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.

Employment Opportunities

Currently Recruiting for:

Full Time 

  • No positions available at this time
  • Extra Help (Application)

    • Building Inspector
    • Building Plans Examiner
    • Permit Assistant
    • Permit Technician
    • Code Enforcement Officer
    * Part-time extra-help positions available 20 - 25 hours per week.
    * Previous experience required - All positions open until filled.

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    Development Services

    Phone: 530.552.3700
    Fax: 530.538.7785

    Building - 530.552.3700 
    Planning - 530.552.3701
    Code Enforcement - 530.552.3702

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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

    Excludes Holidays

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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