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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.

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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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

City of Peoria Press Release



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City of Peoria and BioACCEL Hire Director For BioINSPIRE

After a nationwide search, BioAccel and the city of Peoria announced today that incubator industry veteran Thomas G. Rainey has been named Director of the new Bioinspire medical device focused incubator program in Peoria

8/15/2012

After a nationwide search, BioAccel and the city of Peoria announced today that incubator industry veteran Thomas G. Rainey has been named Director of the new Bioinspire medical device focused incubator program in Peoria. This city of Peoria-funded program is managed by BioAccel in a unique collaboration to foster high-technology medical device entrepreneurship and economic development. The real estate component of this initiative is managed by Peoria-based Plaza Companies, a leader in development and management of bioscience facilities. For the past 23 years, Rainey has provided new venture development services as the developer and director of business incubators and economic development programs across the country.

Rainey was first recruited to Arizona in December 2006 to develop and manage Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NACET) in Flagstaff. At the same time, he developed Northern Arizona University�s technology commercialization program and an Angel Investor and Mentor Networks matching client companies with critical seed capital and business expertise. In 2009, Rainey joined Motor Excellence, LLC, an incubator based start-up company in Flagstaff where he supported the start-up of a new company commercializing novel motor technology for a range of mobility, robotic and medical device applications. Motor Excellence was recently acquired by a venture fund.

Prior to his move to Arizona, Rainey served as president of the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies based in Burlington, Vermont and was instrumental in the development of Dartmouth College�s Regional Technology Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Rainey managed the St. Louis Enterprise Center program from 1993-1998 and has developed several bioscience initiatives nationwide as a consultant.

�Tom brings broad experience working with technology-based businesses, entrepreneurs and public officials,� said BioAccel CEO MaryAnn Guerra. �His knowledge of economic development, real estate and technology commercialization will be a great asset to Bioinspire, BioAccel�s programs and to the region. Tom has managed both university affiliated business incubators and NASA affiliated technology incubator programs in Florida. His background and international experience bodes well for our relationship with future academic partners, entrepreneurs and the venture capital community.�

Bioinspire is designed to foster and facilitate the development of high-technology medical device technologies and companies as well as to accelerate the development of products and spin-off companies based on research conducted at other public and private institutions around the valley. The goal of Bioninspire is to create knowledge industry jobs and entrepreneurial wealth by promoting the launch of viable new businesses. The newly renovated 6,800 square foot facility is located on the Plaza Del Rio Campus in Peoria and features individual and common laboratories, ten offices, and shared support services. The program will be announcing it first slate of client companies in September and will hold a Grand Opening event on September 25.

Scott Whyte, city of Peoria Economic Development Services Director added, �I�m most delighted to have Tom Rainey, with all of his energy and experience, on board to lead us in this exciting arena of biomedical business development. The next several years should be stimulating and productive as the city continues to execute its Economic Development Implementation Strategy and the state as a whole implement the Arizona Bioscience Roadmap. Tom�s experience with local community economic development is in total alignment with our strategic plans and we look forward to tapping into that knowledge base."