APPLY FOR PERMITS ONLINE
Use eTrakit to apply for certain types of permits online.
The type of permits offered online:
- Heating or Air-Conditioning System Permits: (mechanical)
- Re-Roofing Permits: (residential and commercial)
- Solar Permits
- Water Heater Permits: (replacement of water heater)
- Commercial Repair
- Electrical: (residential and commercial)
- Engineering Administrative
- Mechanical: (residential and commercial)
- Oversized Load
- Plumbing: (residential and commercial)
- Sewer Application
- Tree Permits
Mobile and Manufactured Home Permits
For mobile and manufactured home permits, please contact the California Department of Housing and Community Development (916)255-2501 to determine if your permit is under their jurisdiction or that of the City of Chico Building Division (530)879-6700.
First time user of Online Permit Services?
PUBLIC: Click Here to register for a free account.
CONTRACTORS WITH A LOG IN FOR OUR PREVIOUS ONLINE PERMIT SERVICE: Click HERE for instructions to retrieve password.
CONTRACTORS APPLYING FOR THE FIRST TIME:
- You must have your valid City of Chico business license number and
- Your California’s State Contractor’s License Number.
- Please read permit work description above, for important information needed for a permit.
- Contractors new to the eTRAKiT system need to call (530)879-6700 to be set up.
Applying for a Permit
If you are applying for a permit for the first time please read carefully.
- You may find the examples below helpful when describing the work you would like to be permitted:
Permit Work Description:
Reroof: Elk 30 Year 3 Tab 15 SQ
Plumbing: Whirlpool 50 gallon Tall Energy Star .67
Mechanical: Train XL16c / 16.60 SEER / 80% AFUE / Energy Star Qualified
Solar: 7.14KW PV array with PVI-5000-TL Invertor
Production Phase Homes Permits: Master Plan Number, Square Footage