Chico California Zoning Map

The Zoning Map for the City of Chico in California divides the city’s real estate into zones based on land use and building regulations.

The Zoning Ordinance divides the city based on zoning, land use and building regulations information.

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Quick Stats: Chico’s Most Common Zones

Primary Open Space - OS1


21.63% Land Coverage

9,029 Area

Low Density Residential - R1


21.23% Land Coverage

8,859 Area

Special Planning Area - SPA


11.08% Land Coverage

4,624 Area

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Chico, California Zoning Districts Explained

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Zone Code Zone Name
AC Airport Commercial
AM Airport Manufacturing Industrial
AP Airport Public Facilities
A Aviation
CC Community Commercial
CN Neighborhood Commercial
CR Regional Commercial
CS Commercial Services
DN Downtown North
DS Downtown South
IOMU Industrial Office Mixed Use
MG General Manufacturing Industrial
ML Light Manufacturing Industrial
OC Office Commercial
OR Office Residential
OS1 Primary Open Space
OS2 Secondary Open Space
PQ Public Quasi Public Facilities
R1-10 Low Density Residential
R1-15 Low Density Residential
R1 Low Density Residential
R2 Medium Density Residential
R3 Medium High Density Residential
R4 High Density Residential
RMU Residential Mixed Use
RS-1 Suburban Residential
RS-20 Suburban Residential
RS-2 Suburban Residential
RS-3 Suburban Residential
SPA Special Planning Area
TND Traditional Neighborhood Development

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What is Zoning?

Zoning codes are a century old, and the lifeblood of all major U.S. cities, determining what can be built where and what activities can take place in a neighborhood. Zoning is how cities control the development and use of land. Zoning defines the legally permitted and prohibited uses of a piece of land, determining if plot of land can be used for commercial, industrial, residential or agricultural purposes. Essentially, it determines what can and cannot be built on a property.

Zoning and Real Estate Values

Zoning is the first stage of the home life cycle and a key influence on all other stages. Zillow has identified that zoning regulations are so important that they impact home values. Zillow Research found that home values grew most in markets with the strictest land use regulations. Home values in the most restrictive metropolitan areas grew an average of 23.4%, more than double the home value appreciation in the least restrictive metros. Zoning regulations are determined locally and some cities can have more restrictive regulation systems than others. However, within a city’s zoning system individual zones can be more restrictive and less restrictive, including different single family zones.

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