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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.

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Special Event Facilities Ordinance Draft EIR Released

Wednesday, October 29, 2014/Categories: News & Announcements

A Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) has been prepared for Butte County's proposed Special Event Facilities Ordinance.   The ordinance would amend the Butte County Zoning Ordinance to establish a permit process, standards and requirements for special event facilities in unincorporated portions of Butte County. 

The County is soliciting comments on the adequacy and completeness of the analysis described in the DSEIR.  A 45-day public review period for the DSEIR will began on Monday, October 27, 2014 and continue through Thursday, December 11, 2014.

A public hearing to receive comments on the DSEIR will be held by the Butte County Planning Commission on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, Butte County Administrative Center, 25 County Center Drive, Oroville, CA 95965. 

Additional information, including links to the Draft Special Events Facilities Ordinance and the DSEIR, is available at the following link:

 Questions and comments may be directed to Dan Breedon, Principal Planner, Butte County Department of Development Services at or call 530.538.7629.


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