Supporting the City Heights Business Improvement District since 2003

The City Heights Business Association is a 501(c) 6 organization that supports the growth and development of City Heights businesses by managing the City Heights Maintenance Assessment District and the City Heights Business Improvement District, and contributing to initiatives that support the needs and well-being of the greater community.

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Serving Our Members

We represent over 750 businesses and property owners within the City Heights Business Improvement District that serve the residents of City Heights and the thousands of customers that come from other parts of San Diego to shop, dine, visit, and do business. We support our member businesses with information and resources such as loans and grants, technical assistance, webinars, and general guidance on a variety of business issues. Additionally, we highlight local City Heights businesses through social media, our News & Stories blog, newsletters, a business directory and other marketing activities such as special events and programs.
Photo collage of CHBA clean and safe crew power washing University Ave sidewalk, art installation on University Ave, and burger and fries from a City Heights restaurant
Photo collage of City Heights streetlight banners, community alley cleanup, and city beautification work (potted plant on sidewalk)

Serving Our Community

City Heights is a culturally and ethnically diverse San Diego community rich in history. At the City Heights Business Association, we believe in the power of our community: residents, business owners, and community organizations working together to support our neighborhoods and business district. Our organization is multifaceted. We engage in numerous activities and initiatives that support the overall goal of growing and improving our City Heights community. Such initiatives include a variety of collaborative efforts such as special events, community cleanups, crime prevention, holiday decorations, homeless outreach and support, and various landscaping and beautification projects to enhance the pedestrian experience.

Cleaning & Maintenance Services

Through our Clean & Safe Program we provide cleaning, maintenance, and security services including trash removal, graffiti removal, power-washing, landscaping, and street-light installation within the City Heights Maintenance Assessment District.

Mural in west City Heights

The City Heights Experience

Discover the food, art, culture, and businesses that make City Heights unlike any place else.
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City Heights Business Association clean and safe crew removing trash and replacing trash linings on University Ave in City Heights, San Diego

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Let us know about any maintenance or safety issues within the City Heights Maintenance Assessment District!
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City Heights News & Stories

Get up to date on recent happenings in our community and learn more about the people and businesses who make us unique.
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