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Changes to Rental Registration

Peoria City Council made changes to the Peoria Municipal Code related to the registration of residential property. Under the new ordinance, a property can receive a discounted registration rate of $75.00 without needing to attend the annual landlord training. A person qualifies if: The land owner does not owe the City of Peoria any outstanding [...]

2019 Roof Lottery Program

Starting Monday, January 28th at 8AM and closing Friday, Feburary 8th at 4:30pm,  the City of Peoria will be taking applications for the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Roof Program. This annual program is to assist low income homeowners unable to afford needed roof repairs. There are 20 available openings for the roof program this [...]

2019 Neighborhood Reception Nominations

The City of Peoria Community Development Department is hosting the 2019 Neighborhood Reception in order to honor citizens that are devoted to making Peoria a great place to live. The reception will be held at the Carver Center on Thursday, February 21st from 6:00PM to 7:30PM. The public is invited to attend this evening of [...]

12 Days of #Appreciation

7th Day of Appreciation | Community Participation On the seventh day of Appreciation, we are acknowledging your participation in our events throughout the City of Peoria! Thank you for offering your opinions and sharing ideas to develop the communities across our City. None of this is possible without you! 6th Day of Appreciation | Children [...]

Adequate Heating Supply During Winter Months

The City of Peoria Community Development Department would like to remind residents of the importance of the following city codes as temperatures drop. Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling units, rooming unit, dormitory or guestroom on terms either expressed or implied, to furnish heat to [...]

Community Development Department Honored with 2018 ICC Award

On Tuesday, November 13th, Peoria City Council issued a proclamation honoring the Community Development for its efforts in code encouragement, community engagement, and innovation in code enforcement. The Community Development Department was one of two award recipients for 2018 out of a national pool of candidates.  The Community Development Department was recognized for its community engagement [...]

Community Development Department Receives International Award

The City of Peoria Community Development Department has been selected as the winner of the 2018 International Code Council Community Service Award for its innovative efforts to educate the community and raise the profile of building safety. https://www.iccsafe.org/about-icc/periodicals-and-newsroom/extraordinary-building-safety-professionals-honored-at-the-2018-international-code-council-annual-conference/ The International Code Council is an international association with over 64,000 members. It is dedicated to developing [...]

Join us for the First EVER City Hall-O-Ween!

In an effort to promote the City of Peoria and encourage civic engagement, the City of Peoria presents —The FIRST EVER PEORIA CITY HALL-O-WEEN! On October 31st, from 3:00-5:00 PM, the public is invited to bring their kids to City Hall located at 419 Fulton Street to trick or treat, learn about city government through [...]

Community Development Department Continues 100 Blocks in 100 Days

Earlier this month, the City of Peoria Community Development Department launched the second annual “100 Blocks in 100 Days” initiative. Over a 100-day period, each Code Enforcement Inspector will be walking door-to-door to introduce themselves to the residents. By the end of November, staff will have covered over 100 blocks throughout the City of Peoria. [...]

Community Development Staff Share Code Encouragement at RNNC

From October 4-6, several staff members from Community Development attended and presented at the 2018 RNNC (Regional Neighborhood Network Conference) in Dayton, Ohio. The presentation highlighted the shift in the Code Enforcement division from enforcement to education and encouragement followed by enforcement. This included programs including 100 Blocks in 100 Days, Good Job Door Hangers, [...]