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.

Planning Awards

Innovation in Green Planning Award

2015-01-21 - Butte County staff received a Merit Award at the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the American Planning Association

The award was given to Butte County for work writing, working with the community and having the Board of Supervisors adopt an innovative Climate Action Plan (CAP). It is rare in northern California, in a somewhat rural county, to have a CAP. Butte's CAP implements a Mitigation Measure of the 2010 Butte County General Plan 2030 to address the requirements of AB 32 and address the CEQA impacts of Greenhouse gases.

We had excellent teamwork on this project with our Consultants PMC and Ascent.

For more information, please visit our General Plan website at http://www.buttecounty.net/dds/Planning/GeneralPlan.aspx and http://www.buttegeneralplan.net .

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Development Services

Phone: 530.538.7601
Fax: 530.538.7785

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Planning - 530.538.5359

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 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

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 What's New

October 25, 2017
Fire Assistance Center Information

September 1, 2017
New Master Fee Schedule - effective 9/1/2017

August 3, 2017
Butte Utility Scale Solar Guide - To be reviewed by the Planning Commission
August 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am, 25 County Center Drive, Oroville

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