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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

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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.

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.

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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.

Courses and Workshops

New session of Sustainable University beginning March, 2014

There is something for everyone at Sustainable University.  Whether you're interested in adding solar to your rooftop, how much to water your landscape, how to start composting or where Peoria's water comes from, we've got you covered. 

2014 Spring Registration Session

Adult Classes - Sustainable University

APS Energy Efficiency Workshop
Did you know that by implementing a few easy tips, you can reduce your home's energy costs! Learn how, from an APS field representative. Freebies and rebates - Discover various incentives available to help you improve your home's energy efficiency! Win on of several *free* Energy Efficiency Starter Kits, raffled off during this informative presentation.

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79623
Begins: Saturday 3/22 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Compost Happens: Complete Guide to Desert Composting
Did you know that approximately 21% of all municipal solid waste is food waste? Learn how to turn your food waste into rich soil ammendments while reducing landfill space in this interactive workshop! Peoria residents will receive a free food waste container for their kitchen.

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79422
Begins: Saturday 3/1 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (1 class)
Age: 16 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Desert Gardening with Perennials - NEW!
Perennials are reliable performers that add splashes of color to landscapes. Discover a phenomenal array of desert-adapted plants and how to maximize their beauty in the desert southwest. We'll cover life-cycles, peak seasons, and easy maintenance practices for popular perennials!

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79629
Begins: Wednesday 3/19 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Desert Landscape Shrubs - NEW!
Adapted to survive with a minimum of water, many drought-tolerant shrubs provide blooming color, variety, height, and interest to your desert landscape! Learn how to choose and care for shrubs that will thrive in your yard.

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79630
Begins: Wednesday 3/26 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Desert Landscape Watering
Improper watering can lead to stress, disease, or even death of some plants, not to mention high water bills! Learn how much water plants really need; Different types of irrigation systems; And how to set your irrigation controller for maximum efficiency - particularly in the desert southwest. Attendees will receive a Landscape Watering by the Numbers with a Landscape Watering Guidelines card.

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79625
Begins: Wednesday 4/9 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Going Solar 101
Learn everything you need to know about how to go solar today and in the future. This interactive class will cover the basics of a solar photovoltaic system, how it works, and what incentives are available. Got questions? We'll have answers!

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79624
Begins: Saturday 4/5 - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (1 class)
Age: 16 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Groundcovers and Vines for Desert Landscapes - NEW!
An assortment of groundcovers and vines can add interest, beauty, and color to your landscape - even in the desert! Did you know they can also keep indoor and outdoor living spaces cooler during the summer months as well as provide other benefits? Learn how to choose the best type of groundcover and vines for your landscape goals.

Fee: $0 Both
Course#:  79627
Begins: Wednesday 3/5 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Age:  18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Homeowners Tree Care Workshop
Learn the fundamentals of proper tree installation, initial care, growth, development and the benefit of trees for the homeowner and the community. Class will include hands-on tree pruning instruction outdoors. At the completion of the class, Peoria residents will receive a free desert-adapted tree to take home. Held at 7895 N. 85th Avenue, in the Development & Community Services Building.

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79452
Begins: Saturday 3/29 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Age: 18 and up
Location: Development and Community Services Building

Irrigation Controller Workshop - NEW!
Irrigation controllers are a valuable tool in maintining healthy landscapes and efficient water usage. Learn how to simplify the basic funtions of your irrigation timer and how to troubleshoot any problems. If you wish, bring photos of your controller so Jonathan can help you with programming specific to your brand of timer.

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79633
Begins: Wednesday 4/2 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

Landscaping for Wildlife
Turn you yard into a wildlife sanctuary! It's easy to create an inviting enviorment for birds, butterflies, and other desert critters, using a wonderful array of native and desert-adapted plants. Learn how to create a backyard habitat for nature's living creatures!

Fee: $0 Both
Course#: 79628
Begins: Wednesday 3/12 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Age: 18 and up
Location: Rio Vista Recreation Center

All classes are free, but registration is required. 

Ready to register? 

Please call 623-773-7137 or visit the RecConnect online registration site by clicking on the Class name above. 

Click here to view the course list in PDF format. 

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