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Latest Planning and Zoning News

Help Shape Peoria's Future

The City of Peoria is currently updating its General Plan, which sets the community's vision for the next 10 to 20 years and beyond.

This comprehensive document guides all aspects of the city such as growth, redevelopment, economic development, city services, parks and open space, health and safety, public facilities, the natural environment and more. The public is invited to help shape Peoria’s future and be part of the General Plan Update.

Get Involved!

For more information about Peoria's update to its General Plan go to

Planning Case Mapping Application

Click to launch Planning and Community Development's new 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.

Sign Code Modernization Project

A copy of the PowerPoint presentation is available here (PDF)

Public engagement will be encouraged through the use of updates and public comment options on the Planning Division’s webpage as well as through other media outlets. For more information, or to provide comment on this project, please contact Melissa Sigmund at

Sonoran Preservation Program (Open Space)

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

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