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Welcome to the City of Chico Website

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 "Site Search" in the upper right hand corner to search just our website, or use the "Contact Us" form to submit a question. To translate this entire website, use the Google translate button in the upper left hand corner by clicking the down arrow to select the desired language.


Park Division’s 2017 Spring Volunteer Orientation:

Learn how to make a difference in your parks and greenways by becoming a volunteer. Information will be presented on Thursday March 30th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the City Council Building at 421 Main Street. Read or print out the flyer. Contact the Park Division at 896-7800 or email parkinfo@chicoca.gov.


Online Inspection Scheduling for Building Permits:

The Building Division is now accepting inspection requests online. Register for a free account with our online Permit Manager site to request inspections, view inspection results, and more. Requests can be made up until 11:59 pm for the following business day (same day is not available online). To get started with Permit Manager, click here. For assistance, contact the Building Division at (530) 879-6700.