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.

Our Staff

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Name Title Office Phone Cell Phone
Paula Daneluk Director 530.552.3656 
Pete Calarco Assistant Director 530.552.3641
Kenneth Colwell Fiscal Manager 530.552.3660
Deborah DeBrunner
Administrative Analyst, Sr. 530.552.3661  
Jennifier Wakefield Administrative Assistant, Sr. 530.552.3662
Kao Vang Account Clerk, Sr.  530.552.3664
Patrick Miner Information Systems Analyst, Sr.   530.552.3669
Dylan Eagles          Information Systems Technician, Associate - EH*  530.552.3666  
Sarah Ensley Office Specialist - EH* 530.552.3700    
Building Division
Name Title Office Phone Cell Phone
Curtis Johnson Building Division Manager (CBO) 530.552.3644 530.693.1561
Woody Townsend Building Inspector, Supervisor
Larry Akers Building Inspector, Sr - EH*
Scott Young Building Inspector  530.353.0850
Adam Kingsley  Building Inspector, Sr
Richard Pratt Building Inspector, Sr
VACANT Building Inspector - EH*    530.552.2698  
VACANT  Building Inspector, Sr. TERM  530.552.3700    
Philo Hunt, P.E. Plan Check Engineer 530.552.3650
Michael Main  Plan Check Engineer 530.552.3655    
Efrain Ruvalcaba Building Official Assistant
Adrien Peterson Permit Technician 530.552.3645    
Jordan DeBrunner Building Plans Examiner 530.552.3647
VACANT  Building Plans Examiner TERM 530.552.3700    
Carrie Gomez Permit Technician 530.552.3646
Dustin Hennings Permit Center, Supervisor 530.552.3648
Sonia Nelson Rebuild Advocate 530.552.3649
Ruth Jones Permit Assistant       530.552.3652
Samuel Castillo  Permit Assistant 530.552.3653    
Stephanie Wright Permit Assistant  530.552.3654    
Aiyana Santillan     Permit Assistant - EH*  530.552.3700     
VACANT Permit Assistant - EH* 530.552.3700    
Code Enforcement Division
Name Title Office Phone Cell Phone
Chris Jellison Manager, Code Enforcement 530.552.3640 530.693.6042
Phil Preader Code Enforcement Officer
Brad Lawton Code Enforcement Officer    530.693.6041
Randall Smith Code Enforcement Officer   530.353.0771
Shawn Williams Code Enforcement Officer
Ben Sandoval Code Enforcement Officer   530.712.1385  
Eric Chen  Code Enforcement Officer 
Matt Fuchs Code Enforcement Officer - EH*   530.693.7631  
VACANT Code Enforcement Officer - EH*
Ted Weber Code Enforcement Officer - EH*  530.353.1818  
Willow Emberland Code Enforcement Officer - EH*


Caty Bell Code Enforcement Officer - EH*
VACANT Code Enforcement Officer TERM 530.552.3702    
Gabriel Torres Code Enforcement Officer TERM 530.552.3702    
Debbie Laugenour  Legal Office Specialist 530.552.3639     
Linda Lawver  Office Specialist - EH* 530.552.3702    
VACANT Code Enforcement Officer 530.552.3702     
VACANT Code Enforcement Officer 530.552.3702    
Planning Division
Name Title Office Phone Cell Phone
Dan Breedon, AICP   Planning Division Manager 530.552.3682 
VACANT Associate Planner 530.552.3687
Austin Forde Assistant Planner 530.552.3686
Mark Michelena Senior Planner 530.552.3683
Rowland Hickel Senior Planner 530.552.3684
Tristan Weems Associate Planner 530.552.3685
VACANT Assistant Planner 530.552.3700    
Michal Hanson  Administrative Analyst, Associate 530.552.3701     

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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
Building Inspection IVR - 530.538.4365

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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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