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Community Development Department User Fee Study Available:
A User Fee Study of the City’s fees for various development-related applications and permits has been completed and is available for public review. The Study establishes the actual cost of providing the services, and compares this cost to revenue under the current fee structure. The report addresses application fees, permit fees, and other miscellaneous charges occurring primarily in the Community Development Department. Click here to review the Chico User Fee Study.
Housing Element Update:
A draft Housing Element document is available for public review. The Housing Element is considered the primary policy document to guide the development, rehabilitation, and preservation of housing for all economic segments of the City's population. The HCD comments will be included as part of the public hearing and approval process later in the year. Click here to review www.chicohousingelement.com.
Community Organization Program Funding application forms available:
The application forms for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015
Community Organization Program funding are now available. Requests for use
of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds will be accepted
up until Monday, March 10, 2014.
Follow this link
for information and forms: Housing and Neighborhood_services.
City of Chico Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home
Investment Partnership (HOME) programs, community information workshop:
MARCH 11, 2014, 6:00 P.M., Conference Room 1, 421 Main Street, Chico . The City receives an annual award of community development and housing funds from the federal department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Each year the City must submit an annual “Action Plan” to HUD describing the City’s plans for using these funds in the upcoming year. Click here for more information.