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.

Planning Commission (PC)

About the Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is composed of five regular members appointed by the Board of Supervisors who represent the various geographical areas and the commercial, industrial, and agricultural interests of the County. The Commission reviews and acts on matters related to planning and development and advises the Board of Supervisors on various land use matters.

The Planning Commission holds regular meetings once a month, usually on the 4th Thursday of the month, as shown on the scheduled meeting dates below, unless it has no items pending before it.  Special meetings may be called as needed by the Chair or a majority of the Commissioners.

Planning Commissioners

District 1
Larry Grundmann (First Vice Chair)
lcgrundmann@gmail.com

District 2
Mary Kennedy 
mkcranberry@gmail.com

District 3
Jacquelyn Chase (Second Vice Chair)
jacquechase@gmail.com

District 4
Rocky (Daniel) Donati
rockdonati@aol.com

District 5
Phil John (Chair)
Pjohn7179@aol.com

Please check below for meeting agendas and minutes. Select the date to view the meeting agenda (PDF).  The agenda items often contain hot links to agenda reports, environmental documents, and other materials related to the items. For a more complete list of public documents available for a particular project, click here.
Tip: You can copy the project number from the agenda (e.g. TSM08-0001) and paste the project number into the “Search For” line.

Planning Commission Meetings

Agenda Audio Minutes
January 26, 2017  Minutes
February 23, 2017  Minutes
March 23, 2017   Minutes 

NOTE: Strikethrough = CANCELLED MEETING

* = SPECIAL MEETING

Previous Years: | Current | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 |

Contacting the Planning Commission

Individual members of the Planning Commission have provided e-mail addresses (above).  Written comments or other documents may be submitted to the Planning Commission before meetings by email or at the address below:

Butte County Planning Commission
Butte County Department of Development Services
7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Anyone submitting written comments or documents at a Planning Commission meeting is requested to provide nine (9) copies with the name, address, phone number or email address of the person providing the information so it may be correctly reflected in the administrative record.

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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

 What's New

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

December 13, 2016 (3:00-5:00pm)
2016 CA Plumbing and Mechanical Code Update Class
Butte County Hall of Records

December 12, 2016
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

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