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.

Self-Certification Pilot Program

The Self-Certification Pilot Program for Building Tenant Improvement Permits is another way in which the City of Peoria is committed to enhancing customer service for our building community, while ensuring safety standards remain our number one priority.

The Self-Certification Pilot Program benefits….

  • Eliminates building plan review for Licensed Design Professionals who qualify for the program 
  • Faster permit process for eligible projects, building permits can be issued within three business days
  • Focus on safety – Certified pros take responsibility for and certify projects compliance with building code, standards, and ordinances

Eligible Projects

Tenant improvement projects for non-residential occupancies EXCLUDING buildings or portions of buildings:

  1. Exceeding two stories in height
  2. Exceeding 15,000 square feet in area
  3. Including any "H" occupancy

How do I become certified?

Pass and maintain Building Plans Examiner Certification from the International Code Council. For more information on how to register for the examination visit: www.iccsafe.org/certification/pages/default.aspx

Arizona Licensed Design Professionals must attend a Self-Certification training class offered by the City of Phoenix. For information on how to register for this training visit: phoenix.gov/pdd/topics/scp.html

Once you are certified….

Once certified, you must complete and provide the required forms necessary for Counter Intake Submittal. Providing all items are received and complete, your permit will be issued within 3 business days.

Information handouts and forms are available for download below:

Building Self-Certification Overview Building Plan Submittal Checklist
Self-Certification Permit ApplicationOwner /Tenant Certification Statement
Hold Harmless & Recordation DocumentProfessional of Record Statement
Structural Peer Review CertificateSelf-Certification Permit Process
Critical Life & Health Safety Handout 
Looking For a Self-Certified Professional

Businesses looking to hire a Self-Certified Professional can find a complete list at phoenix.gov/pdd/topics/scp.html.

Contact Us

Economic Development Services
Building Development
9875 N. 85th Avenue, 1st floor
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 773-7225