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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 the Sister Cities program.

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.

City of Peoria Press Release



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Peoria Fire Chief Selection

Former Phoenix Assistant Fire Chief will fill vacant position for city.

6/6/2012

City Manager Carl Swenson announced today that Bobby Ruiz, a former Assistant Fire Chief for the Phoenix Fire Department, is his selection to become the new Fire Chief for the city of Peoria. Ruiz has more than 35 years firefighter experience, all with Phoenix. He will be presented to the Peoria City Council at their June 19th City Council Meeting for conformation.

 Still with "a lot of gas in the tank," Ruiz will take over a position which has had an interim leader since November when then Fire Chief Thomas Solberg resigned following a dispute with the state retirement system.

 "Peoria is a good fit," said Ruiz.  "I've researched some of the issues that the Peoria Fire Department has and they are very doable. They have great people and they are very well-trained."

Peoria did a focused search with the help of California-based firm Bob Murray & Associates, and invited four finalists to Peoria to interview with the City’s executive team.

 "We are very fortunate to have someone of the caliber of Chief Ruiz to lead our Fire Department," Swenson said. "He brings a wealth of experience, and expertise in Fire management, leadership, and Emergency Medical service delivery."

 Ruiz retired from the Phoenix Fire Department in December, 2011. He began his career as a firefighter in 1974 and rose to the rank of Assistant Fire Chief in 2007. In addition to his firefighting career, Ruiz has been an associate professor at Arizona State University for 13 years.

 One of the goals of the new Fire Chief is to build onto the outreach programs already established by the Fire Department. "My whole life I have been very involved with the community and plan to stay involved with the community that I serve," said Ruiz.

 In addition, Ruiz plans to continue his strong relationship with the Automatic Aid Consortium, which is a 28 city and jurisdiction program where the closest most appropriate fire service resource is dispatched regardless of jurisdictional boundaries. Ruiz is one of the original designers of the program.

Ruiz earned his Bachelor's degree in organizational management from University of Phoenix and a master's in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Ruiz starts his duties as Fire Chief for the Peoria Fire Department in early July and his salary will be $145,000.