The City of Peoria Side Lot Program has a closed application process that qualifying individual homeowners can apply to. Once a targeted homeowner expresses interest in a lot, they must meet the following criteria in order to purchase the lot. These criteria include:

  • Vacant lot must be currently owned by the City of Peoria and meet the definition of a side lot
  • Adjacent property must be owner-occupied (no contract for deed)
  • Applicant must be current on property taxes
  • Applicant cannot owe any outstanding balance to the City of Peoria including environmental code violations, work order fees, citation, storm-water utility, etc.
  • Applicant cannot have an environmental case or a housing court judgement in the past 3 years
  • Applicant must pay all fees associated with the side lot transfer (Recording fee $71 + Processing fee $50 = Total $121)
  • Applicant must be willing to combine parcels
  • Applicant must be willing/able to maintain property maintenance of side lot