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.

Learn The Facts - Stay In The Box

Butte County will begin enforcement of Ordinance 4075 (Measure A), which amends the County's Restriction on Cultivation of Medical Marijuana Ordinance (Chapter 34A) on January 8, 2015. The oversight of this Ordinance is the responsibility of the Butte County Department of Development Services, Code Enforcement Division. More information about enforcement will be made available on this page. Please view the links below, for more information.

Stay Informed

  • A parcel that is greater than 0.5 acres and supported by only one recommendation is allowed a maximum cultivation area of 50 square feet.
  • Join Our Mailing receive email updates on our program.
  • View Our Measure A Brochure - Help us get the word out on the new requirements for the cultivation of medical marijuana in Butte County for 2015.


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Development Services

Phone: 530.538.7601
Fax: 530.538.7785

Building - 530.538.7601 
Planning - 530.538.5359

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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

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