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.

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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.

 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.

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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 Running


Tortoise & Hare Peoria Runner's Series Calendar

Peoria Runner's Series Point Standings - Click Here>>>   Updated: 4/16/14

October 26, 2013Concentra Urgent Care presents the Peoria Marathon / Half Marathon / 4 Mile  
November 9, 2013Maria M Liwag - State Farm presents the Peoria Veteran's Day Run / Walk 
November 28, 2013Arizona Road Racers Thanksgiving Day Classic                                   
December 7, 2013   Going the Distance Series 10K 
December 15, 2013Arizona Road Racers Desert Classic 30K / 5K / 30K Relay   
February 2, 2014City of Peoria Super Day 10K  
February 16, 2014IMS Arizona Marathon  
March 9, 2014City of Peoria Half Marathon / 4 Mile / Kids' Run  
April 5, 2014City of Peoria Pioneer Days 5K / Family Walk / Kids' Run  
June 15, 2014City of Peoria Father's Day 4 Mile / Kids' Run  
July 4, 2014ARR Summer Series #3                

Three ways to register for any City of Peoria Event:

  1. Click the Register link to complete your registration online at Active.com.
  2. Call us at 623-773-7186
  3. Print off the Registration Form and return it by mail.

Interested in Hosting a Race At Rio Vista Community Park

The City of Peoria hosts multiple running events at Rio Vista Community Park and other City facilities.  With Rio Vista Community Park's ideal location on the New River and connecting Skunk Creek Trail Systems it has quickly become a hub for running events in the West Valley.

Please fill out this Race Application and submit it to City of Peoria Sports.

If you have any questions about City of Peoria Events or hosting a run, please contact sports at (623)773-7186.

Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities

Contact: Jed Roberts at Jed.Roberts@peoriaaz.gov  or call (623)773-7186.

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The City of Peoria is excited to announce the kick off of the 2nd Annual Peoria Runners Series.  The Series is a collection of races that take place in the City of Peoria throughout the year.  Runners who register for these events will earn points for participation and results. 

The top 100 point earners at the end of the Series calendar will receive an entry into a prize lottery.  All runner's that participate in 8 events will automatically receive an additional prize entry and runners that participate in 10 events will receive two additional prize entries. (maximum of three prize entries per individual).

We are excited to announce that the Grand Prize for this year's Runner's Series will be airfare, hotel, and race entry fees for two to participate in a national half maration event to be determined soon.  Additonal prizes will also be provided by our sponsors.

Want to join?  All you have to do is register for a Peoria Runner's Series Event.  Please see the Race Calendar above for a full list Series Events.

Peoria Runner's Series Official Rules and Regulations

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact sports (623)773-7137.

2012-13 Peoria Runner's Series Awards

Final Runner's Series Points Total

Congratulations to all our Peoria Series Champions:




Overal Runner's Series ChampionRobin De RespinoBrandon Southall
Master's Series Champion (ages 40 - 49)Mari Ann BissonetteChad Joyce
Grand Master's Series Champion (ages 50+)Robin De RespinoJohn Walker
Age Group Champions:  

70 & Above

Te'Leigha Jones
Andrea El-Wailly
Shayna Weir
Katherine Reilly
Maria Baker
Pham Phuong
Mari Ann Bissonette 
Robin De Respino
Carol Bennett
Karen Davis
Tie (5)
Claire Elkins

Christian Rios
Nick Coury
Brandon Southall
Tie: Matthew Edwards & Joseph McCellon
Jon Fletcher
Chad Joyce
Paul Sadorf
John Walker
Tom Cheffins
Jerry Bernsten
Phil Davis
Ronnie Bosman

We also want to congratulate Terry Jasper, who won the Grand Prize trip for two to this year's San Francisco Marathon.

Thank you to all our champions and the other 5,200 participants that made this season's Peoria Runner's Series an amazing success. 



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