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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.

VII. Water Use Restriction Plan by Water Use Category 

A. Residential 

1.  Stage One - Water Watch - Voluntary 

Goal: The goal of the Stage One voluntary restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 5%.

  • Outdoor water use from 8pm to 6am only; watering allowed on dates coordinating with your address. Even numbered addresses may water on even numbered days of the month. Odd numbered addresses may water on odd numbered day of the month. For places where there is no discernable address, the even date schedule shall apply (right-of-ways, medians, etc.)
  • Automobile washing only with a bucket and hose with shut off nozzle or at carwashes that recycle or re-circulate water.
  • No wasting of water as in defined 25-33 of Peoria Municipal Code.
  • Turn off all non-greywater, non-effluent fountains unless part of an indoor cooling system; post that your fountain is either using greywater or effluent near the fountain. Drain fountains and do not refill. No new fountains approved.
  • Sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, tennis courts, patios, or other similar paved surfaces may not be washed down with water.
  • Cooling of outdoor areas with water or mist is prohibited.
  • No fall overseeding unless effluent is used.
  • Back washing of pools only allowed onto landscaping or to a water truck.

2. Stage Two - Water Alert 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Two mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 10%.

Voluntary restrictions in Stage One are now mandatory.

3. Stage Three - Water Warning 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Three mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 15%.

  • All of Stage Two restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:
  • Outdoor water use restricted to twice a week (Tuesday and Sunday).
  • Only one construction meter given out for every two taken in.
  • New home building permits may be curtailed.
  • Drought surcharge will be introduced, amount will be a minimum of 125% or higher of base water rate. Surcharge will only apply to the volume of water used above a monthly target set by the City for each class of water user (residential, non-residential, etc.).
  • May not fill or refill pools, artificial lakes, etc., exempt if effluent or raw water is used.
  • Construction water use will be limited and water use and time only on approval by the Utilities Director.

4. Stage Four - Water Emergency 

Water demand shall further be reduced by methods determined by City Manager.

All of Stage Three restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:

  • No new home building permits will be issued.

B. Commercial 

1. Stage One - Water Watch - Voluntary 

Goal: The goal of the Stage One voluntary restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 5%.

  • Outdoor water use from 8pm to 6am only; watering allowed on dates coordinating with your address. Even numbered addresses may water on even numbered days of the month. Odd numbered addresses may water on odd numbered day of the month. For places where there is no discernable address, the even date schedule shall apply (right-of-ways, medians, etc.)
  • Automobile washing only with a bucket and hose with shut off nozzle or at car washes that recycle or re-circulates water.
    No wasting of water as in defined 25-33 of Peoria Municipal Code.
  • Turn off all non-greywater, non-effluent fountains unless part of an indoor cooling system; post that your fountain is either using greywater or effluent near the fountain. Drain fountains and do not refill. No new fountains approved.
  • Sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, tennis courts, patios, or other similar paved surfaces may not be washed down with water.
  • Cooling of outdoor areas with water or mist is prohibited.
  • No fall overseeding unless effluent is used.
  • Back washing of pools only allowed onto landscaping or to a water truck.
  • Restaurants must serve water to customers upon request only, display table tents or other types of public notice.
  • Hotels to wash the same customer’s linen on request only, provide public notice.

2. Stage Two - Water Alert 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Two mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 10%.

Voluntary restrictions in Stage One are now mandatory.

3. Stage Three - Water Warning 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Three mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 15%.

All of Stage Two restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:

  • Outdoor water use restricted to twice a week (Monday and Thursday).
  • Only one construction meter given out for every two taken in.
  • No commercial building permits will be issued if the business is a high water user.
  • Drought surcharge will be introduced, amount will be a minimum of 125% or higher of base water rate. Surcharge will only apply to the volume of water used above a monthly target set by the City for each class of water user (residential, non-residential, etc.).
  • May not fill or refill pools, artificial lakes, etc., exempt if effluent or raw water is used.
  • Construction water use will be limited and water use and time only on approval by the Utilities Director.

4. Stage Four - Water Emergency 

Water demand shall further be reduced by methods determined by City Manager.
All of Stage Three restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:

  • No new commercial building permits will be issued.

C. Industrial 

1. Stage One - Water Watch - Voluntary 

Goal: The goal of the Stage One voluntary restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 5%.

  • Outdoor water use from 8pm to 6am only; watering allowed on dates coordinating with your address. Even numbered addresses may water on even numbered days of the month. Odd numbered addresses may water on odd numbered day of the month. For places where there is no discernable address, the even date schedule shall apply (right-of-ways, medians, etc.).
  • Automobile washing only with a bucket and hose with shut off nozzle or at car washes that recycles or re-circulates water.
  • No wasting of water as in defined 25-33 of Peoria Municipal Code.
  • Turn off all non-greywater, non-effluent fountains unless part of an indoor cooling system; post that your fountain is either using greywater or effluent near the fountain. Drain fountains and do not refill. No new fountains approved.
  • Sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, tennis courts, patios, or other similar paved surfaces may not be washed down with water.
  • Cooling of outdoor areas with water or mist is prohibited.
  • No fall overseeding unless effluent is used.
  • Back washing of pools only allowed onto landscaping or to a water truck.
  • Nurseries are encouraged to curtail water use by 5% and promote low water use plants.
  • Car washes are encouraged to curtail water use by 5% and post signs if the car wash recycles or recirculates water.
  • Golf courses and turf facilities must irrigate at 75% of base evapotranspiration. Exception for golf courses and turf facilities watering with effluent or greywater.
  • No trench compaction via water consolidation.

2. Stage Two - Water Alert 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Two mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 10%.

Voluntary restrictions in Stage One are now mandatory.

3. Stage Three - Water Warning 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Three mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 15%.

All of Stage Two restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:

  • Outdoor water use restricted to twice a week (Wednesday and Friday).
  • Nurseries are encouraged to curtail water use by 10% and promote low water use plants.
  • Car washes are encouraged to curtail water use by 10% and post signs if the car wash recycles or recirculates water.
  • Golf courses and turf facilities must irrigate at 60% of base evapotranspiration. Exception for golf courses and turf facilities watering with effluent or greywater.
  • Only one construction meter given out for every two taken in.
  • No industrial building permits will be issued if the business is a high water user.
  • Drought surcharge will be introduced, amount will be a minimum of 125% or higher of base water rate. Surcharge will only apply to the volume of water used above a monthly target set by the City for each class of water user (residential, non-residential, etc.).
  • Construction water use will be limited and water use and time only on approval by the Utilities Director.

4. Stage Four - Water Emergency 

Water demand shall further be reduced by methods determined by City Manager.

All of Stage Three restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:

  • No new industrial building permits will be issued.
  • Golf courses and turf facilities to irrigate at 50% of base evapotranspiration

D. City of Peoria 

1. Stage One - Water Watch -Mandatory 

Goal: The goal of the Stage One mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 5%.

  • Outdoor water use including landscape watering from 8pm to 6am only; Watering allowed on dates coordinating with your address. Even numbered addresses may water on even numbered days of the month. Odd numbered addresses may water on odd numbered days of the month. For places where there is no discernable address even date schedule shall apply (right-of-ways, medians, etc.)
  • No wasting of water as in defined 25-33 of Peoria Municipal Code.
    Turn off all non-greywater, non-effluent fountains unless part of an indoor cooling system; post that your fountain is either using greywater or effluent near the fountain. Drain fountains and do not refill. No new fountains approved.
  • Sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, tennis courts, patios, or other similar paved surfaces may not be washed down with water.
  • Cooling of outdoor areas with water or mist is prohibited.
  • No fall overseeding unless effluent is used. Peoria Sports Complex exempted.
  • Back washing of pools only allowed onto landscaping, into sewer clean out valve, or draining permitted into a water truck for useful disposal.
  • City car wash to curtail water use by 5% and post signs if the car wash recycles or recirculates water.
  • Turf facilities, including parks, must irrigate at 75% of base evapotranspiration. Exception for golf courses and turf facilities watering with effluent or greywater and Peoria Sports Complex.
  • No trench compaction via water consolidation.

2. Stage Two - Water Alert 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Two mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 10%.

All of Stage One restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:

Street sweeping with water curtailed

3. Stage Three - Water Warning 

Goal: The goal of the Stage Three mandatory restriction is to cause a demand reduction of water supplies by 15%.

  • The Peoria Sports Complex is no longer exempt.
  • Outdoor water use restricted to twice a week (Saturday and Wednesday).
  • Turf facilities, including parks, must irrigate at 60% of base evapotranspiration. Exception for golf courses and turf facilities watering with effluent or greywater.
  • No street sweeping with water.
  • May not fill or re-fill artificial lakes, pools, etc.
  • Backwashing of pools only on to landscaping or to a water truck for useful disposal.
  • Drought surcharge will be introduced, amount will be a minimum of 125% or higher of base water rate. Surcharge will only apply to the volume of water used above a monthly target set by the City for each class of water user (residential, non-residential, etc.).
  • Line flushing must be done to water trucks or landscaped area.
  • Construction water use will be limited and water use and time only on approval by the Utilities Director.

4. Stage Four - Water Emergency 

Water demand shall further be reduced by methods determined by City Manager.
All of Stage Three restrictions apply with the following additions or modifications:

  • Turf facilities, including parks, must irrigate at 50% of base evapotranspiration. Exception for golf courses and turf facilities watering with effluent or greywater.
  • No building permits for City structures will be issued.

E. Essential Use Exemptions 

1. Stage One - Water Watch – Voluntary and Stage Two - Water Alert 

  • Any use to maintain the health, welfare and safety of the water customers of the City of Peoria are exempt from water use restrictions.
  • Hospitals are exempt from water demand reduction restrictions.
  • Sanitation trucks and any trucks used to carry food or perishables are exempt from car and truck washing restrictions.
  • Immediate fire or sanitation hazards shall be exempt from water washing restrictions of sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, etc.
  • Construction restrictions apply only to projects that are not necessary to maintaining the health, safety and welfare of the public.
  • Appeals can be made on a case by case basis to City Manager.

2. Stage Three - Water Warning 

All exemptions in Stage Two apply.

3. Stage Four - Water Emergency 

All exemptions in Stage Two apply.