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City of Gridley

685 Kentucky Street
Gridley, CA 95948
(530) 846-5695 

Jerry Ann Fichter, Mayor 
Brad Wilkie, City Manager
Ravie Aujla, Chairperson, planning

1990- 4,630 
2000- 5,454 
2010- 6,454

Quality of Life 
Home of the Butte County Fair 
Charming agricultural community 
Gateway to Gray Lodge Wildlife Area 
Two beautiful parks 
Butte College 
Trade Area of 30,000+ people 
One hour drive to Sacramento 
Turn-of-the-century architecture 
Located the foot of the world's smallest mountain range, the Sutter Buttes 

Investment / Incentives 
Redevelopment Agency 
Recycling Market 
Development Zone 
Subsidized Training 
Tax Credits 
Special Electric Rates

Gray Lodge Wildlife Area

The City of Gridley is located in the heart of rice country, XX miles north of Sacramento. A local government with a “can do” attitude makes Gridley a welcome spot for businesses wishing to take advantage of its excellent climate and location.


Gridley is a small city with a professional staff, quick turnaround and personal attention. There is a pro-business city council. For broader information about city, county, and state regulations see Permits.


One stop for licenses, quick and personal service, reasonable fees.


The City provides water, sewer, storm drain and electricity. It takes just one stop to sign up for all. Electric rates average 15% below PG&E (rates vary, check with the City for more information). 

Market Research

Various development studies are available on the City of Gridley website under City Departments.


Gridley is a growing community, where inexpensive housing, one of the lowest property tax rates in the state, a low crime rate, mild winters and warm summers, and neighbors that care about each other make this an excellent location to raise a family.