A Grading Permit is required anytime any person commences or performs any grading of more than fifty cubic yards. Three easy steps to complete the process. 

  1. Download the Grading Permit Application (PDF)
  2. Complete, scan, and then upload the application on the LiquidFiles upload site.
  3. Pay fees by credit card on our online payments page.

Cost: See Butte County Master Fee Schedule (PDF), Public Works section for the latest fees.

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