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Welcome to the City of Chico Website

This site is dedicated to the business of government for the City of Chico, including Public Safety, Public Works, Parks, Business and Building Permits, City Council and other governing bodies. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please use the "Contact Us" form to submit a question.



The City of Chico, presents Drop and Dash this week:

Moving? The City of Chico and other co-sponsors present “Drop and Dash” scheduled on Today, May 24 and Thursday, May 26, 2016. This event is held to reduce the amount of illegal dumping and to attempt to reuse the amount of recyclable and re-usable material that goes to the public landfill. Click Here for more information on the event. For questions call the City of Chico at 879-6330.


Utility Users Tax Information:

The City of Chico Finance Office will be accepting applications between May 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 for the annual Utilities User Tax (UUT) Refund Program. The Refund Program offers low income rate payers a refund on taxes paid for gas, electric, water and telecommunication services paid between May 1, 2015 and April 30, 2016. Read this form for more detailed information including income levels.


City of Chico Community Grant Program opened May 2, 2016:

The City of Chico is inviting community organizations to submit grant proposals as part of the Community Grant Program for fiscal year 2016-2017. Similar to the grant process last year, the Community Grant Program will be run in partnership with the North Valley Community Foundation, leveraging City funding to engage citizens, empower nonprofits, and build sustainable funding with less dependency on City money. The grant application opens May 2, 2016 and closes at 5pm on June 1, 2016. An orientation meeting for interested participants will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 12pm at the City Council Chambers. Interested organizations may access the application by visiting Chico Community Grant Program.

Caper Acres Renovation project fundraisers:

The Limited Edition Jake Early Caper Acres Kleen Kanteen is now available for purchase as well as other events happening this spring. Proceeds go directly to the Caper Acresrenovation project. For more information and details about the Caper Acres renovation project and how you can help, please visit Caper Acres Renovation.


2016 City Election in November:

On November 8, 2016, voters will determine who will fill four Councilmember seats currently up for election. The term of office for these positions is four years. For more information regarding this election, please click here.