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.

What's New in Tax & License in Peoria? (Most current on top) 

10/20/2014: Licensing for 2015 
 07/1/2014: Tax Rate Change
 04/1/2014: Change of Tax Return reporting Requirements
 08/1/2013: Residential Property Managers
 07/1/2013: Commercial Property Leases
 06/1/2013: Reduction in State TPT rate
 Acquiring an Existing Business?
 Peoria Tax Rates

Food for Home Consumption

(NOT RESTAURANT or non-Food retail)Food for Home Consumption 

Link to: Change to Tax Rate on Retail Food  (effective 7/1/2014)
Link to: Explanation of What is Food for home Consumption - Retail Food

IMPORTANT: Changes to Transaction Privilege Tax (Sales Tax) 
for Arizona cities and the State of Arizona - January 2015 

Click: Changes to local and state taxation in Arizona

Click: Tax Return Reporting Change - Retail Food Sales
In effect 4/1/2014

Click: Peoria Sales Tax Codes and Allowed Deductions









  Click: Property Manager Click Here

Effective August 1, 2013: Special Tax Return Filing for Residential Property Managers 









   Effective July 1, 2013:  Change to commercial property leases: 

As of July 1st, income derived from commercial leases between two businesses with at least 80% common ownership is exempt from transaction privilege tax.  This applies to leases between affiliated companies, businesses, persons or reciprocal insurers if the lessor holds a controlling interest in the lessee or vice versa.   If you have any questions concerning this exemption, please call the Tax and License office at 623-773-7160 or by email to salestax@peoriaAZ.gov. 

See Lease Exemption Page 


Effective June 1, 2013: Reduction in State of Arizona transaction privilege tax rate 

City and State transaction privilege tax rates  

Save Time & Money!  File Tax Returns On-Line 

Enroll In eTax - Existing Peoria Account Holders  

File the City of Peoria Tax Return online

Apply for a City of Peoria Tax License  

Acquiring an Existing Business?  

Click Here For Important Information  

Learn more about taxable business activities - Guidelines/Brochures 

Got Questions? 

email us anytime!  salestax@peoriaAZ.gov 

We'll get back to you, generaly, within 24 business hours.

Need to talk with us?  Call us Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


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Sales Tax Section
8401 W. Monroe St.
Peoria, AZ 85345