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Local Road Safety Plan Survey

The City of Chico Public Works Department is creating a Local Road Safety Plan to improve safety on our roadways and we need to hear from you!

Please complete the short survey and interactive map to identify roadway safety concerns you have while getting around town. Your input will be used to help guide funding for future safety improvements and safety programs.

To ensure your voice is heard, be sure to complete the survey by November 25th.

Survey: https://arcg.is/10a9Tz

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RFP for Software Consulting Services

The City is looking to work with a software consultant that can provide services related to Central Square software products.

Sealed proposals will be received for Software Consulting Services per the attached specifications. The due date to submit a proposal is November 2, 2020 by 4:00 p.m.

Official RFP with Specifications

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2020 League of American Bicyclists Survey

Are you a local bicyclist? We need your feedback! Take the 2020 League of American Bicyclists survey to help better understand your bicycling experiences in Chico.

The City of Chico encourages the use of bicycles for transportation, recreation and fitness. The City’s Traffic Division provides accommodations for bicyclists on many roads, like the numerous bike racks in the downtown area and the dozens of bike paths and bike lanes throughout the city.

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Price gouging ordinance remains in effect

The City of Chico would like to remind those in our neighboring communities who may have been ordered to evacuate and are currently seeking lodging in hotels, motels, or other temporary housing options that Ordinance Number 2522 remains in effect.

The City of Chico would like to remind those in our neighboring communities who may have been ordered to evacuate and are currently seeking lodging in hotels, motels, or other temporary housing options that Ordinance Number 2522 prohibiting price gouging during and following a declared emergency remains in effect.

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Commercial Cannabis Ordinance Information

All commercial cannabis uses are presently unlawful in Chico and are not allowed unless you’ve obtained a permit from the State of California and the City of Chico. The ordinances are not yet in effect.

The following is for general information only.  See text of proposed ordinances and resolution for full understanding of what is being proposed and additional requirements.  Each Commercial Cannabis use has specific conditions and requirements, including limitations on where such uses can be located. 

 

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Public Participation at City Council Meetings

There are many ways your voice can be heard at the City of Chico's City Council meetings. Both in person and remote participation are available for meetings.

The City of Chico’s City Council meetings are open to both in-person and remote participation.

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City of Chico Begins Enforcement of Orders

Effective immediately and upon direction of the City Council, the City of Chico has begun enforcement of the Governor's and State Health Officer's orders pertaining to COVID-19.

These orders include the wearing of face coverings in public spaces when physical distancing is not possible, ensuring businesses are abiding by the closure of indoor operations due to Butte County being added to the State’s watch list, and ensuring those businesses authorized to remain open are abiding by the State’s prescribed protocols.

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City Temporarily Expands Outside Commerce for Non-Food Establishments

Emergency orders temporarily allows non-food businesses to expand commerce outdoors on private and public property.

In order to assist local businesses impacted by State Public Health Orders, the City of Chico has issued Emergency Order 2020-004 temporarily expanding outdoor commerce for non-food businesses on private property.

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Pre-approved ADU plans now available!

The City of Chico now has a series of Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) plans designed, plan checked and available pre-approved...free of charge!

With grant funds secured from the State Department of Housing and Community Development (SB 2 “Building Homes and Jobs Act”), the City of Chico had a series of Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) plans designed, plan checked and available pre-approved to the public for use free of charge.

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City Temporarily Expands Outdoor Dining at Existing Food Establishments

Emergency order issued to allow food establishments to use their private space for outdoor dining. City also highlights process to use public space for outdoor dining.

Due to COVID-19 and Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent actions closing indoor dining at restaurants, the City of Chico has issued Emergency Order 2020-002 temporarily expanding outdoor dining at existing restaurants.

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Welcome to the City of Chico!

On July 1, 2020, we welcome the communities of Chapman and Mulberry to the Chico City limits through the Chapman Neighborhood Annexation.

Welcome to the beautiful City of Chico!

The communities of Chapman and Mulberry were recently added to the City of Chico through the Chapman Neighborhood Annexation. As a result, the City is now providing their municipal services. Below are summaries and contact numbers for key services provided by the City.

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Community Connect

Chico Fire-Rescue's new program that helps the community provide critical information to First Responders.

The Chico Fire Department is excited to announce a new program, Community Connect, that allows them to protect our community in even more effective ways. It is a free, secure, and easy way for our residents to provide critical information about their households to First Responders. 

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Engaged Chico

The City of Chico's online citizen engagement tool. Join in discussions, weigh in on city plans and more, because your voice matters.

Engaged Chico is an online citizen engagement tool providing citizens of Chico with a new and convenient way to have greater access to our elected officials and city staff. Citizens can easily provide feedback, suggest ideas, learn about upcoming projects planned for the City, and most importantly, have additional ways to be heard at actual Council meetings. This program also allows citizens to easily contribute, vote on and prioritize ideas using a customized website dedicated to community idea sharing.

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