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City Departments & Programs
City Clerk's Office
City Manager's Office
The City Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the City of Peoria, including the $169 million budget, 14 departments, and approximately 660 full-time and part-time employees.
The Community Development Department focuses on six major areas: Land Management, Planning and Zoning, Building Safety, Code Enforcement, Grant Management and Neighborhood Support.
Communications is responsible for developing and coordinating with other city departments' internal and external efforts to communicate with the community members about the city's programs, services, accomplishments, and goals using a variety of mediums
Learn about the Economic Development Division of the Community Development Department.
Emergency Communications Center (ECC)
The ECC is the telecommunications link between the citizens of Peoria and Peoria County, and its Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services. As part of the Peoria County 9-1-1 system, the ECC dispatches the Peoria Police Department, Peoria Fire Department, Peoria County Sheriff’s Department, Chillicothe Fire & Police, Peoria Heights Fire & Police, Advanced Medical Transport, Peoria County’s fire departments, and Peoria County’s ambulance services.
Equal Opportunity Office
The Equal Opportunity Office (EOO) was established to facilitate fair practice in the administration of City of Peoria operations, and eliminate discrimination in the treatment of the citizens of Peoria in the areas of Employment, Housing, and Public Accommodations. The EOO is responsible for the enforcement of the City’s Municipal Code pertaining to fair practices in the areas of employment, housing and contract compliance.
The Finance Department supports the various city departments and other organizations by providing pertinent financial and managerial information in an accurate and timely manner, while ensuring proper adherence to laws, ordinances, policies and procedures.
The Peoria Fire Department is committed to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Peoria.
The Human Resources Department is dedicated to promoting the efficiency and effectiveness of governmental operations by the application of sound Human Resource Management practices and by utilizing our creativity and available resources to anticipate the needs of those we serve.
The Information Systems Department is responsible for the administration, direction, and coordination of all voice and data systems for the City.
The Legal Department represents and advises the City of Peoria, its elected and appointed officials, employees, departments, boards and commissions on legal matters. The Legal Department drafts, reviews and revises legal documents, agreements, ordinances and resolutions as directed by the City Council and City Manager.
The Peoria Police Department is an accredited agency through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies with over 195 Sworn members and 25 professional staff. Its duty is to ensure the safety of all its community members and visitors.
Public Works Department
The Peoria Public Works Department is dedicated to improving the quality of the City’s far reaching infrastructure through best management practices and by providing high levels of customer service to business owners/operators, residents, and visitors alike.
PeoriaCorps is a six-month AmeriCorps-based leadership development, pre-apprenticeship program for those aged 18 to 28 who are interested in serving their community, developing employability skills, and earning an industry-recognized credential.
Peoria Cares uReport
Use the form to notify the City of issues, such as potholes, graffiti, street lights and more.