Development Services

If you are looking to create jobs, talk with us. We process Building Permits including Plan Review, Inspections and coordination with other agencies to issue Permits. We process Development Applications including environmental review, provide zoning information and support long-range planning through the County’s General Plan. Code Enforcement responds to Building, Land Use, Abandoned Vehicles, Noise, Nuisance Abatement and the County’s Restrictions on Cultivation of Medical Marijuana Ordinance complaints.

News & Announcements

SMIP Fee Increase - July 1, 2014

Attention, The CA Department of Conservation who regulates the Strong Motion Instrumentation and Seismic Hazard Mapping fee (AKA: SMIP) have recently passed a bill (SB 861)signed into law by Governor Brown on June 20th , 2014 that there will be a fee increase . This is to inform you that this fee increase for building permits is effective July 1st, 2014 to provide for increased mapping of faults. The fee increase is explained in the attached document below. 

Monday, June 30, 2014 /Number of views (656) /Categories: News & Announcements

Public Workshop for Draft Special Events Ordinance

November 21, 2013, 10:30am

The Butte County Planning Commission will hold a Public Workshop concerning the Draft Special Events Ordinance, which has been developed to establish standards for the operation of special event facilities accessory to an owner’s primary residence, applicable to the Agriculture, Timber Mountain, Rural Residential, Foothill Residential, and Very Low Density Residential zones.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 /Number of views (2740) /Categories: News & Announcements
Tags: Planning

Final Draft Ag Mitigation Ordinance

November 21, 2013, 9:00am

The Butte County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am concerning the Draft Agriculture Mitigation Ordinance, which is directed to be completed by the Butte County General Plan.

Saturday, December 14, 2013 /Number of views (2949) /Categories: News & Announcements
Tags: Planning

New Countywide Impact Fee

December 8, 2013

Saturday, December 14, 2013 /Number of views (2923) /Categories: News & Announcements

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7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

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