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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.


Donate to City programs through North Valley Community Foundation Annie B's pledge drive this month:

The City of Chico has several programs, groups, and departments that benefit from donations given through North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF). To highlight a few, there is the Community Grant Program 2014 Selected Grantees, Bidwell Park - Chico Parks Division, Chico Police Foundation, Chico Animal Shelter, and North Valley Housing Trust. You can click on one or more of these links to donate directly to a specific program. For general information, or the ability to donate to multiple programs, go to the NVCF website and follow the donation instructions.



Request for Statement of Interest for Airport Management Services at the Chico Municipal Airport:

The City of Chico is seeking qualified firms and/or individuals interested in providing professional airport management services at the Chico Municipal Airport, a FAA Certificated airport serving both general and commercial aviation operations. Respondents are asked to submit a Statement of Interest (SOI) to the office of the City Manager, 411 Main Street, Chico CA 95928 (Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3420, Chico, CA 95927) no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Any SOI received after this date and time will not be considered. All questions related to this RFI should be directed to Management Analyst Debbie Collins at debbie.collins@chicoca.gov or (530) 896-7216. Click here for details and instructions. RFI for Airport Management Services


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.


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 the 2014 Election button on the left for additional information.