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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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Six Code Enforcement Officers Hired for Measure A Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Chris Jellison, 530.538.2956 
Visit: ButteCounty.net/StayintheBox, Follow @CountyofButte

Code Enforcement OfficersOroville, CA – Butte County Code Enforcement, a division of the Department of Development Services, hired six Code Enforcement Officers to begin enforcement for Measure A. The measure was passed by voters in November 2014 and significantly changed the restrictions on cultivation of medical marijuana in the unincorporated area of Butte County. 

The six new Code Enforcement Officers give the County more resources to strictly enforce the new restrictions. “The new Code Enforcement Officers are a welcome addition, says Chris Jellison, Code Enforcement Supervisor. Jellison states, “Given the changes approved by the passing of Measure A, especially the reduction in growing area and the fact that anyone can report a violation, we expect a large increase in reported violations.” The six new Code Enforcement Officers will complete a training program specific to the new restrictions on cultivation of medical marijuana. Each officer receives instruction on enforcement, field operations, hearing procedures, investigations, and complaints. Officers will begin enforcing the new restrictions once training is complete. 

Butte County encourages residents to avoid violations and Learn the Facts about the new restrictions. To help spread the word that plants need to Stay in the Box (growing area), Code Enforcement Officers and Butte County Sheriff Deputies will walk door-to-door on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in an unincorporated neighborhood to inform residents about the new restrictions. The door-to-door visits will be tweeted live from the @CountyofButte Twitter account. Follow along using #Stayinthebox 

Residents can Learn the Facts by visiting www.ButteCounty.net/StayintheBox to see the new restrictions on cultivation of medical marijuana in Butte County.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 /Number of views (453) /Categories: News & Announcements

Effective February 1st Inspections in the Forest Ranch Area

Will be completed on Tuesdays and Thursdays Only.

Change in Inspection Schedule for Forest Ranch – Effective February 1, 2015.

Due to the large geographic area of Butte County, and resources available to provide inspections – inspections for the following communities are scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  As of February 1, 2015  FOREST RANCH inspections will be performed on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 /Number of views (321) /Categories: News & Announcements
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Building Stakeholders Meeting

Agenda

BD STAKEHOLDER MEETING

      Thursday, January 29th, 2015

 Time: 3 - 5pm

Location:
Tahoe Room
202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 /Number of views (298) /Categories: News & Announcements
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Reminder about Building Permits for Winter Storm Damage

Butte County Department of Development Services, Building Division Reminder about Building Permits for Winter Storm Damage

The Butte County Building Division has prepared the following information to encourage you to take precautions and to help keep you safe and speed your recovery during the aftermath of the recent storm event.

The Division would like to advise of the need for inspection and damage assessment of structures to homeowners and the public. By calling the Building Division and requesting a disaster damage assessment, the Building Division can provide an unbiased, professional inspection of any damages to structures.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 /Number of views (507) /Categories: News & Announcements
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Measure A Enforcement Begins - January 8, 2015

On January 8, 2015, Butte County anticipates beginning enforcement of Ordinance 4075, which amends the County's Restrictions on Cultivation of Medical Marijuana Ordinance (Chapter 34A). The oversight of this Ordinance is the responsibility of the Butte County Department of Development Services, Code Enforcement Division. View more information about Ordinance 4075.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 /Number of views (903) /Categories: News & Announcements
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