Public Works
Welcome to the Butte County Department of Public Works, serving its residents since 1850. The Public Works Department maintains approximately 1,300 miles of roadways, including over 500 bridges and drainage structures and more than 18,000 road signs. Our goal is to provide you with the best customer service possible. If you are unable to find what you are looking for on our website, please call our office for more personal service.
Transportation Permits
A Transportation Permit is required anytime an overweight or oversized load is transported on any County maintained road.  Typically the per trip permit is valid for a period of a few days to a week.  Three easy steps to complete the process. 

                       1.  Download the application.  
                       2.  Complete, scan and upload the application.
                       3.  Pay fees by credit card - Buy Now

Transportation Permit for Rider can be downloaded here:  Rider Permit


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 Cost: See Butte County Master Fee Schedule, Public Works section for latest fees


NOTE: Adobe Reader is required to open applications.



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 Locations and Hours

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

Regular hours 7:30am to 4:00pm.  Closed all holidays.

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

Regular hours 7:00am to 4:00pm

Monday thru Sunday

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

 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

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Public Works

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Joshua Pack, Director

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