The Public Works Department issues permits for parking lots, erosion and stormwater, and anything in the public right-of-way. Other building permits including electrical, plumbing and roofing are issued by Building Inspections at 309-494-8620.
Demolition permits are issued by the Building Inspections Department at 309-494-8620.
For information on erosion control on a demolition site, contact the Engineering Division of Public Works at 309-494-8800.
For information on sidewalk, driveway and curb specifications and permits, contact the Right-of-Way Permits Division of Public Works at 309-494-8800.
Excavations / Utilities/Contractor
Excavation in the public right-of-way for utility work or any other reason requires approval from the City of Peoria Public Works Department. Work performed without proper permits and inspections are subject to removal and replacement upon notification at no cost to the city.
Dumpster or Portable Storage Containers
The right-of-way use permit is only required if the dumpster or container is stored on the City's right-of-way (i.e. street, alley, etc.)
New Residential Construction - Address Assignments & Public Works Permits
See the Public Works - Address and Property section for more information.
Residential Parking Permits
See the Public Works – Parking section for more information.
A Block Party is a gathering of persons living within a residential neighborhood upon a city-owned right-of-way within that neighborhood for recreational and/or social purposes.
A permit is required to store a dumpster or a portable storage container on the right-of-way of the City of Peoria.
Peoria’s Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Control Ordinance is in place to protect property owners and the environment from silt migration, erosion of stream banks and ravines, and excessive stormwater runoff.
See the Public Works Department fee schedule.
Find information on flooding in Peoria.
Blocking a public street, alley or sidewalk requires a permit from the City of Peoria.
The Public Works Permits Division assigns all new addresses within the City limits.
This permit is to resurface or construct a parking lot prior to the start of work.
Read the Public Works Department's Policies and Regulations.
Any work or facility/fixture/structure placed in the City of Peoria right-of-way must have permission from the City of Peoria Public Works Department.
A sidewalk café is a portion of a sidewalk used to provide additional seating for the adjacent business. A commercial parklet is an extension of the sidewalk into an existing on-street parking space, which provides more space and amenities for retail food establishments.
The construction or replacement of sidewalk or drive approach in the public right-of-way requires approval from the City of Peoria Public Works Department.