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Welcome to the City of Chico Website

This site is dedicated to the business of government for the City of Chico, including Public Safety, Public Works, Parks,  Business and Building Permits, City Council and other governing bodies. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please use the "Contact Us" form to submit a question.


Notice inviting bids - Weed Abatement contractual Services:

The City of Chico will accept sealed bids for the above at the Community Development Department Office (CDD), City Hall, 411 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Chico, California 95928 (Mailing Address: P. O. Box 3420, Chico, CA 95927), until April 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., at which time they will be publicly opened and read. A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held on April 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in Conference Room 1, at 421 Main Street (Council Chambers). Click here to read NIB-Weed Abatement Services agreement details.

City of Chico Draft HUD Consolidated Plan available:

The draft HUD Consolidated Plan for 2015-2019 is available for review and comment through May 5, 2015. Please visit the Housing page for more details and comment submission deadlines.


City announces new Sustainability Website:

In keeping with its commitment to be a leader in sustainability, the City of Chico is pleased to announce that it has launched a new sustainability webpage, which can be accessed at www.chicosustainability.org. The website is an information hub for how residents and businesses can implement sustainable practices.  In addition, the website provides links to important City documents, such as the Climate Action Plan and the annual Sustainability Indicators Report. For contact or more information please refer to the press release.


City Plastic Bag Ordinance in effect January 1, 2015:

Effective on January 1, 2015, grocery and other affected stores in Chico can no longer provide single-use carryout plastic bags or distribute paper bags for free at checkout. This ordinance goes into effect regardless of the pending State law referendum. Customers will have the option to bring their own bags of any type, or pay for recycled content paper bags. For more information and detailed facts about the ordinance please view our poster, download our brochure, or read our FAQs.