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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 translation button in the upper left hand corner by clicking the down arrow to select the desired language.


Annie B's Annual Community Fundraising Drive ends on September 30, 2016:

The City of Chico has several programs and departments that benefit from donations given through North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) and the annual Annie B fundraising drive. A few examples are Community Grant Program 2016 GranteesBidwell Park - Chico Parks Division, and North Valley Housing Trust. You can click any of these links to donate directly to a specific program. For general information, or the ability to donate to multiple programs, visit the NVCF website.


Lifeguard Hours have ended at Sycamore Pool:

Labor Day marked the end of the swim season at Sycamore Pool and was the last day the pool is staffed with lifeguards. For more information, please contact the Parks Division at 530-896-7800 or visit our Bidwell Park web page.

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.

2016 General Municipal Election - Tuesday, November 8

The General Municipal Election will be held on the Tuesday, November 8, 2016. There are 11 official candidates for the four Council seats that will be considered at the November 8, 2016 election. In addition, three measures will also be decided by the voters. For more information regarding the election, please click here.