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Finance Department

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Finance Front Counter

The City of Chico Finance Department is responsible for managing the City’s financial operations; including the accounting of all revenues and expenditures, the preparation and administration of the City’s annual budget, and providing customer service to the Chico community.

Finance Front Counter Hours

***ATTENTION***
In an effort to mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19 from person to person, City facilities are open to the public BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. This allows commerce to continue while implementing social distancing, as appointment times are staggered.

To schedule an appointment with the Finance Department, please call (530) 879-7320.

Monday through Thursday:  8:30 – 4:30 (Closed Friday)
City Hall First Floor
411 Main Street, Chico, CA 95928

Contact Information

  • General Information  …………..(530) 879-7300
  • Administrative Citations ……….(530) 879-7320
  • Accounts Payable  ……………..(530) 879-7340
  • Licenses & Permits  ……………..(530) 879-7320
  • Parking Citations ………………..(800) 828-3551
  • Parking Permits ………………….(530) 879-7320
  • Short Term Rentals  ……………..(530) 767-1017
  • Transient Occupancy Tax …….(530) 879-7320

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Financial Reports
Purchase Agreements

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Annual Budget

At its meeting on June 23, 2020, the City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Final Annual Budget and Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2019-20 through 2029-30.

Throughout the ensuing fiscal year, this budget may be adjusted with approved Supplemental Appropriations (adds funding) and/or Budget Modifications (moves existing funding between accounts).

To view the FY2020-21 FINAL Budget and Capital Improvement Program for Fiscal Years 2019-20 through 2029-30, click this link:
FY2020-21 Final City Annual Budget

To view the FY2020-21 Budget Policies, click this link: 
FY2020-21 Budget Policies

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Audited Financial Statements

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Current and archived financial statements for the City of Chico.

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Hotels & Short Term Rentals

Hotel and short-term home sharing and/or vacation rental units arrangements require reporting of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) to the City of Chico.

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