Welcome to Butte County

Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. Many Butte County residents live in one of the five incorporated towns or cities: Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville or Paradise. Butte County government provides services to residents through 23 diverse departments. Services include elections, road maintenance, public safety, solid waste disposal, and health and human services to name a few.

News and Announcements
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 /Number of views (10844) /Categories: News and Announcements

Multiple Agencies Act to Prepare for Potential Post-Fire Floods and Debris Flows

Multiple state, regional, and local agencies are preparing for the potential impacts of storm weather in wildfire-impacted areas within Butte County and want to ensure community members are also prepared.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning for the Camp Fire in Butte County. Rainfall over the burn areas is possible at times.

Monday, November 19, 2018 /Number of views (17744) /Categories: News and Announcements

Camp Fire Evacuees Returning to Home or Property Should Pick Up Sheltered Animals

As of Monday, November 19, 2018, 1,635 animals are being housed at four different shelter locations in Butte County by the Butte County Animal Control, North Valley Animal Disaster Group and the Humane Society of the United States.

Monday, November 19, 2018 /Number of views (11816) /Categories: News and Announcements

Butte County, City of Chico Assisting Evacuees to Relocate from Walmart Parking Lot to American Red Cross Shelter

Butte County and the City of Chico are working collaboratively with state agencies, the American Red Cross, and volunteers to assist with transitioning Camp Fire evacuees currently located at the Walmart parking lot in Chico to the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley (199 E. Hazel Street) where services are provided.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 /Number of views (13239) /Categories: News and Announcements

Norovirus/Gastrointestinal Illness in Butte County Shelters

The Butte County Public Health Department has been using public health measures to stop a gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreak in all monitored shelters. 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 /Number of views (22399) /Categories: News and Announcements