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

Oro Quincy Highway Status

Oro Quincy Highway above Mountain House now has one lane available for emergency evacuation purposes only. 



Tuesday, September 11, 2018 /Number of views (2072) /Categories: News and Announcements

Butte County, City of Chico Seeking Community Input on Development of Local CCA

Butte County and the City of Chico are seeking feedback from the public regarding their interest in the development of a local Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 /Number of views (1341) /Categories: News and Announcements

Butte County Library Offers Fee Amnesty in September

The Butte County Library is offering community members fee amnesty this September in honor of National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Throughout the month, library cardholders with outstanding library fees/fines and unreturned items can visit their local Butte County Library branch to have outstanding fines forgiven.  
Monday, August 27, 2018 /Number of views (1469) /Categories: News and Announcements

Butte County Files Lawsuit Against DWR for Damages from Lake Oroville Spillway Incident

Butte County has filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in the Butte County Superior Court for damages sustained in the Lake Oroville Spillway Incident and its aftermath.
Monday, August 27, 2018 /Number of views (1398) /Categories: News and Announcements

Aug. 6 - 16: Traffic Delays due to 2018 Chip Seal Program in Biggs and Gridley Area

Motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists in Biggs and Gridley should expect 30-minute delays on several roads Aug. 6 – 16, from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., to allow Butte County Public Works Maintenance Crews to chip seal local roads. 
Friday, August 03, 2018 /Number of views (4530) /Categories: News and Announcements