Peoria's history, population, vision/mission statements, sustainability efforts, redistricting, and construction projects. Info on the P83 district, 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.

Chapter 20 - Planning and Development 


20-1. Planning and Community development department; establishment.
20-2. Planning and Community development; division managers.
20-3. Reserved.
20-4. Planning and Community Development; position classification plan.
20-5. Reserved.
20-6. Reserved.
20-7. Reserved.
20-8. Reserved.
20-9. Reserved.
20-10. through 20-15. Reserved.
20-16. Planning and Zoning Commission; established.
20-17. Planning and Zoning Commission; members.
20-18. Planning and Zoning Commission; officers.
20-19. Planning and Zoning Commission; meetings.
20-20. Planning and Zoning Commission; powers and duties.
20-21. Land Use Appeals; diminution in value; definitions.
20-22. Land Use Appeals; diminution in value of real property; procedures. 
20-23. Land Use Appeals; diminution in value of real property; hearings; decisions. 
20-24. Land Use Appeals; City Council decision; implementation. 
20-25. through 20-28. Reserved. 
20-29. Development Fees; Infill Incentive Districts; Incentives. 
20-30. Development fees; legislative intent and purpose. 
20-31. Development fees; definitions. 
20-32. Development fees; applicability. 
20-33. Development fees; authority and requirements.
20-34. Development Fees; administration.
20-35. Development fees; land use assumptions. 
20-36. Development fees; Infrastructure Improvement Plan.
20-37. Development fees; adopting infrastructure improvements plan; adopting fees; procedures. 
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            TABLE 20-37(b) 
            TABLE 20-37(c)
            TABLE 20-37(d) 
           TABLE 20-37(e)  
            TABLE 20-37(f)
TABLE 20-37(g)
            TABLE 20-37(h)

20-38. Development fees; updates; schedules. 
20-39. Development fees; collection. 
20-40. Development fees; credits.  
20-41. Development fees; appeals. 
20-42. Development fees; refunds. 
20-43. Development fees; program oversight. 
20-44. Reserved. 
20-45. Reserved.
20-46. Reserved.
20-47. Reserved.
20-48. Reserved 
20-49. Reserved.
20-50. Reserved. 
20-51. Reserved.
20-52. Reserved.
20-53. Reserved.TABLE 20-53(a) RepealedTABLE 20-53(b) RepealedTABLE 20-53(c) Repealed 
20-54. Reserved.
20-55. Reserved.
20-56. Reserved.
20-57. Reserved.
20-58. Reserved.
20-59. Reserved.
20-60. Outdoor Light Control
20-61. Outdoor Light Control; definitions.
20-62. Outdoor light control; general requirements. TABLE 20-60
20-63. Outdoor light control; procedures for compliance.
20-64. Outdoor light control; prohibitions.
20-65. Outdoor light control; permanent exemptions.
20-66. Outdoor light control; temporary exemptions.
20-67. Outdoor light control; penalties
20-68. through 20-69. Reserved.
20-70. Design review; principles and guidelines.
20-71. Design review; process.
20-72. Design review; effect of submittal approval.
20-73. Design review; violations; penalties.
20-74. Design review: appeals.
20-75. Design Review Appeals Board; members; powers and duties. 
20-76. Design Standards Advisory Board; members.
20-77. Design Standards Advisory Board; powers and duties.
20-78. through 20-99. Reserved.
20-100. Neighborhood preservation areas; definitions.
20-101. Necessity; resolution required; neighborhood preservation areas.
20-102. Neighborhood preservation; plan; hearings; adoption.
20-103. Neighborhood preservation; target areas; expiration.
20-104. Neighborhood preservation; powers supplemental.
20-105. through 20-199. Reserved.
20-200. Floodplain management; statutory authorization. 
20-201. Floodplain management; finding of fact. 
20-202. Floodplain management; statement of purpose.
20-203. Floodplain management; methods of reducing flood losses. 
20-204. Reserved.
20-205. Floodplain management; definitions. 
20-206. Floodplain management; Lands to which this ordinance applies. 
20-207. Floodplain management; basis for establishing the areas of special flood hazard. 
20-208. Floodplain management; compliance.
20-209. Floodplain management; abrogation and greater restrictions.  
20-210. Floodplain management; interpretation.
20-211. Floodplain management; disclaimer of liability. 
20-212. Floodplain management; statutory exceptions. 
20-213. Floodplain management; unlawful acts. 
20-214. Floodplain management; declaration of public nuisance statute. 
20-215. Floodplain management; abatement of violations. 
20-216. Floodplain management; severability.
20-217. Reserved. 
20-218. Reserved
20-219. Reserved. 
20-220. Floodplain management; designation of the floodplain administrator.  
20-221. Floodplain management; duties and responsibilities of the floodplain administrator.
20-222. Floodplain management; establishment of development permit.
20-223. Floodplain management; sand and gravel operations.
20-224. Reserved.
20-225. Reserved.
20-226. Reserved. 
20-227. Reserved.
20-228. Reserved.
20-229. Reserved.
20-230. Floodplain management; standards of construction. 
20-231. Floodplain management; standards for storage of materials and equipment. 
20-232. Floodplain management; standards for utilities.
20-233. Floodplain management; additional development standards, including subdivisions.  
20-234. Floodplain management; standards for manufactured homes. 
20-235. Floodplain management; standards for recreational vehicles.   
20-236. Floodplain management; floodways 
20-237. Reserved.  
20-238. Reserved. 
20-239. Reserved.
20-240. Floodplain management; nature of variances.  
20-241. Floodplain management; appeal board. 
20-242. Floodplain management; conditions for variances.  
20-243. through 20-249. Reserved.
20-250. Grading and drainage regulations; purpose.
20-251. Grading and drainage regulations; scope.
20-252. Grading and drainage regulations; administration.
20-253. Grading and drainage regulations; minor variances.
20-254. Grading and drainage regulations; appeals.
20-255. Grading and drainage regulations; permits required and exceptions.
20-256. Grading and drainage regulations; hazardous conditions.
20-257. Grading and drainage regulations; definitions.
20-258. Grading and drainage regulations; permit requirements.
20-259. Grading and drainage regulations; permit limitation and conditions.
20-260. Grading and drainage regulations; denial of permit.
20-261. Grading and drainage regulations; permit fees and plan review fees.
20-262. Grading and drainage regulations; necessity for completion of
grading before occupation of building.

20-263. Grading and drainage regulations; design standards for cuts.
20-264. Grading and drainage regulations; design standards for fills.
20-265. Grading and drainage regulations; design standards for setbacks.
20-266. Grading and drainage regulations; design standards for drainage.
20-267. Grading and drainage regulations; inspections and supervision.
20-268. Grading and drainage regulations; safety precautions.
20-269. Grading and drainage regulations; responsibility of permittee.
20-270. Grading and drainage regulations; modification of approved plan.
20-271. Grading and drainage regulations; completion of work.
20-272. Grading and drainage regulations; Infrastructure Development
Guidelines Manual.

20-273. Grading and drainage regulations; design standards for
on-site retention of storm water.

20-274. Grading and drainage regulations; design standards for
on-lot detention of storm drainage.

20-275. Grading and drainage regulations; hillside lots/mountain preserves.  

20-250. 20-251. 20-252. 20-253. 20-254. 20-255. 20-256. 20-257. 20-258. 20-259. 20-260. 20-261. 20-262. 20-263. 20-264. 20-265. 20-266. 20-267. 20-268. 20-269. 20-270. 20-271. 20-272. 20-273. 20-274. 20-275.