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.

Local Appeals Board

The Local Appeals Board, which acts as both the Local Appeals Board and the Housing Appeals Board hears appeals regarding the building requirements of the County and those building requirements relating to the use, maintenance and change of occupancy of buildings and structures, including requirements governing alteration, additions, repair, demolition and moving being enforced by the County of Butte.


The Local Appeals Board is comprised of five members who are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for a term of four years.

Kate Leyden
General Public at Large Member
Appt Date:   3/28/2017
Term Expire: 6/30/2021

Robert Lance McClung
Electrical Contractor
Member Appt Date: 3/28/2017
Term Expire: 6/30/2021

Gregory A. Peitz
Architect/General Public at Large Member
Appt Date: 3/28/2017
Term Expire: 6/30/2021

John Starr
General Contractor Member
Appt Date: 3/28/2017
Term Expire: 6/30/2021

Vacant Vacant
Alternate Member
Appt Date:
Term Expire: 6/30/2021

Skip Whaley
Contractor/General Public at Large Alternate Member
Appt Date: 3/28/2017
Term Expire: 6/30/2021

Bret Wood
General Contractor
Appt Date: 3/28/2017
Term Expire: 6/30/2021

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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

Excludes Holidays

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