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About the Municipal Code

The Chino Hills Municipal Code represents the most current regulations adopted by the City. The document is a compilation of ordinances of the City. Following adoption by the City Council, ordinances of a general and permanent nature are codified into the Municipal Code. Codification is completed quarterly.

This Code guides how the City is governed and is updated as the City grows and changes. Ordinances that have been adopted, but have not yet been codified, are available by clicking on the following links: 

Ordinance No. 292 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Amending Various Chapters of the Chino Hills Municipal Code to Update the Definition, Development Standards, References, and Permissible Zoning Districts for Religious Institutions and Public Assembly Uses and Finding Municipal Code Amendment 15MCA02 Exempt from Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 344 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Amending (19MCA03) Title 16 (Development Code) of the Chino Hills Municipal Code, Section 16.58.080 Administrative Procedures, 16.68.080 Conditional Use Permits, 16.78.050 Minor Use Permits and Determining That the Municipal Code Amendment is Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 345 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Amending Chino Hills Municipal Code Section 10.04.020 Regarding Parking Fines and Chapter 10.32 (Wheeled Toys), in its Entirety, Amending the Chino Hills Municipal Code Title 12 (Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places) to Add Chapter 12.46 to Regulate the Use of City-Owned Government Center Parking Facilities and Determining That the Adoption of the Ordinance Is Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 346 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Amending (19MCA04) Title 16 (Development Code) of the Chino Hills Municipal Code Section 16.12.060 Alcoholic Beverage Outlets and Determining That the Municipal Code Amendment is Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 347 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Amending (19MCA10) Title 16 (Development Code) of the Chino Hills Municipal Code Chapter 16.90 Tree Preservation and Determining That the Municipal Code Amendment is Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 348u - An Urgency Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Amending Chino Hills Municipal Code Chapter 13.05 Utility Billing, Section 13.05.060 “Billing and Collection - Generally,” Section 13.05.070 “Late Payment of Utility Bills,” Section 13.05.080 “Disputes,” Section 13.05.130 “Notices” and Section 13.05.140 “Discontinuance of Service” and Finding That This Ordinance is Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 349 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California Amending Chino Hills Municipal Code Chapter 13.05 Utility Billing, Section 13.05.060 "Billing And Collection - Generally", Section 13.05.070 “Late Payment of Utility Bills”, Section 13.05.080 “Disputes”, Section 13.05.110 “Proration of Charges”, Section 13.05.130 “Notices” and Section 13.05.140 “Discontinuance of Service” and Finding That This Ordinance is Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 350 - An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Repealing and Replacing Chapter 12.32 City-Owned Open Space Use Regulations in its Entirety

Ordinance No. 351 - An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Repealing and Replacing Chapter 12.40 Park and Recreation Facilities Use Regulation in its Entirety

Ordinance No. 352 - An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Adopting by Reference and Amending the 2019 Edition of the California Fire Code with Errata, and the 2018 International Fire Code Regulating and Governing the Safeguarding of Life and Property From Fire and Explosion Hazards, Hazardous Materials and From Conditions Hazardous to Life or Property in the Occupancy of Buildings and Premises; Providing for the Issuance of Permits and Collection of Fees; and Repealing and Replacing Chapter 8.16 of the City of Chino Hills Code in its Entirety

Ordinance No. 353 - An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Amending Section 16.38.043 of the Chino Hills Municipal Code

Ordinance No. 354u - An Urgency Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Amending Chino Hills Municipal Code Section 2.44.080, Subsection B Requiring City Council Review of Necessity for Continuing Local Emergency Every Sixty Days

Ordinance No. 355 - An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Amending Chapter 16.34 Parking and Loading of the Chino Hills Municipal Code

Ordinance No. 356 - An Ordinance of the City of Chino Hills, Amending Chino Hills Municipal Code Section 2.44.080, Subsection B Requiring City Council Review of Necessity fo Continuing Local Emergency Every Sixty Days