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Finance Department

Overview
Finance Front Counter

The City of Chico Finance Department is responsible for managing the City’s financial operations; including the accounting of all revenues and expenditures, the preparation and administration of the City’s annual budget, and providing customer service to the Chico community.

Finance Front Counter Hours

Monday
   Walk-ins:  8:30am – 4:30pm 
Tuesday 
   Walk-ins: 8:30am – 12:00pm
   Appointment only: 1:00pm – 4:30pm 
Wednesday
   Appointment only: 8:30am – 12:00pm
   Walk-ins: 1:00pm – 4:30pm 
Thursday
   Walk-ins: 8:30am – 12:00pm
   Appointment only: 1:00pm – 4:30pm 
Friday – Closed 

City Hall First Floor
411 Main Street, Chico, CA 95928

Contact Information

  • General Information  …………..(530) 879-7300
  • Administrative Citations ……….(530) 879-7320
  • Accounts Payable  ……………..(530) 879-7340
  • Licenses & Permits  ……………..(530) 879-7320
  • Parking Citations ………………..(800) 828-3551
  • Parking Permits ………………….(530) 879-7320
  • Short Term Rentals  ……………..(530) 767-1017
  • Transient Occupancy Tax …….(530) 879-7320

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Financial Reports
Purchase Agreements

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Mark Sorensen To Be Appointed City Manager

After concluding final interviews during the City Manager recruitment process spanning several months, the Chico City Council will formally appoint Mark Sorensen as the new City Manager for the City of Chico. The City Council will make the final appointment of Mark Sorensen as City Manager at its meeting of July 5, 2022. See the media alert that was distributed on Thursday, June 29, 2022 here: Mark Sorensen To Be Appointed City Manager 

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Hotels & Short Term Rentals

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Hotel and short-term home sharing and/or vacation rental units arrangements require reporting of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) to the City of Chico.

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