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Public Meeting Scheduled on March 2 to Discuss Proposed Car Wash at Glen & University

The city of Peoria Community Development Department will host a public meeting on March 2nd from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM regarding a special use request for a car wash at 1217 W Glen Avenue and 4926 N University Street.  The public is invited to attend and provide comments or ask questions. The meeting will [...]

Public Meeting Scheduled on March 2 to Discuss Proposed Car Wash at Glen & University2021-02-23T18:02:15-06:00

Adequate Heating

The code of the city of Peoria requires that owners and operators of any residential unit supply sufficient heat to maintain the room temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit during the hours of 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM each day and no less than 60 degrees Fahrenheit during other hours.  If you are renting a property [...]

Adequate Heating2021-02-09T17:11:25-06:00

Community First Recruits Successfully Complete Training at Police Academy

Earlier this month, the first Community First class of police recruits graduated from the Police Training Institute in Champaign, Illinois. These four police recruits served the city of Peoria as Code Enforcement Aides in the Community Development Department for over 4 months this year where they gained experience working with residents, meeting neighborhood leaders, helping [...]

Community First Recruits Successfully Complete Training at Police Academy2021-01-28T14:11:26-06:00

City of Peoria Awarded $200,000 Strong Communities Program Funding

The Illinois Housing Development Authority announced that the city of Peoria will receive $200,000 in grant funding through the Strong Communities Program. Over the next three years, this will allow the City to demolish 15-20 vacant and abandoned residential properties in the 61605-area code that are beyond rehabilitation or repair. Over the last five years, [...]

City of Peoria Awarded $200,000 Strong Communities Program Funding2021-01-26T11:24:15-06:00

2021 Roof Repair Program Lottery Opens January 20th

The City of Peoria is accepting applications for the 2021 Roof Repair Program. Basic contact information is being collected for a lottery. If selected for the lottery, applicants will need to provide additional income and household information to determine eligibility. A total of 20 households will receive a roof repair/replacement worth up to $15,000. Please [...]

2021 Roof Repair Program Lottery Opens January 20th2021-01-14T09:45:25-06:00

2020 Tireless Project Brings No-Cost, Monthly Tire Collection to Peoria Residents

The Tireless Project will hold its monthly collection of unwanted tires on Saturday, August 22nd. The collection site is located at JIMAX, 2000 W Clark Street, Peoria, IL 61607 and is open to city of Peoria residents only. The hours of collection are 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM but may end earlier if the trailer reaches [...]

2020 Tireless Project Brings No-Cost, Monthly Tire Collection to Peoria Residents2020-08-19T13:07:25-05:00

Illinois Housing Development Authority Offers Mortgage and Rent Aid

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) will offer two emergency assistance programs for individuals experiencing a loss of income due to the COVID-19 public health emergency: an Emergency Rent Assistance program and an Emergency Mortgage Assistance program. The Emergency Rent Assistance program aims to assist 30,000 renters who are delinquent on their rent, have lost [...]

Illinois Housing Development Authority Offers Mortgage and Rent Aid2020-08-09T20:35:45-05:00

Community Development Department Continues to Serve the Public

Starting Monday, August 10th, the Development Center will close at Noon Monday through Friday due to reduced staffing levels. The Development Center will continue to serve walk-in customers at the front desk from 8:00 AM - Noon, Monday through Friday. Outside of these hours, customers are encouraged to conduct business remotely by calling 309-494-8600 or [...]

Community Development Department Continues to Serve the Public2020-12-22T14:54:28-06:00

Southside Farmers Market Series Offers Fresh Food Access to Residents of the Southside

In partnership with Southside Community United for Change, Intangible Mindz LLC, and the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, the city of Peoria is excited to announce a series of farmers markets based on the Southside. The Southside Farmers Market aims to increase fresh, healthy food access in the Southside and engage neighborhood voices in the [...]

Southside Farmers Market Series Offers Fresh Food Access to Residents of the Southside2020-08-03T11:59:31-05:00

Peoria Asks Businesses to Remove Boards from Windows and Doors

The city of Peoria Community Development Department is asking businesses for their cooperation by removing boards that cover doors and windows.  Many businesses reacted to the civil unrest that occurred in Peoria from May 31st to June 2nd by boarding up their windows and doors to protect their property. The city of Peoria Community Development [...]

Peoria Asks Businesses to Remove Boards from Windows and Doors2020-07-31T10:21:26-05:00
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