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  • How do I obtain Jury Duty information?

    Please visit the San Diego Superior Court's website for more information.

  • How do I get a copy of other documents that were approved by the City Council?

    Many documents are immediately available through the Public Records page or you may complete a Public Records Request or call the City Clerk's office at 619-691-5041.

  • How do I get information about a current or previous Municipal Election?

    Please visit the Elections page.

  • How do I get a copy of a resolution, ordinance or minutes from a City Council Meeting?

  • How do I see a section of the Municipal Code for Chula Vista?

  • When and where are the City Council Meetings?

    City Council Meetings are held in Council Chambers at 276 Fourth Avenue, unless otherwise noted on the agenda. Visit the calendar of upcoming Council meetings for agendas, and meeting times and locations. City Council meetings can be viewed live on television on Cox Cable 24 or AT&T Uverse 99 (only in the City of Chula Vista) or via live streaming on your computer, tablet or smart phone.
  • How do I address the City Council at a meeting?

    If you wish to address the Council at a meeting, complete a "Request to Speak" form and submit it to the City Clerk prior to the meeting. Request to Speak forms are available in the lobby outside of Council Chambers or at the City Clerk's seat. The Mayor will call speakers to the podium at the appropriate time. 

    Generally, speakers are allotted 5 minutes for items appearing on the agenda and 3 minutes for items not on the agenda (under the Public Comments section of the agenda for all Regular Council meetings). Procedures and allotted speaking time is subject to change in accordance with the law.  Please speak with the City Clerk prior to the meeting if you have any questions.

  • How do I get a business license?

    If it's your first time to apply, call (619) 585-5624, email us at CVLicenses@chulavistaca.gov, or visit the Finance Department at 276 Fourth Avenue, Building A. 

    We accept new business license applications Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 3:30 pm and Friday, 9 am to 11:30 am.
  • Where can I register to vote?

    The City Clerk's Office at 276 Fourth Avenue in Chula Vista, or the Registrar of Voters at 5600 Overland Ave.
  • How do I get an application for absentee ballot?

    Call the County Registrar of Voters at (858) 565-5800.
  • How do I contact the Olympic Training Center?

    The Olympic Training Center can be reached at (619) 656-1500.
  • How do I contact the Department of Motor Vehicles?

    Call (800) 777-0133.
  • Who do I contact about Traffic Court?

    Call the San Diego Superior Court at (619) 746-6200.

  • Who do I talk to about filing for divorce, a name change or a restraining order?

    Call the South Bay Superior Court, for the following information:

    Criminal/Traffic/Minor Offense Filing/Records: (619) 746-6200
    Restraining Orders: (619) 746-6200
    Family Court Services: (619) 746-6097
    Family Law Facilitator (Recorded Information): (619) 450-5200
    Family Law Filing/Records: (619) 746-6200
    Juvenile Dependency: (619) 746-6200

     

  • How do I contact the South Bay Superior Court?

    Call the South Bay Superior Court at:

    Criminal/Traffic/Minor Offense Filing/Records: (619) 746-6200
    Restraining Orders: (619) 746-6200
    Family Court Services: (619) 746-6097
    Family Law Facilitator (Recorded Information): (619) 450-5200
    Family Law Filing/Records: (619) 746-6200
    Juvenile Dependency: (619) 746-6200
  • Who do I call about a small claims case in Chula Vista?

    Please call the South Bay Superior Court at (619) 746-6200.
  • How can I find a business in Chula Vista?

    Call the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce at (619) 420-6603. Their office is located at 233 Fourth Avenue in Chula Vista.

  • Where can I find information regarding bus and trolley routes/fares in Chula Vista?

    For more information, please visit www.sdmts.com.
  • How do I get a copy of a Birth Certificate, Death Certificate, or Marriage License?

    Call the County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk at (619) 236-3771 or visit their website.
  • How do I find out who owns a certain piece of property?

    Call the County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk at (619) 236-3771 or visit their website.
  • How do I make a public records act request?

    Many documents are immediately available through the Public Records page.  You may also complete a Public Records Request, call the City Clerk's office at 619-691-5041, or visit the City Clerk's office during normal business hours.
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