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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.


Workshops for the 2015-2019 City of Chico HUD Consolidated Plan begin:

The City's HUD Consolidated Plan addresses the City's use of federal funding to benefit low-income http://www.gov.mb.ca/housing/images/hcd_hdr.pngpopulations. We are looking for your valuable input on how these funds should be used. This will providethe foundation for City HOME and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), budgets over the next 5 years. For a schedule of workshops and more information, please visit the Housing Page.

Leaf Collection program begins on November 3, 2014:

This year's leaf pickup program begins on Monday, November 3, 2014 and ends on January 2, 2015. Residents are asked to refrain from placing leaves in the City street/gutters before November 3, as street sweepers cannot handle the amount of leaves if left in the street before the pickup program begins. The curbside leaf collection program is only available to single-family residences or properties with 3 units or less.  For more information regarding the City's residential leaf pickup program and the alternative commercial landscaper/property owner program can be obtained at 894-4200 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or questions can be directed to Public Works Operations and Maintenance at 894-4200 or rightofwaymaintenance@chicoca.gov.


November 4, 2014 General Municipal Election Information:

The filling of three (3) council member seats will be determined by voters at the November 4, 2014 election. Please click on Election 2014 on the left, for additional information. Click here to register to vote, online.


Community Development Department (CDD) Announces On-Line Permitting:

The Building Division of CDD now provides On-Line Building Permits. It is now possible to secure building permits for water heater replacements, re-roofing, solar system and HVAC installations, and master-planned production homes via the internet. This is one of the City Council’s priorities to utilize technology to make working with the City more convenient and efficient for residents and businesses. To learn more about this process and how to utilize the online program, visit the On-Line Permits web page for instructions.