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.

Special Interest Class Program


The City of Peoria's Special Interest Class Program offers over 100 leisure and personal development classes every quarter! From Fencing to Swing Dance, Tai Chi to Digital Photography, we provide learning opportunities for everyone! New classes debut every quarter and "fan favorites" repeat! 

Our Mission: To enrich the lives of Peoria citizens, through affordable classes geared to promote healthy lifestyles, quality use of leisure time, avocational skill development, and community connection.

Preschool Classes 

Geared for children ages 2-6 years, classes provide an introduction to a variety of activities, promoting group socialization, skill development, and leisure exploration. 

 Youth/Teen Classes  

School-age children can learn new skills and explore leisure interests during classes and workshops offered after school, on weekends, and during school breaks. 

 Adult Classes 

Adults of all ages can try new activities or fine-tune existing leisure skills during our evening and weekend classes and workshops.

Register Now!  or call (623) 773-7137 (Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Do you have a special talent or skill you would like to teach to others? We'd like to hear about it! Please complete our Class Proposal Form and subscribe to receive electronic notices of new job postings at www.PeoriaAz.gov/Jobs.

Do you have a class topic idea or suggestion? Contact Andrea.Tranganza@peoriaaz.gov to submit your idea!

Course Fees: If you live within the corporate limits of the City of Peoria and pay property taxes to the City, you are eligible to pay the advertised "resident rate" for courses. Non-Residents pay an additional $9. Proof of residency is required at the time we create a registration account for your household. Acceptable proof includes a copy of your property tax statement or utility bill, showing the physical location of your residence. Contact Peoria Community Services for more information. (623) 773-7137. Please note that supply fees paid directly to the instructor are non-refundable.

Satisfaction Guaranteed! If you are not fully satisfied with a class, please contact the program staff to withdraw before the 3rd class meeting, to receive a full refund or credit to apply to another class or program. One-time workshops will be credited only. 

Registration: You may register for most classes up until the first day of class, if space permits. Classes may be cancelled, however, if the required minimum number of registration is not met within 3-5 days of the start date. Early registration is recommended!

General Registration Policies 

  • Registration fees are due at the time of registration, prior to attending any class.
  • Receipts are available online at www.PeoriaAz.gov/Recreation or upon request.
  • Unless a class is advertised as "Parent-Child," parents must remain outside the classroom during class.
  • Non-registered siblings and other individuals are not allowed to attend class.
  • Those on waitlists will be contacted via telephone or email if space permits additional registrations.
  • If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be notified via email or telephone, and full refund or credit will be given.
  • If a class is cancelled due to instructor illness, rain-out, or other administrative reason, students will receive a make-up class or pro-rated credit.

Special Interest Class Program Staff

Heather Duffett, Recreation Program Supervisor - 623-773-8625
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Andrea Traganza, Recreation Coordinator - 623-773-8623
Mon-Thu 9:30am-2:30pm

Mission Statement 

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.