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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.

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City Manager’s Message on Diversity and Inclusion

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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.

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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.

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A listing of area hotels, motels and RV Parks, listed by distance from the Peoria Sports Complex.

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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. 

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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.

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City Code for Residents


City of Peoria Arizona City Code (1992).
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  Chapter 1 General Provisions    1 1.  How Code designated and cited. 1 2.  Rules of construction and definitions. 1 3.  Catchlines of sections, effect of history notes, and references in Code. 1 4.  Effect of repeal of ordinance.
  Chapter 2 Administration    2 1. Numbering ordinances and resolutions. 2 2. Reserved. 2 3. Travel and expense reimbursement. 2 4. Reserved through 2 15. 2 16. City Council meeting schedules. 2 17. Mayor pro tem. 2 18. Council
  Chapter 3 Alcoholic Beverages    3 1. Alcoholic beverages business succession and liability. 3 2. Reserved. 3 3. Alcoholic beverages temporary or permanent extension of licensed premises. 3 4. through 3 9. Reserved.
  Chapter 4  Animals    4 1.  Definitions. 4 2.  Powers and duties of enforcement agent. 4 3.  Confinement of animals in motor vehicles responsibility of persons authorization for peace         officer or enforcement agent to enter vehicle. 4 4. 
  Chapter 5 Buildings and Building Regulations    5 1. Building official. 5 2. Right of way infringements. 5 3. Dwelling Unit Security Provisions. 5 4. International Property Maintenance Code Adopted and Amended. 5 5. Repealed. 5 6. Standard Specifications
  Chapter 6 Cable Communication Systems    6 1.   Definitions. 6 2.   through 6 4. Reserved 6 5.   License to operate required. 6 6.   Failure to have license violation. 6 7.   Authorization to engage in business. 6 8.   Limitations of
  Chapter 7 Civil Emergencies, Emergency Services, Etc.    7 1. Emergency Services definitions. 7 2. Emergency Services purposes. 7 3. Civil preparedness organization and director disaster plan. 7 4. Emergency Services mutual aid. 7 5. Violation of mayor's emergency
  Chapter 8 Elections    8 1. Elections candidate filing requirements deadlines. 8 2. Elections deemed elected primary and general elections. 8 3. Council districts, establishment. 8 4. Elections district boundaries apportionment. 8 5. District boundaries. 8 6. Elections primary
  Chapter 9 Fire Prevention and Protection    9 1. Fire Department establishment. 9 2. Fire Department division managers. 9 3. Fire Department fire chief, powers, and duties. 9 4. Fire Department position classification plan. 9 5. Fire Department pension
  Chapter 10 Library    10 1. through 10 15. Reserved. 10 16. Library Board created. 10 17. Library Board members. 10 18. Library Board officers. 10 19. Library Board meetings. 10 20. Library Board functions.
  Chapter 11 Licenses, Taxation and Miscellaneous Business Regulations    11 1. Massage Definitions. 11 2. Massage code administrator duties, appeals. 11 3. Massage establishments therapists new license application fee. 11 4. Massage therapist massage establishment new license application contents.
City Code: Chapter 12 - Sales Tax Code
  Chapter 13 Miscellaneous Provisions and Offenses    13 1.   Damaging trains, jumping off railroad cars, etc. 13 2.   Offensive premises agricultural sales and cultivation penalties therefore. 13 3.   Misconduct involving weapons in city buildings, penalties. 13 4.   Forfeiture of
  Chapter 14 Motor Vehicles and Traffic    14 1. Definitions. 14 2. Compliance. 14 3. Violations. 14 4. Liability for damage to street. 14 5. Obedience to policemen or firemen. 14 6. Reserved. 14 7. Motor Vehicles traffic safety
  Chapter 15 Municipal Court    15 1. Municipal Court appointment, term of Municipal Judge. 15 2. Municipal Court removal of municipal judges. 15 3. Municipal Court appointment of assistant municipal judges, judges pro tempore, court administrator, civil hearing officer,
  Chapter 16 Municipal Special Events    Sections of this chapter are still under construction. In the interim, please contact Kathy Abdo at the City of Peoria Attorney's Office at 623 773 7365, if you require further assistance with this
  Chapter 17 Nuisances    17 1. Public Nuisances purpose and scope. 17 2. Public Nuisances definitions. 17 3. Public Nuisances prohibitions. 17 4. Public Nuisances enforcement. 17 5. through 17 20. Reserved. 17 21. Reserved. 17 22. Reserved. 17
  Chapter 18 Parks and Recreation    18 1. Community Services Department establishment. 18 2. Community Services Department division managers. 18 3. Repealed. 18 4. Community Services Department position classification plan. 18 5. through 18 15. Reserved. 18 16. Parks
  Chapter 19 Personnel    19 1. Human resources department establishment. 19 2. Reserved. 19 3. Human resources department position classification plan. 19 4. through 19 13. Reserved. 19 14. System Established. 19 15. Personnel rules for persons exempt from
  Chapter 20 Planning and Development    20 1. Community development department establishment. 20 2. Community development division managers. 20 3. Reserved. 20 4. Community Development position classification plan. 20 5. Reserved. 20 6. Reserved. 20 7. Reserved. 20 8.
  Chapter 21 Police    21 1. through 21 15. Reserved. 21 16. Created composition personnel. 21 17. Departmental rules and regulations. 21 18. Duties of the Police Department. 21 19. Unarmed police assistants. 21 20. Traffic investigators. 21 21.
  Chapter 22 Solid Waste    22 1. Solid waste definitions. 22 2. Hauling solid waste. 22 3. Spilled refuse. 22 4. Dumping refuse. 22 5. Use of another's containers. 22 6. Unobstructed passage in streets and alleys. 22 7.
  Chapter 23 Streets, Sidewalks and Public Improvements    23 1. Public Works superintendent of streets, designation 23 2. Department of public works and engineering establishment. 23 3. Engineering superintendent of streets city engineer designation. 23 5. Obstruction of streets.
  Chapter 24 Subdivisions    24 1. Minor land divisions definitions. 24 2. Minor land divisions review process. 24 3. Minor land divisions pre application process. 24 4. Minor land divisions submittal and improvement requirements. 24 5. Minor land divisions
  Chapter 25 Water, Sewers and Sewage Disposal   Administrative General 25 1. Water definitions. 25 2. Water code part of water service contract. 25 3. Water applicability. 25 4. Water liability of City limited. 25 5. Water turn offs
City Code Supplements   This page is for those users who retain a physical copy of the City of Peoria City Code. A suppliment is a compilation of several code amending ordinances. These suppliments are created on a quarterly basis,
City Code Updates and Amendments Code Amending Ordinances     A code amending ordinance is an ordinance that changes the intent or a specific area of the City of Peoria City Code.  These ordinances are approved by Council with an effective date contained therein.  The code amending ordinances listed below
  1977 Code Comparative Table    1977 Code Section 1992 Code Section art. 1 1, art. 1 2 1 1, 1 2 art. 1 3 1 2 art. 1 5, art. 1 6 1 3, 1 4 art. 1 7
  Code Comparative Table 1992 Code    January 1, 1992 Code Section New Section 1992 Code 2 52 2 125 2 151 2 155 2 154 2 158 2 166 2 165 2 168 2 166 2 169 2 167
  Code Comparative Table Ordinances    This table gives the location within this Code of those ordinances adopted since the 1977 Code, as updated through December 31, 1990, which are included herein.  Ordinances adopted prior to such date were incorporated
  State Law Reference Table   This table shows the location within this Charter and Code, either in the text or notes following the text, of references to the Arizona Revised Statutes.   The table has been amended in the
  Appendix A Franchises    Appendix Number Appendix Title    05 68  Southwest Gas Franchise Ordinance 05 69  Arizona Public Service Franchise Ordinance