Extraordinary Skies. Uncommon Ground.  

Sierra Vista is truly a place to soar! The awe-inspiring skies are as wide open as the opportunities. At a cool 4,600 feet, Sierra Vista is the commercial, education, and medical hub of Southeast Arizona. With forward-thinking, citizen-centric leadership, the City of Sierra Vista strives to ensure a safe, healthy, and thriving community.


Vistas Winter Issue

Get ready for the return of the Old World Santas in Veterans Memorial Park, learn how SEACOM agencies benefit from regional dispatch, and prepare for the holiday season in Sierra Vista! That and much more is featured in the winter edition of Vistas.

Public Comments

The City Council is considering a 15 percent residential refuse rate increase and an ordinance change to allow private residential recycling collection. Also under consideration is  zoning change affecting schools. Learn more and submit comments on the Public Comment Items page.

Fry Improvement Project

Fry BlvdThe City is moving forward to build an improved Fry Boulevard and create a space that meets the needs of vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists alike, with amenities that will enhance the business district and public spaces.

Energy Initiative

Ball fields at nightLearn more about Sierra Vista’s exciting new energy initiatives.  Learn what projects are on deck, what current project is underway, and when to expect even more! The photo gallery documents this project, with new snaps being added as work is done.

Refuse rate increase considered

The City Council approved a proposed 15 percent residential refuse rate increase for a 30-day public comment on Thursday, Dec. 12. After 30 days, it will return to the council for final consideration. Learn more and submit comments on the Public Comment Items page. 

Recycling Drop-off Center

The City’s recycling drop-off center is now open Monday-Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 7201 E. Hwy 90. Accepted materials are: corrugated cardboard, glass bottles and jars, steel and aluminum cans, and plastics #1 and #2. Learn more on our recycling page.

Upcoming Events

Sun 15

Annual Cove Closure

November 18, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Sun 15

Guided Bird Walk

December 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Sun 15

Musical Performances/Concert

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun 15

Swinging Christmas Concert

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon 16

Monday – Tuesday Hikers Group

December 16 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
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Public Meetings

Mon 16
Mon 16

Arts and Humanities Commission

December 16 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 17

Youth Commission – Cancelled

December 17 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 17

Planning and Zoning Commission

December 17 @ 5:00 pm
Wed 18

Environmental Affairs Commission

December 18 @ 3:30 pm
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Never miss a collection day! Download the printer-friendly 2019-2020 Trash Calendar for the City or Fort Huachuca. Please complete this form to have your blue recycling bin removed.

Find the City's policy for ADA Reasonable Modification/Accommodation here. If you would like to download a printer-friendly copy, click here.

Stack of law books

Sierra Vista's Code of Ordinances is available online from American Legal Publishing Corporation. The City Development Code is integrated as Chapter 151 of this searchable database.

The City has a variety of surplus items like furniture, supplies, equipment, and even vehicles available for sale on our public auction site.

Thanks to community support, all 53 Old World Santas are restored, making their debut on Dec. 6 at Veterans Memorial Park! Download the ePub for images and stories.

Pay your City of Sierra Vista bill online!