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.

Composting for ResidentsCompost

Did you know that food scraps and yard waste make up approximately 25% of total residential waste?  You can reduce the amount of waste you send to area landfills by composting this waste and creating nutrient rich soil additive - a natural fertilizer.  It isn't difficult either.  Just read through the information provided here and download the Backyard Composting instructions and you're all set.  As always, feel free to contact us with questions.

Things You'll Need:

  • Enclosures / Piles - Take the time to consider your options when considering a compost bin or compost pile.  Do you have pets in the area?  If so, you'll probably want a bin that can be closed.  This reduces the possibility of your pet getting into the decomposing food scraps.  Cost is also an issue to consider.  Many retailers offer compost bins or enclosures that vary in cost.  In addition, many homeowners opt to construct their own bin or enclosure.    Whatever enclosure you choose make sure that it allows for proper airflow as discussed in the downloadable Backyard Composting instructions. 
  • Space - How much space do you have?  If you're limited on space you may want to start with a small bin.  If you have a lot of space you may also generate more yard waste than a bin can handle and need more space for a pile.  Regardless of your choice of either a bin or pile, you want to select a dry location that receives at least part shade during the day.  You'll also need a water source or hose nearby. 
  • Compostable Material - the general rule of thumb is that you'll need two to three times as much brown material (dry yard waste, leaves, small branches, and straw) to green material (fruit and vegetable scraps, fresh leaves or garden prunings, coffee grounds, and tea bags).  The downloadable Backyard Composting instructions provide greater detail.

Get Started!Compost_kitchen scrap bin

Get started now by downloading the Backyard Composting instructions HERE

Contact Information 

Rebecca Borquez, Environmental Resources Coordinator

Towanda Heape, Administrative Assistant II