoods / Revitalization of Our Older Neighborhoods / Old Town / Arrowhead Entertainment District – enhance marketing and way-finding signage, utilize vacant city facilities, street maintenance

Community Oriented Services Including Police and Fire – maintain the newer neighborhoods so they don’t fall into disrepair, as well as maintaining the older neighborhoods, look into the needs of the communities further north of downtown

Expand Civic and Not-For-Profit Partnerships – share facilities with social service organizations and better coordination/communication of social services available to the public

Enhance Our Current Services

Our City Organizational Culture

Business Model for the Future – Business friendly 

  • Complete analysis and present to council improvements to permitting, including self certification and “24 hour city” model 
  •  IT enhancements with planning, zoning and permitting,  use technology to enhance

IT Backup Systems Off-Site

  • Disaster recovery plan

Cost-effective Service Delivery

Next Generation of Recycling – Green waste/organic waste

Continue Energy Reduction Programs and Pursue Leed Standards for City Facilities

Peoria is the Employer Of Choice

Use Technology to Enhance and Streamline Services

Aggressive Pursuit of Grant Opportunities

Preserve Our Natural Environment

Land Banking for Parks and Open Space

Incorporate Open Space into Our Built Environment

Total Planning

Employment / Jobs / Corridor

Mix Of Living Environments


Prudent Fiscal Stewardship

Broad Internet Access

Sustainability Action Plan - Cost-effective Green Development

Traffic Study – Keep 83rd Avenue open through Old Town

Multi-Modal Transportation Infrastructure

Economic Development

State, National And The Pacific Rim, International

Analysis – Look at Resources to Expand ED Outreach, Adding Onsite Personnel in California and México

Continue Focus On Downtown – Building Reuse Analysis

  • Wal-mart, Smitty’s and what to do with old city buildings
  • Washington Street – focused analysis of old buildings
  • Fill vacant/underutilized buildings in Old Town – Washington Street

Partner With Economic Development Groups Like GPEC

Assess New Models For Economic Development

Partner With State Lands

Support the Mission of Luke Air Force Base

Strengthen Sister Cities Relationships; Add an Asian City

University / Higher Education Strategy

Health Care Strategy 

Leadership and Image

Locally And Regionally

Within The State

Community Relations

Become A Major Player

Peoria As A Destination

Marketing Campaign Promoting Peoria

  • Regional Promotion – Letters to editor, press releases, etc.  
  • External Marketing – advertising to targeted markets such as Southern California as part of our economic development strategy