Development Engineering

Development Engineering

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The Development Engineering Division conducts the engineering review component of the City’s development process to ensure compliance with the Chico Municipal Code and accepted engineering standards and practices related to processing subdivision maps. 

Services also include the formation and reporting of Chico Maintenance Districts.

Log in to eTrakit for the following online permit services:

  • Apply for permits online
  • Schedule an inspection
  • Research existing permits from 1997 to Present
  • Check inspection results

Sign-up to receive information and design updates (email address required)

Information regarding Automatic 1-year Tentative Map Extension: Senate Bill No. 1185

Development Impact Fees Analysis and Recommendations (Nexus Study)

Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chico Amending Chapter 3.85 entitled “Development Impact Fees” of the Chico Municipal Code (effective 12-6-18)
2017-2018 Development Impact Fee Final Report
2016 Development Impact Fee Update Final Report
2014-2015 Development Impact Fee Final Report
Capital Improvement Program 2013-14 through 2023-24


Construction Inspection

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Construction Inspection provides construction management and inspection for various types of projects: Capital Improvement Program, subdivision, special improvement districts and encroachment permits.

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