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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.


City requests proposals for Community Grant Program:

The City of Chico is inviting community organizations to submit grant proposals as part of the Community Grant Program for fiscal year 2015‐2016. Similar to the grant process initiated 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. The grant application opens May 1 and closes at 5pm on June 1, 2015. An orientation for interested participants will be held Wednesday, April 29 at 12pm at the City Council Chambers. Click here to visit the online application, or read the press release for more information.

Utility User's Tax (UUT) Refund Program begins May 1:

The City of Chico Finance Office will be accepting applications between May 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015 for the annual UUT Refund Program. The Refund Program offers low income rate payers a refund on taxes paid for gas, electric, water and telecommunications services paid between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015.  Read this for more detailed information including income levels.