Welcome to Butte County

Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. The majority of Butte County residents live in one of the five incorporated towns or cities: Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville or Paradise. Butte County government provides services to residents through 23 diverse departments. Services include elections, road maintenance, public safety, solid waste disposal, and health and human services to name a few.

Listen Live to Board of Supervisors Meeting

Listen to the Board of Supervisors Meeting Live. Visit the Live Board Audio Page to listen.

Forest Ranch Town Hall Meeting

Forest Ranch residents are encouraged to participate in a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the Forest Ranch Community Center, 15807 Forest Ranch Road, Forest Ranch. View Full News Release.

New Mass Public Notification System

A new Emergency Mass Notification System will allow citizens of Butte County to sign up to receive emergency notifications.  Citizens may sign up for notifications on the self-registration portal. The web portal allows citizens to add email addresses, cellular numbers, and land line phone numbers, as well as, attach those numbers and email addresses to their home on a map. Sign up today and stay informed during an emergency. 

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Local & Community Resources

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Call 911 for Police, Fire or Medical emergencies.

Child Abuse
800.400.0902 or

24 Hour Domestic Violence Help
800.895.8476 or

Rape Crisis
800.656.4673 or

Elder Abuse

Children Mental Health Crisis
800.371.4373 or

Adult Mental Health Crisis
800.334.6622 or