Economic Development

Experience the Butte County Advantage: Butte County, California is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. The County is committed to protecting and enhancing agriculture as the backbone of the local economy and for the open spaces that make Butte County a beautiful place to live and work.

Community Development

Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program

Butte County's Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program provides low interest loans to help low and moderate income eligible homeowners fix and repair their homes in order to have a safe and healthy place to live. Eligible low and moderate income homeowners earn 80% or less than the median Butte County income. Visit the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program page.

Homebuyer Assistance

The Golden State Finance Authority offers down payment assistance programs, mortgage credit certificates, energy efficiency financing and multi-family financing. Visit the Homebuyer Assistance page.

Chico Urban Area Nitrate Compliance Program

Visit the Chico Urban Area Nitrate Compliance Program webpage for information about the Nitrate Action Plan, and to access the Document Library including community updates such as newsletters, brochures and details about community meetings.

Community Action Agency

The Community Action Agency (CAA) of Butte County provides Housing & Community Development Programs to assist the residents of Butte County. More information about these programs is available on the CAA website.

North Valley Energy Watch

North Valley Energy Watch (NVEW) can help you save energy and money and reduce your carbon footprint. NVEW provides energy efficiency services and incentives to qualifying public agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses.


Jennifer Macarthy
Deputy Administrative Officer
Economic and Community Development

 Location and Hours

Economic Development
25 County Center Drive
Suite 200
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm
Excludes Holidays

Get In Touch

Jennifer Macarthy
Deputy Administrative Officer
Economic and Community Development

25 County Center Dr. Ste. 213, Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: 530.552.3338 | Email:

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