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.

Plan Check

Plan Check Status ‐ click here to check the status of your building permit. Click Search under the Permits tab.

Design Criteria - the 2013 California Building Codes took effect on January 1, 2014. The building design criteria for Butte County will be included on the website soon.

Plan Submital Handout ‐ click here to determine the documents required to submit for a building permit.

Building Codes ‐ click here to view the California building codes currently in effect. The 2013 California Building Codes can also be downloaded for free at:

Butte County Flood Ordinance - Development within a flood hazard zone must comply with Butte County’s Flood Hazard Prevention Ordinance. Click here for a complete copy of the flood ordinance.

Butte County Flood Map ‐ click here to determine whether or not a particular parcel is in a flood hazard zone.

Apply for Permit  Schedule Inspection  Parcel Lookup

Forms and Documents  Calendar  Join Email Lists

 Contact DDS

Development Services

Phone: 530.538.7601
Fax: 530.538.7785

Building - 530.538.7601 
Planning - 530.538.5359

Submit Suggestions & Issues.
View Department Contacts.
View Full List of Staff.
View Organization Chart.

 Locations & Hours

Development Services

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Mon - 8am to 4pm
Tues - 8am to 4pm
Wed - 8am to 3pm
Thur - 8am to 4pm
Fri - 8am to 4pm

Excludes Holidays

 Connect with DDS
Facebook Logo   Facebook Logo  Vimeo Logo