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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.


Board and Commission Biennial Recruitment - Opens November 5, 2014:

The Chico City Council is seeking applications from volunteers to serve on the City of Chico's Board and Commissions. Applicants must be residents of the City of Chico and qualified voters (18 years or older). All appointments will be four year terms beginning January 2015, and expiring January 2019. Click here for more information. All applications and supplementals must be received in the City Clerk's office by 5:00 p.m., Friday, December 5, 2014.


Workshop schedule for the 2015-2019 City of Chico HUD Consolidated Plan:

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 input on how these funds should be used. This will provide the 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.

City Leaf Collection began November 3, 2014:

This year's leaf pickup program will run through January 2, 2015. 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 emailed to rightofwaymaintenance@chicoca.gov.

Check before you light program began November 1, 2014:

The Butte County Air Quality Management District (BCAQMD) "Check Before Your Light" wood burning restrictions started on Saturday, November 1, 2014. This year the program runs until February 28, 2015. Woodstove and fireplace use within the City of Chico is restricted by a City ordinance and are not voluntary for residents and businesses within the city limits on the designated no burn days. For more information visit BCAQMD or read the press release.