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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.

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.

City of Peoria Press Release



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More Than Just Colorful Words

Peoria's Leadership Is Serious About Integrating Sustainability into City Operations

6/26/2009

By Susan J. Daluddung,

You hear a lot about “sustainability” these days. The generally accepted definition is “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

That is a lot of responsibility. Decisions we face here in Peoria are crucial to our quality of life now and in the years ahead. The timing of the federal stimulus program has bumped them to the top of the agenda. We want to spend wisely for the long term and not wildly on random experimentation.

To guide our decision-making, we have created a Sustainability Action Plan that takes into account economic, environmental and social interests. Our goal is to promote and achieve sustainability in operations and business practices, as well as in future growth and development.

Creating Informed Debate

We do not make these choices in a vacuum. We need to understand our options, talk them through and figure out how they line up with Peoria’s values.

To help us all assess those options, we’ve launched our Building Community speaker series and created a sustainability Web page.

The first two Building Community sessions looked at Peoria’s urban planning in a regional context and what lessons could be learned from Scottsdale’s success in conserving desert land and connecting it to the community. They remain available for viewing online at www.peoriaaz.gov/channel_11. Three more sessions are scheduled – Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Feb. 2, all at 4 p.m. in the City Hall Pine Room – on topics such as economic development, community development, housing and transportation. They are open to the public and will air live on Peoria Channel 11.

The city’s sustainability Web page (www.peoriaaz.gov/sustainability) shows the steps Peoria has taken and offers suggestions for folks who want to conserve energy and otherwise reduce their environmental footprint.

Planning and Implementing Sustainability

So what has Peoria done besides talk?

As part of a citywide reorganization, the former Community Development Department will shed its code-compliance and permitting roles to become the new Planning and Sustainability Department. This top-level change should refocus the way we think about the future, making sustainability an integral part of the development process.

Peoria also has changed the way it does business. We’re reducing greenhouse-gas emissions by trimming and modernizing the city fleet, cutting back on the amount of energy and fuel we use and, whenever possible, shifting to renewable energy sources. The city will undertake solar- and wind-power generating projects at various facilities this year.

To support all these efforts, Peoria is seeking public and private partnerships to encourage cooperation and bring a regional perspective to planning, conservation, transportation, economic development and building efforts. We will market the city’s energy strategy, as well as our overarching sustainability policy, to promote and encourage civic engagement.

The city’s economic development is tied intricately to sustainability. Peoria will create a friendly business climate for renewable energy companies. We plan on doing this by creating demand for their products and services. We will promote and facilitate sustainable developments in our community and look for ways to build and retrofit city facilities to make them more sustainable too.

Peoria is not only doing the right thing by embracing sustainability and acting upon its principles, but also saving money and creating a friendly environment for sustainable economic growth. You can, too – visit www.peoriaaz.gov/sustainability to learn more.

Susan J. Daluddung is Peoria’s deputy city manager for development and community services.