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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.

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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.

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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.

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A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

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The City of Peoria budget is managed by the Management and Budget Division. Find copies of the latest Program Budget and the CIP here.


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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.

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City Manager’s Message on Diversity and Inclusion

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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.

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Home and Property Resources includes information on trash pickup,water conservation, swimming  pool issues and recycling, along with other relevant information for homeowners.

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Neighborhood Resources includes information on dealing with graffiti removal, block parties, animal control, street repairs, odors and other neighborhood related quality of life issues.

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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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Information on recreation programs and classes, afterschool and preschool programs, sports leagues and locations and amenities of city parks.

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Information on bus routes, park and ride, dial a ride and bicycle paths. Also, road closures and lane restrictions.

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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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Links to the Building Development Division and the Site Development Division of the Engineering Department

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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 city's main document portal for development related documents including planning and zoning, building, engineering and fire prevention.

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Economic Development Services offerss Business and Real Estate Development, and other assistance for businesses and developers finding sites, understanding the area, and growing their businesses, on the website PeoriaAZSmart.com....

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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.

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A listing of area hotels, motels and RV Parks, listed by distance from the Peoria Sports Complex.

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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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Links to Items of interest to tourists, including VisitPeoriaaz.com, our official tourism website.

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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. 

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City of Peoria hiking trails information, directions and maps.

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A listing of links to maps available on the city of Peoria Website.

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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.

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

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Chapter 2 - Administration 

2-1. Numbering ordinances and resolutions.
2-2. Reserved.
2-3. Travel and expense reimbursement.
2-4. Reserved through 2-15.
2-16. City Council; meeting schedules. 
2-17. Mayor pro tem.
2-18. Council Not-For-Profit and Housing Sub-Committee; establishment; powers and duties.
2-19. City Council; internal auditor.
2-20. City Council; Administrative Hearing Officer.
2-21. City Council; Ex officio Youth Members. 
2-22.Reserved through 2-25.
2-26. Suspension of division.
2-27. Agenda.
2-28. Reserved through 2-35.
2-36. Financial Disclosure; definitions.
2-37. Duty to file financial disclosure statement; contents.
2-38. Financial Disclosure; candidates for local public office.
2-39. Lobbying; definitions.
2-40. Lobbyists, registration; reports; filing.
2-41. Lobbyists; exceptions to registration.
2-42. Lobbyists; prohibited practices; violations.
2-43. City Charter; ethics provisions; prohibited practices; violations.
2-44. Lobbying; opinions of the City Attorney; immunity.
2-45. Reserved through 2-48. 
2-49. Claims management; risk; defense and indemnifications.
2-50. Claims Management; Definitions.
2-51. Claims Management; Demand; time limit for presentation of claim; diminution in value claims.
2-52. Claims; Diminution in value of real property; administrative review process; referral to administrative hearing officer.
2-53. Claims; diminution in value of real property; private causes of action; limitations.
2-54. Claims; diminution in value; effect of claim; estoppel; limitation.
2-55. City Attorney; Claims Management; duties and responsibilities.
2-56. City Attorney; claims management; claims payment; payment of claim costs.
2-57. Claims; insurance; liability; worker’s compensation; employee benefits. 
2-58. Claims; Self-Insurance; scope; fund.
2-59. City manager; appointment; eligibility and term. 
2-60. City manager; acting city manager. 
2-61. City manager; termination; suspension; and administrative leave.
2-62. City manager; evaluation; criteria; amendment.
2-63. City manager, city council relations.
2-64. City manager; attendance at meetings of boards, commissions, etc. 
2-65. City manager; powers and duties.
2-66. City manager; Deputy city manager; duties; appointment, term.
2-67. City manager; special offices; appointments and assignments; divisions.
2-68. City manager; position classification plan.
2-69. City Manager; city attorney; cooperation.
2-70. Reserved.
2-71. Photo/Traffic speed monitoring devices; termination of contracts.
2-72. Photo/Traffic speed monitoring device; notice to: action by mayor and council
2-73. Photo/Traffic speed monitoring device; expenditures.
2-74. Public Defender contract review committee.
2-75. Public Defender contract review committee; powers and duties.
2-76. City Attorney; powers and duties.
2-77. City Attorney; claims management; litigation; special counsel.
2-78. City Attorney; Presiding Municipal Judge; Evaluation.
2-79. Department of the City Clerk; establishment; functions; position classification plan.
2-80. City Clerk; Elections
2-81. City Clerk; Records and Information Management.
2-82. Finance Department; establishment, Chief Financial Officer.
2-83. Finance Department; deputy director; division managers.
2-84. Finance Department; position classification plan.
2-85. Finance; worker's compensation and employee benefits trust 
2-86. Information Technology Department; establishment.
2-87. Reserved.
2-88. Information Technology department; position classification plan.
2-89. Reserved.
2-90. Reserved.
2-91. Reserved.
2-92. through 2-100. Reserved.
2-101. Economic Development Advisory Board; members; powers and duties.
2-102. Economic Development Department; establishment.
2-103. Economic Development Department; function designation.
2-104. Economic Development Department; position classification plan.
2-105. Public Works Department; establishment, divisions.
2-106. Public Works Department; division designation.
2-107. Public Works Department; position classification plan.
2-108. through 2-120. Reserved.
2-121. Historic Preservation Commission; members.
2-122. Historic Preservation Commission; officers.
2-123. Historic Preservation Commission; meetings.
2-124. Historic Preservation Commission; powers and duties.
2-125. City historian.
2-126. Arts Commission; definitions.
2-127. Arts Commission; establishment; powers and duties.
2-128. Arts; municipal arts fund.
2-129. Arts; municipal construction projects; public art required.
2-130. Arts; placement of works of art.
2-131. Sister Cities Board; establishment; powers and duties.
2-132. Sister Cities Board; qualifications.
2-134. Reserved.
2-135. Veteran Memorial Board; establishment; powers and duties.
2-136. Veteran Memorial Board; qualifications.
2-137. through 2-149. Reserved.
2-150. Boards and Commissions; scheduled boards and commissions; terms.
2-151. Regularly scheduled boards and commissions; limits on terms.
2-152.Boards and Commissions; unscheduled boards and commissions.. 
2-153. Boards and Commissions; unscheduled boards and commissions; terms.
2-154. Vacancies; boards, commissions and committees.
2-155. Unexpired Terms.
2-156. Boards and commissions; qualifications.
2-157. Boards and Commissions; limits on terms; Administrative Policies and Regulations.
2-158. Removal of board, commission and committee members.
2-159. Reserved.
2-160. Policy and Administration; definitions.
2-161. Policy and Administration; city council policies.
2-162. Policy and Administration; departmental procedures; Municipal Court  approval; public inspection.
2-163. Policy and Administration; administrative procedures; approval and implementation.
2-164. Repealed.
2-165. Repealed.
2-166. Repealed.
2-167. Repealed.
2-168. Repealed.
2-169. Repealed.
2-170. Management and Budget Department; establishment.
2-171. Management and Budget Department; function designation.
2-172. Management and Budget Department; position classification plan.
2-173. through 2-179. Reserved.
2-180. Annual budget estimates.
2-181. Transfer of funds.
2-182. Expenditure control.
2-183. Budget; capital expenditures; definitions.
2-184. Budget; capital improvements; legal opinion; acts of city council.
2-185. Budget; capital improvements; prior acts of city council.
2-186. Finance; Transportation Tax Fund
2-187. Finance; public safety enhancement charge; establishment. 
2-188. through 2-197. Reserved.
2-198. Animals, dog license fees.
2-199. City Attorney; fees TABLE 2-199 
2-200. City Attorney; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-201. City clerk; agenda; council meeting materials.
2-202. City clerk; fees, public records, miscellaneous documents TABLE 2-202
2-203. City clerk; fees, bingo, liquor licenses. TABLE 2-203
2-204. City clerk; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-205. Municipal court; fees; background searches. TABLE 2-205
2-206. Municipal court; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-207. Community services department; feesTABLE 2-207 
2-208. Community services; department fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-209. Community Development, building safety; fees required. TABLE 2-209
2-210. Community Development, building safety; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-211. Engineering Department; fees required. TABLE 2-211
2-212. Engineering Department; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-213. Community Development, planning division; fees required. TABLE 2-213
2-214. Community Development, planning division; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-215. Fire-Medical Department; fees required. TABLE 2-215
2-216. Fire-Medical Department; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-217. Finance department; fees required; sales tax lists, photocopies. TABLE 2-217
2-218. Repealed.
2-219. Finance department; revenue division. TABLE 2-219
2-220. Police department; fees required. TABLE 2-220
2-221. Police department; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-222. Public Works Department; fleet and facilities charges; dial-a-ride program. TABLE 2-222
2-223. Utilities Department; industrial waste charges. TABLE 2-223
2-224. Utilities Department; service connection and termination charges. TABLE 2-224
2-225. Utilities Department; fees to be deposited with Chief Financial Officer.
2-226. Public services department; law enforcement excise charges, stormwater excise chargesTABLE 2-226
2-227. Office of Communications; fees; filming permit application. TABLE 2-227
2-228. through 2-234 Reserved.
2-235. Authority of Chief Financial Officer.
2-236. Reporting of unpaid assessments; charges; fees; and interest.
2-237. Appeal of Surcharges.
2-238. through 2-300. Reserved.
2-301. Procurement code; title.
2-302. Procurement code; purpose.
2-302.1 Supplementary General Principles of Law Applicable.
2-302.2 Requirement of Good Faith.
2-302.3 Effective Date.
2-303. Procurement; general policy.
2-304. Procurement code; application.
2-305. Procurement; confidential information.
2-306. Procurement; definitions.
2-306.1 Public Access to Procurement Information. 
2-306.2 Authorization for the Use of Electronic Transmissions..
2-307. Procurement; materials management.
2-307.1 Authority to Contract for Legal Services. 
2-307.2 Exemptions from the Procurement Code. 
2-307.3 City Procurement Guidelines. 
2-307.4 Methods of Source Selection.
2-307.5 Delegation of Authority by the Materials Manager.
2-308. Procurement; standards and specifications.
2-308.1 Duties of the Materials Manager.
2-308.2 Maximum Practicable Competition.
2-308.3 Specifications Prepared by Other Than City Personnel.
2-309. Procurement; inspection and testing.
2-309.1 Right to Audit Records.
2-310. Procurement; requisitions.
2-311. Procurement code; promulgation; modification of forms and contractual provisions.
2-312. Procurement; unauthorized purchases; violation, liability, enforcement.
2-313. Procurement; formal approved purchase procedure.
2-313.1 Competitive Sealed Proposals.
2-313.2 Cancellation of Invitations for Bids or Requests for Proposals. 
2-313.3 Responsibility of Bidders and Offerors.
2-313.4 Prequalification of Suppliers.
2-313.5 Substantiation of Offered Prices.
2-313.6  Multi-Year Contracts. 
2-314. Procurement; small dollar purchase procedures.
2-314.1 Sole Source Procurement.
2-315. Procurement; Emergency and Exempt Procurement.
2-315.1 Procurement of Infrastructure Facilities and Services; General. 
2-316. Procurement; retention of professional services.
2-317. Limited source procurement.
2-318. Procurement; cooperative purchasing.
2-318.1 Sale, Acquisition, or Use of Supplies by a Public Procurement Unit.
2-318.2 Cooperative Use of Supplies or Services.
2-318.3 Contract Controversies.
2-318.4 Federal Grant Procurements.
2-318.5 Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Standards of Conduct.
2-319. Procurement; warehousing stores.
2-320. Procurement; pool stock.
2-321. Procurement Code; protests; informal and formal.
2-321.1 Authority to Debar or Suspend.
2-321.2 Authority to Resolve Contract and Breach of Contract Controversies.
2-321.3 Determinations.
2-322. Procurement; sale, ;lease or disposal of surplus or obsolete City or Personal Property.
2-323. through 2-324. Reserved.
2-325. Procurement; duties of Materials Manager; abandoned, unclaimed surplus property disposal procedures.
2-326. Procurement; assistance to small, minority, disadvantaged and women owned business enterprises.
2-326.1 Compliance with Federal Requirements.
2-327. Procurement; code of ethics.
2-327.1 General Standards of Ethical Conduct.
2-327.2 Criminal Sanctions.
2-327.3 Employee Conflict of Interest. 
2-327.4 Employee Disclosure Requirements. 
2-327.5 Gratuities and Kickbacks.
2-327.6 Prohibition Against Contingent Fees.
2-327.7 Restrictions on Employment of Present and Former Employees.
2-327.8  Use of Confidential Information.  
2-328. through 2-399. Reserved.
2-400. Reserved.
2-401. Reserved.
2-402. Utilities department, section organization.
2-403. Reserved.
2-404. Utility services; applications.
2-405. Utility services; minimum rates.
2-406. Utility services; deposits.
2-407. Utility services; billing procedures.
2-408. Utility services; due date; collection procedures and remedies.
2-409. Utility services; discontinuance of service.
2-410. Utility services; unpaid charges; liens, assessments, collection.
2-411. Utility services; appeals, penalties.
2-412. Utility services; termination by city.
2-413. through 2-450. Reserved.