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.

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.

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Recreation Programs

Parks and Rec Month Logo  July is National Parks and Recreation Month! 

Peoria is celebrating the 30th anniversary of National Parks and Recreation Month.

During the month, we will offer various activities and a contest to commemorate this special anniversary.

Celebrate with us in these ways!

           Administration Office:  
9875 N. 85th Ave.
Monday - Thursday, 
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
CLOSED Fridays 
Phone:  623-773-7137
Fax: 623-773-7180

Share Your Best Park Photos and Enter to Win Prizes
We want to see you in action in a City of Peoria park or recreation facility!  Take pictures, send them to us and be entered into a prize drawing. Enter up to three photos. Pictures may include people, dogs and landscape images. Enter by emailing mstrunk@peoriaaz.gov with Photo Contest in the subject line, and include your name, phone number and the park location or facility. Submit photos no later than Friday, July 31. Prizes include annual passes to Rio Vista Recreation Center, Peoria Sports Complex tickets and VIP tickets for signature festivals. Photos entered may be used by the City of Peoria to promote the City, and all entries will become and remains property of the City of Peoria and may be used without permission or credit.

PnR Month Calendar imageCheck out “30 Activities in 30 Days"
Just click here or the calendar on the right. This interactive calendar showcases fun parks and recreation ideas to try 30 days of the month. With more than 35 neighborhood parks, two community parks with ball fields, large playgrounds, splash pads and urban fishing lakes, and more than 25 miles of hiking and biking trails we offer residents a wide variety of recreation opportunities to be active, healthy and happy.

Giving Away 30 Rio Vista Guest passes
Rio Vista Recreation Guest passes will be given to the first 30 people who request it in honor of this month. For those who come and play, participants will also be entered into a drawing to win a free 3-month family pass. Rio Vista Recreation Center, 8866-A W. Thunderbird Rd., is a state-of-the art fitness facility offering full-service recreation amenities including a workout area, gymnasium, two racquetball courts, one 25-foot-tall climbing wall, a 13-foot-tall bouldering wall, onsite children’s day care and a teen room.

Summer Registration is Now Available!  View our Interactive Brochure below:


Great recreation? Of course! Just ask a resident – 88% of which rated recreational opportunities in Peoria as “excellent” or “good” in a 2013 survey. Read it all at www.peoriaaz.gov/citizensurvey. 

Recreation Programs 

The Recreation Division offers a wide variety of programs, activities and classes for children, teens, adults, seniors and people with a disability. Offerings include: after school programs, summer programs, aquatics programs, sports, teen programs, adaptive recreation programs, senior programs, outdoor recreation and special interest classes.  These programs are offered at several City run facilities including  the Peoria Community Center, Peoria Pool, Centennial Pool, Sunrise Pool and Family Center, various City parks and the Rio Vista Recreation Center.  The Recreation Center is a versatile, family friendly facility which has amenities to promote healthy lifestyles. 

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This division plans and conducts the maintenance of city parks, most right of way, trails, open space and most retention basins. It also designs and develops the Department’s Capital Improvement Plan, performs plan reviews for new planned area developments and oversees graffiti removal throughout the City. To visit the hiking trail website, please click here. Mountain Hiking and RiverTrail web site!

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The Main Library and Sunrise Mountain Library offer adult, teen and youth programs and services such as Storytimes, Summer Reading Programs, Computer Classes, Teen Advisory Groups, Book Clubs, and special events.  They also offer free Wi-Fi, free public computers, a variety of databases, access to free e-books, and interlibrary loan services.     In addition to great book collections and free DVD, CD and audio books, they now offer free music downloads and a new language database.  The library system has also joined the Valley-wide Culture Pass Program.

To browse our Library Catalog click here.

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The City of Peoria hosts many exciting special events throughout the year for our community. Whether it's the annual 4th of July All American Festival or the Halloween Monster Bash in October, there is plenty to see and do at each special event for the entire family.

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Peoria Sports Complex, contains 13 full sized baseball fields and is home to the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres for Spring Training and year round player development. The complex hosts various baseball tournaments, concerts, arts and crafts festivals, car shows, corporate events and other community events. For more information about the complex and to view upcoming events, visit www.peoriasportscomplex.com


If you are interested in receiving future Parks and Recreation activity information via e-mail, please feel free to forward your e-mail address to recreationmail@peoriaaz.gov. 

E-mail: communityservices@peoriaaz.gov 


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 Our Mission 

It is the mission of the Community Services Department to meet the needs of the citizens of Peoria by developing, implementing and maintaining quality programs, services, events and facilities which are cost effective, creative and responsive to citizen input.