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Latest Planning and Zoning News

Sign Code Update
On March 6, 2018, the City of Peoria Mayor and Council voted to adopt a new City Code Chapter 21-827, otherwise known as the Sign Code. The update helps to achieve a balance with business needs and aesthetics, while meeting legal requirements. Additionally, the regulations have been reformatted to increase usability and functionality.

The new Sign Code regulations will take effect April 12, 2018 and can be downloaded here: Case TA16-0001 Sign Code Amendment

Previous Standards:
21-827 through 21-855, Sign Code – Standards repealed as of March 6, 2018: Rescinded Sign Code

Quick Fact Sheets For the New Code:
Peoria Sign Code FAQs (PDF)
New Sign Code Requirements - Yard Sale/Garage Sale (PDF)
New Sign Code Requirements - Selling, Leasing, or Renting a Property (PDF)

*More Fact Sheets Coming Soon

Planning Case Mapping Application
Interactive Case Mapping application. If you would like assistance in learning how to utilize this map, please contact Jason Cleghorn at or at 623-773-7514.

Interested in Peoria's Demographical and Statistical Information?
For census information about our City, please visit the United States Census Bureau.

Sonoran Preservation Program (Open Space)
Learn about the Peoria Sonoran Preservation Program. View or save the final adopted Sonoran Preservation Program document (PDF).

Community Assistance News

Upcoming Peoria SUPPORT Classes

Apr. 27, 2018 - Fair Housing Opportunities:  50 Years and Counting!

Apr. 28, 2018 - Family Trauma - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

For more information, please visit the Peoria SUPPORT homepage.

Upcoming HOA Academy and Classes


May 10, 2018 - 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Emerging Trends in the Community Association Industry and All About Financials       


Feb/Mar 2019 (more info to come in Jan 2019)

For more information, please visit the HOAs and Neighborhoods page.

Next Neighborhood Pride Event

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at 7:00 am in the Braemar Neighborhood.

For more information, please visit the Assistance Programs page

About the Planning and Community Development Department

The Planning and Community Development Department is responsible for establishing short and long-range development standards, Housing Services, Peoria Support, the Neighborhood Pride Program, implementation and administration of city zoning, planning, and development policies. The Department also provides staff support for the City Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustments, Design Review Board, and the Historic Preservation Commission.

Contact Information

9875 N. 85th Avenue, 1st floor
Peoria, AZ 85345

Hours of Operation: Monday thru Thursday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (closed Fridays).


Chris Jacques
Planning and Community Development Director

Jason Cleghorn
Community Development Coordinator

Della Ernest
Executive Assistant