Official City Council Meeting Agenda Materials

Official City Council Meeting Agenda Materials can be accessed by clicking here or at the City Council Tab.  Complete City Council Agenda Packet hard copies are available at the Administration Counter at City Hall. The City of Gridley is proud of our strong tradition of providing the highest possible levels of transparency.

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Mayor Bruce Johnson Coronavirus Updates

Message from Gridley Mayor Bruce Johnson regarding the Coronavirus - April 10, 2020

Dear Gridley Residents and Businesses;

Over the past three years we’ve experienced the mass evacuation due to the Oroville Spillway emergency, the significant long-term impacts of the Camp Fire and now we find ourselves in the grasp of a global pandemic. While we cannot be sure when this situation will end, we can rest assured that Gridley will persevere due to the quality of our residents!  Gridley residents and businesses have proved themselves to be compassionate, generous, and strong during our past disasters. In fact, we’ve developed a very positive reputation…

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Gridley Electric Customers not affected by PG&E shutoffs

Updated October 7, 2019

As you’ve likely heard, PG&E is shutting off power to parts of their service area during times of higher wildfire risk. These shutoffs will most likely not impact the Gridley Electric Utility and our customers.  We are connected to a different power grid and receive our power from Gridley’s sources other than PG&E.  Wildland fires are a serious problem in California. Please always be cautious when enjoying the outdoors.

Please click here to learn more about the Gridley Electric Utility

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Official City Planning Commission Meeting Agenda Materials

Official Planning Commission Meeting Agenda Materials can be accessed by clicking here or at the Planning Commission Tab.  Complete Planning Commission Agenda Packet hard copies are available at the Finance or Administration Counter at City Hall.  The City of Gridley is proud of our strong tradition of providing the highest possible levels of transparency.

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Butte County assumes Gridley Building Inspection Duties

Effective August 1, 2017 all building inspections services required in the City of Gridley became the responsibility of the Butte County Department of Development Services Building Division, located at 7 County Center Drive in Oroville.  The County has a wide array of resources and capabilities far exceeding our one-person operation.  We are especially pleased that the County provides a wide array of inspections services and permits online at

If you are considering a new project, please visit to see if the permit can be obtained online. 

The Butte County Building Division can be reached at (530) 538-7601

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Volunteer Firefighters Wanted

Have you ever wanted to get involved and make a difference by helping your neighbors and friends? If so, consider becoming a Gridley Volunteer Firefighter!

The City of Gridley is a combination Fire Department with full-time CAL FIRE Firefighters and Gridley area citizen Volunteer Firefighters. Our Volunteers meet regularly for training. Training is done cooperatively with Butte County Fire and includes all basic firefighting skills: first aid, ladders, breathing apparatus use, hose streams, vehicle extrication, etc.  This ongoing training is in addition to the initial basic operations training course.  

For more information about becoming a Gridley Volunteer Firefighter, go to and submit a Volunteer Firefighter Interest Form.

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Weed fire threat

In an effort to keep all Gridley residents and visitors safe, Gridley Firefighters will conduct weed, high grass, rubbish, and nuisance inspections of all residential, commercial, and industrial properties throughout the Summer months.  Properties found to have high weeds, grasses, and nuisances as outlined in Chapter 8.08 - Abatement of Weeds and Rubbish of the City Municipal Code, will be officially noticed.  Property owners who fail to comply with the Notice will be abated.  The costs of the abatement will be billed to the properties and those costs may be assessed against the property’s property taxes.

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