Public Works
Our Mission: To accomplish the maintenance of County  roads and bridges, the managing of the Land Development, Solid Waste and Fleet Services divisions as well as County Service Areas, County Surveyor, Storm Water Management, and Butte Meadows Recreation Grant Program in an honest, ethical, forthright and respectful manner in keeping with the goals of the Butte County Board of Supervisors and the laws and regulations governing these activities.


Encroachment, Utility, and Transportation Permits, Schedule an inspection.


Do business with Public Works. Projects for bid, Request for Proposals/Quotes, etc.

Road Closures

Road conditions, closures, and restrictions. View Snow Removal Policy in Butte County.

Waste Collection Areas

The County is divided into three collection areas with one hauler exclusively serving each area

Report Issues

Report Issues online to Public Works (i.e. road and bridge related issues, illegal dumping, etc.)


9/19/2016 - NEWS RELEASE - Skyway road work starting September 20th, 2016 through September 23, 2016 between Paradise Town limits and Coutolenc Road.  See news release for details.

9/12/2016 - NEWS RELEASE - 2016 Butte County Slurry Seal Project at Morseman-Godman Neighborhood.  Expect delays and hard closures.  See news release for details on roads affected.

8/18/2016 - NEWS RELEASE - Creston Road overlay starts August 29th through September 23rd, 2016.  Expect delays.

8/18/2016 - NEWS RELEASE - Hegan Lane delays expected starting August 21st through August 25th 2016.

7/12/2016 - NEWS RELEASE - East Gridley Road Bridge closed for levee work 6:30 pm to 6:30 am, August 1-20, 2016.

6/27/2016 - NEWS RELEASE: Durham Pentz Safety Project (Hwy 99 to Hwy 191) to start Monday June 27th through July 2016.  Expect delays.

Related Interests and Publications

Apply for Permits  Projects  Road Closure

Report Issues  GIS Maps  

 Contact Public Works

Butte County Public Works
Phone:    530.538.7681
Fax:        530.538.7171

Road Maintenance Division
Phone:    530.538.7606

Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
Phone:    530.345.4917
Fax:        530.645.1820

View more contacts.

 Locations and Hours

Butte County Public Works
7 County Center Dr.
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30am to 4:00pm
Excludes Holidays

Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
1023 Neal Road
Paradise, CA 95969

Monday - Sunday
7:00am to 4:00pm
Closed: New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Public Works

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Dennis Schmidt, Director

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