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City of Chico

City of Chico

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The Code Enforcement Division is responsible for the preservation of neighborhoods by gaining compliance with applicable ordinances within the Chico Municipal Code.
 
Common Code Violations:
  • Accumulation of junk/trash/debris
  • Long-term storage of RV's, trailers, boats on public property (streets, public rights-of-way)
  • Inoperable/abandoned vehicles-PRIVATE PROPERTY ONLY
  • INOPERABLE/ABANDONED CARS OR TRUCKS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY ARE HANDLED BY CHICO POLICE DEPARTMENT/TRAFFIC at (530) 897-4910
  • Unauthorized materials in the public right-of-way
  • Zoning Violations
  • Trash can placement/inadequate garbage service
  • Sign Violations
  • Illegal Camping
  • Building/Construction Violations
  • Substandard Housing

Substandard Housing

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Substandard Housing Information

Code Enforcement investigates complaints concerning substandard housing issues and works with the various property management companies and property owners to ensure that residents of Chico live in a healthy and properly maintained environment. For clarification on substandard housing, please contact Code Enforcement at (530) 879-6330.

Drop and Dash

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Staff sponsors and participates in Drop and Dash, a community cleanup event held annually in May for students only. For more information, contact the Code Enforcement Office at (530) 879-6330.

Weed Abatement

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Weed Abatement Contractors

Code Enforcement staff is responsible for the identification of vacant properties that contain weeds and work with the property owners and City Council to ensure abatement. 

Report Graffiti

Report Graffiti

To Report Graffiti, call (530) 894-4200.

Report a Complaint

Report a Complaint

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To Report a Complaint on Private Property:
To Report a Complaint on Public Property:

Contact Code Enforcement

Phone: (530) 879-6330
Fax: (530) 895-4726
Report Graffiti: (530) 894-4200
Physical Address:
411 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Chico, California 95928
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3420
Chico, CA 95927
Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM