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 such as Potholes, Signs, Illegal Dumping, and more online.


1/23/2018 - Seasonal Closure of Humboldt Road (Jonesville area). 

1/3/2018 - Plans, specifications and instructions on how to bid for the  East Gridley Road and Larkin Road Signalization Project can be down loaded from If you are not already a registered member with Public Purchase you will have to register to view. Please note that registration is free. Bids will be opened on 1/25/2018 at 10:00 AM at 7 County Center Dr, Oroville, CA 95965. All question regarding this bid must be submitted through Public Purchase. 

12/14/2017 - Happy Holidays Butte County residents. Note the following holiday hours for the Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility. On Sunday, Christmas Eve Day we’ll be open for business at 7 AM but will close the gates promptly at noon. NRRWF will be closed all day Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

7/19/2017 - Fire Debris Management Plan - Fire debris can present a threat to public health and safety and the environment and should be properly handled and removed as expeditiously as possible. Butte County has established a Debris Management Plan to help property owners properly handle and dispose of fire debris.  See below documents for more details.

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

Regular Hours
Monday - Sunday
Open 7:00am to 4:00pm

New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas day: Closed

Christmas Eve: Open 7:00am to 12:00pm

Public Works

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Dennis Schmidt, Director

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