The Planning Division coordinates review of development projects; develops and implements the Butte County General Plan and other advance planning programs; and provides information to assist in the orderly growth and development of the County.
The Building Division administers State and County building codes and ordinances to ensure buildings are safe for occupancy. This is accomplished through the permitting, plan review and inspection process.
The Code Enforcement Division is concerned with complaints pertaining to Planning and Building codes and ordinances in the unincorporated areas of Butte County.
Code Case Types
Request for Proposals (RFP)
Request for Quotations (RFQ)
The Online Permit Center allows licensed contractors and home owners to apply for and receive building permits over the internet. It allows applicants to follow the status of their permit application and request inspections. Additionally, it allows the public to review permits and property information.
View the Online Permit Center.
EDAC has been created for new and existing businesses to discuss plans to develop new business or to expand or retain their existing operations in Butte County, with all County departments at one time.
Learn more about EDAC Meetings.
August 25, 2016 - Effective January 1, 2016
California Building Standards Code Changes
June 30, 2016
Draft Butte Creek Canyon Overlay Zone
April 15, 2016 - Effective May 12, 2016
Standards for Limited Density Owner-Built Rural Dwellings with Findings (T25)
April 11, 2016
PowerButte: Solar Overlay Zone Community Meetings
January 19, 2015
RFP - Towing for AVA Program (Due 2/1/16)
October 30, 2015
November 5, 2015 OPR General Plan Guidelines Workshop in Oroville
August 12, 2015
Seeking Board Members (Local Appeals Board & Disabled Access Board)