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.

BIP Eligibility

To be considered for acceptance into the Butte County BIP, applicants must meet the following minimum eligibility requirements.

Location

The physical location of the business must be within the unincorporated area of the County or in the incorporated cities of Oroville, Gridley or Biggs.

Size

Companies must have 5 or fewer employees, including the business owner(s).

Household Income

Applicants are required to meet the program's household income criteria.

2016 Income Limits

Prioritization Criteria

All applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be competitively evaluated based on the following Prioritization Criteria:

Management Goals

Acceptance priority will be given to companies whose management team demonstrates a strong commitment to business and employment growth.

Management Track Record

Acceptance priority will be given to companies whose management team demonstrates a track record of success in relevant endeavors.

Business Type

Acceptance priority will be given to:

  • Established companies over business concepts
  • Businesses that are based on secured intellectual property over those that do not involve secured intellectual property
  • Businesses that involve manufacturing or business-to-business commerce over high-value services.

Success Potential

Acceptance priority will be given to companies whose business (concept) presents a high probability of success as measured by revenue and employment growth potential.

Program sponsors reserve the unilateral and unconditional right to allow or deny participation in the program. Program sponsors will not be held accountable for their selections or reasoning beyond the prioritization methodology detailed above.

 Contact

Casey Hatcher
Economic and Community Development Manager
530.538.6182
CHatcher@ButteCounty.net

 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

Casey Hatcher
Economic and Community Development Manager
25 County Center Dr. Ste. 200, Oroville, CA 95965
Phone: 530.538.6182 | Email: CHatcher@ButteCounty.net

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