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 Fall Issue

Find out what the City is doing to make recycling work, how saving energy is paying for upgrades to sports fields and other facilities, and how you can experience the life of a Sierra Vista firefighter/paramedic. That and more is all in the fall issue of Vistas.

Public Comments

City Council will be considering a refuse fee changes, including residential Dumpsters, green waste, and special pickups. Proposed changes will better offset costs for these programs. Also under consideration are development code changes, to include sign regulations, district regulations with regard to dumping rubbish, and home-based businesses. Submit your comments online.

How to Recycle

Wondering how the new drop-off  Recycling Center works?
This short video explains it all.

Recycling at the City’s drop-off recycling center is easy! This short video shows you recyclables are acceptable, how to prep your recyclables, and how to get the the Recycling Center.

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.

Adoptions Suspended

Sleeping dog

Adoptions at the Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center have been temporarily suspended until further notice to prevent the spread of confirmed cases of parvo. This highly infectious disease mainly affects puppies and young dogs. Animal Care staff is working around the clock to help the pups recover.

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

Musical Performances/Concert

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

Monday – Tuesday Hikers Group

September 16 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Mon 16

Aqua Cardio

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 8:50 am
Mon 16

Guided Nature Walks

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 16

Bodies in Motion

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am
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Public Meetings

Mon 16

Arts and Humanities Commission

September 16 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 17
Tue 17

Youth Commission

September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 17

Planning and Zoning Commission

September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Wed 18

Commission on Disability Issues

September 18 @ 1:00 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.

Help reproduce the much-loved display of Old World Santas that appears in Veterans Memorial Park anually. Click here to find out how you can help!

Pay your City of Sierra Vista bill online!