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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 links below:

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. 307 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, (Municipal Code Amendment No. 17MCA01) to Amend Chapter 16.02.250 of the Municipal Code relative to definitions of marijuana uses, Amend Appendix A of the Municipal Code relative to arijuana related uses, and add Chapter 16.92 to the Municipal Code to prohibit specific outdoor and commercial marijuana-related uses and activities in all zoning districts of the City, and finding Municipal Code Amendment 17MCA01 exempt from review under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 308 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Amending Chapter 8.16 of the City of Chino Hills Municipal Code by adopting by reference the 2016 Edition of the California Fire Code with Errata, together with those portions of the 2015 International Fire Code was published by the International Code Council, including Appendix Chapters 4, B, BB, D, F, G, H, I, J, and N not included in the 2016 California Fire Code, collectively referred to as the "Fire Code" and with the additions, insertions, deletions, and changes prescribed in this chapter, regulating and governing the safeguarding of life and property from fire and explosion hazards, hazardous materials arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials, and devices, and from conditions hazardous to life or property in the occupancy of buildings and premises as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions, and terms of said Fire Code on file in the Office of the Clerk of the City of Chino Hills are referred to, adopted, and made part hereof; and finding the Ordinance is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 309 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Approving Municipal Code Amendment No. 17MCA03, to Amend Chapters 12.28 (Banners and Attachments in Public Rights-of-Way) and 16.38 (Signs) of the Chino Hills Municipal Code, Repeal Chapter 7 of Appendix D (Sign Regulations) of the Chino Hills Municipal Code Amendment is Exempt from Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act

Ordinance No. 310 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Setting the Amount of Solid Waste Disposal (Trash) Rates and Charges Pursuant to Health and Safety Code § 5471 Et Seq.

Ordinance No. 311 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chino Hills, California, Adopting Zone Change 16ZC02 to realign zoning boundaries between the Residential and Open Space Land Uses of the Project Site and Municipal Code Amendment 17MCA02 to establish a building separation standard for duplex developments