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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.

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

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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.

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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. 

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.

The Peoria Sports Complex is home to the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners during spring training, and many other events throughout the year.

City of Peoria Press Release



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Peoria City Council Receives Proposed Budget

$455 million Budget is 15 Percent Less Than Previous Year

4/6/2010

PEORIA, Ariz. (April 6, 2010) – The Peoria City Council received the proposed Fiscal Year 2011 Budget at a study session on Tuesday. The total proposed budget is $455 million, a 15 percent reduction from the previous fiscal year, but contains no cuts to core citizen services nor any increases to taxes, fees or utility rates.

“Peoria remains in strong financial shape,” said City Manager Carl Swenson. “Thanks to an organizational focus on improving efficiency, we have closed a $7.5 million gap between next fiscal year’s projected expenditures and revenues without significantly affecting any services to the community.”

Much of the savings is from a substantial reduction in the city workforce. The budget proposal reduces staffing by 59 positions, but only seven of those are currently filled. The city once again hopes to place those individuals elsewhere in the organization, similar to last year when 66 positions were eliminated, but only one employee was not offered a different position in the city.

No changes to the number of sworn police officers or fire fighters are proposed.

The proposed $455 million Fiscal Year 2011 budget comprises a $204.1 million operating budget, a $139.3 million capital improvement program, $57.4 million for debt service and a $54.2 million contingency appropriation.

Priority areas within the proposed budget include:

  • Neighborhoods: funding is included to continue the successful Neighborhood Pride and Neighborhood Grant programs, as well as for small capital projects that enhance neighborhood livability and several neighborhood park improvements;

  • Youth and Recreation: youth recreation and childcare programs will be maintained without increasing fees;

  • Economic Development: money to strengthen business attraction and retention efforts is included as is funding to advance the recent master plans for the Old Town and Sports Complex/Entertainment District areas;

  • Capital Improvements: thanks to aggressive pursuit of federal grants and regional funding for capital projects, Peoria has advanced construction of several key projects including Community Park Number Two (south of 83rd and Olive avenues) and the Agua Fria Truck Route.

The proposed budget will be reviewed in open study sessions by the Peoria City Council on April 22, April 25 and if needed, April 30. Each of those meetings will be at 4 p.m. in the Public Safety Administration Building Peoria Room (2nd floor), 8351 W. Cinnabar Avenue. The meetings will also stream live at www.peoriaaz.gov/channel11 and appear live on Peoria Channel 11.