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Stephen Morris, City Treasurer/Township Collector
419 Fulton, Room 100
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: (309)494-8536
Fax: (309)494-8495
E-Mail: smorris@peoriagov.orgE-Mail: treasurer@peoriagov.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (in person payments end at 4:30 pm, drop box available for payments 24 hours a day)

The City Treasurer/Township Collector is responsible for the administration and management of the collection, verification, depositing and recording of all taxes, fines and fees due the city. The Treasurer’s office works closely with City departments in implementing interfaces between cash collections and application programs for all revenue due the City. We are a committed work force in an environment that promotes efficiency and integrity.


The City Treasurer Collections include payments for:

  • Real Estate Transfer Taxes
  • Parking Tickets – Parking tickets may now be paid online
  • EEO Certification Payment may be paid online
  • Construction & Prescribed Burn Permit, Fire Report Requests Permit, Fireworks Permit, Recreational Fire Permit, and Tent Permit may be paid online
  • Building, Electrical, and Heating Permits may be paid online
  • Zoning Certificates may be paid online
  • Residential Parking Permits
  • Public Use Permits
  • Municipal Ordinance Violations may be paid online
  • Environmental Fines
  • Hotel, Restaurant and Amusement Taxes
  • Liquor Licenses
  • Miscellaneous Licenses
  • Housing Code Violations

The Township Collector collects real estate tax payments from May through September.

The City Treasurer’s Reports include:

Other Services:

  • Receipt Tracking
  • Property Tax Information
  • Treasurer serves as Trustee and Treasurer on the Firemen’s Pension Fund Board
  • Treasurer serves as Treasurer of the Police Pension Fund
  • Provide checks and balances of financial records
  • Records Payments for various departments including the following:
    • Finance-Special Assessments, Licenses
    • Peoria Public Library
    • Election Commission
    • Workforce Development
    • Peoria Police Department
    • Peoria Fire Department

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