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Peoria's history, population, vision/mission statements, sustainability efforts, redistricting, and construction projects. Info on 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.

Public Hearings  

Upcoming Meetings and Archives 

  Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Packet for 10/16/14
 Archived Meeting Packets 

The following bodies hold public hearings and are involved in the planning and zoning process.

City Council 

Membership 

Legislative authority is vested in a six-member council and the mayor. The council members are elected for four-year terms on a staggered basis. The mayor is elected at-large for a four-year term. The six (6) other Council members shall be elected from each of six geographic districts within the City of Peoria. The Districts shall be established by the City Council and shall contain a substantially equal number of total population.

Authority 

Pursuant to provisions of the Peoria City Charter and limitations imposed by the State of Arizona, the Peoria City Council is vested with all the powers of the City.

General Powers and Duties 

The organization, powers, and duties of the City Council shall be as prescribed in Article II of the City Charter with all amendments thereof. The Council exercises broad approval authority and approves many types of land-use proposals contained in this ordinance. The Council has the power to create or abolish boards, commissions, or committees and may grant to them such powers and duties as are consistent with the provisions of the City Code.

Planning and Zoning Commission 

Membership 

The Planning and Zoning Commission shall be composed of seven members and one alternate who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council in accordance with the provisions of the City Code.

General Powers and Duties 

The Planning and Zoning Commission acts as an advisory board to the City Council on land use and zoning matters. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall hold public hearings as required by law and make recommendations to the City Council on all matters concerning or relating to General Plan amendments, zoning district map amendments, zoning ordinance text amendments, and other matters affecting land use and development within the City.

Board of Adjustment 

Membership 

The Board of Adjustment shall be composed of five (5) members and one alternate who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council.

General Powers and Duties 

The Board of Adjustment shall hear and decide appeals from decisions of the Community Development Department concerning the interpretation of provisions of this Ordinance and minor variances; shall hear appeals from decisions of administrative hearing officers; shall act on applications for temporary use permits and variances (other than those variances determined to be minor); and shall exercise such other powers as granted by Council.