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Chico Reduce Building Fee for Single-Family Residential Solar Installations

This past spring, the City’s Building Division implemented an expedited on-line permitting program for smaller solar installations, which resulted in time-savings and convenience for permittees. In addition, on Oct. 20th, as part of its adoption of revised Building fees, and consistent with the City’s Climate Action Plan, Council agreed to reduce the Building fee for single-family residential solar installations from $164.00 to $77.00. This approximately 53% fee reduction is intended to serve as an incentive to advance an important City initiative. The new fee goes into effect on December 20, 2015.

Community-Wide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory
2005 - 2012

The draft copy of this report is available for download.

Sustainability Indicators Report

Speaking of reports, the 2015 Sustainability Indicators Report is also available for download.

B-Line Tracker

Now you can track your B-Line bus arrival time with a simple text. Whether you're at home or in that busy line at the coffee shop, simply text your bus stop I.D. code to 27299 and the bus arrival information will be sent right to your phone. Click here and follow the 3 easy steps to find your bus and enjoy your ride.