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 

  • Permit Center (limited term)
  • 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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     Contact DDS

    Development Services

    Phone: 530.538.7601
    Fax: 530.538.7785

    Appointments
    Building - 530.538.7601 
    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

    Excludes Holidays

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     What's New

    December 20, 2016
    Scanning Project - 722 Boxes Picked Up!

    December 13, 2016 (3:00-5:00pm)
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    Scanning Project – Public Announcement

    October 12, 2016 - Effective January 1, 2017
    Implementation of The 2016 California Building Standards Code

    August 25, 2016 - Effective January 1, 2017
    California Building Standards Code Changes
    Implementation of The 2016 California Building Standards Code

    June 30, 2016
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    April 15, 2016 - Effective May 12, 2016
    Standards for Limited Density Owner-Built Rural Dwellings with Findings (T25)

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