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.

Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Service Authority (AVA)


The Butte County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Service Authority was established pursuant to California State Vehicle Code section 22710, in order to assure citizens that the activities involved in the removal of abandoned vehicles are conducted in a manner most consistent with the good of the general public. The Board of Directors of the Butte County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Service Authority is composed of representatives from each of the membership cities, towns and a County Representative. The AVA Board holds regular public meetings twice a year in the Spring and Fall. Please check below for meetings agendas/minutes.

Here is a link to the Abandon Vehicle Abatement Service Authority Plan.


  • Brian Bassett, City of Biggs
  • Danielle Nuzum, Butte County
  • Charlene Durkin, City of Chico
  • Rodney Harr, City of Gridley
  • Ronnie Belser, City of Oroville
  • Roy Wallis, Town of Paradise


December 15, 2022  Minutes 
October 20, 2022- CANCELLED Minutes
June 16, 2022 Minutes 
February 25, 2022 Minutes 
November 4, 2021  Minutes
June 3, 2021  Minutes 
October 28, 2019 Minutes 
June 18, 2019 Minutes 
October 24, 2018
May 29, 2018 Minutes
November 7, 2017 Minutes
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October 31, 2016 Minutes
May 25, 2016 Minutes
October 28, 2015 Minutes
April 29, 2015 Minutes
October 29, 2014
May 27, 2014  Minutes
October 29, 2013 Minutes 
June 26, 2013 Minutes

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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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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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