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

PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE APRIL 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 7, 2020

 

 

PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE APRIL 10, 2020

 

Oroville, Calif.—Property taxes are due April 10, 2020. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Butte County Treasurer Tax Collector’s Office encourages taxpayers to make tax payments online, or by check or money order.

 

Check and money order payments can be mailed to 25 County Center Drive, Suite 125, Oroville 95965, with a postmark date on or before April 10, 2020. Check and money order payments can also be submitted using the drop box located outside the South entrance of 25 County Center Drive in Oroville. Cash payments are accepted by appointment only.

 

To book an appointment to make a cash payment prior to April 10th, please call 530.552.3740 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. When making cash payments, please adhere to social distancing requirements. The use of cloth face coverings is encouraged. Efforts are being made to keep employees and residents safe; however, alternative payment methods are strongly recommended.

 

For further information, please visit the Treasurer Tax Collector’s website at www.buttecounty.net/treasurertaxcollector .

 

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Tuesday, April 07, 2020 /Number of views (736) /Categories: News and Announcements
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BUTTE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS ANNOUNCES THE START OF THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 3, 2020

 

BUTTE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

ANNOUNCES THE START OF THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT

 

 

Butte County, Calif.— The Centerville Storm Damage Repair Project, located on Centerville Road, approximately 0.10 miles east of Honey Run Road is schedule to begin on Monday, April 13, 2020. The contract for this project has been awarded to Knife River Construction in the amount of $1,315,202.75, and the project is anticipated to be completed by July 31, 2020. These dates may change due to inclement weather or other factors.

 

The work consists of traffic control, clearing and grubbing, removal of retaining wall system, construction of a new earth retaining wall system, installation of storm drainage facilities, grading, placement of new asphalt concrete paving, placement of concrete, and installation of new striping and signage.

 

One way traffic control will be in place through the duration of the project motorists are reminded to drive safely, and follow the directions provided by the traffic control personnel.

 

Both private contractors and public works staff continue to work during the COVID-19 Emergency, as both are considered “Essential Workforce Jobs”, per the Governor’s Statewide Shelter in Place Order. More information on this project can be obtained by calling Butte County Public Works at 530.538.7681.

 

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Friday, April 03, 2020 /Number of views (751) /Categories: News and Announcements
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UPDATE: BUTTE COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEW DROP BOX FOR PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2020

UPDATE: BUTTE COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEW DROP BOX FOR PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS

Oroville, Calif.—In an ongoing effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, a payment box has been established outside 25 County Center Drive to allow residents to drop off property tax payments, by check or money order, without needing to enter the building. The new drop box is located outside the South entrance to the building between the Assessor’s office and the Treasurer/Tax Collector’s office. Beginning Thursday, April 2, 2020, 25 County Center Drive will be completely closed to the public, until further notice. 
Property tax payments can also be made online at www.buttecounty.net/treasurertaxcollector, or by phone by calling 1.844.882.3391. Please note: there is a flat $4.95 processing fee when paying with a debit card, or a 2.34% processing fee when paying with a credit card. 
Staff remains available to answer telephone calls and email during the closure. Information regarding Butte County department hours and closures is posted online, please visit www.buttecounty.net for up to date information. 
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March 26, 2020

BUTTE COUNTY ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF OFFICES LOCATED AT 25 COUNTY CENTER DRIVE
Oroville, Calif.—The health and safety of our employees and Butte County residents is of utmost importance. In an effort to slow the spread of COVID 19, Butte County offices located at 25 County Center Drive, in Oroville, will be closed to the public starting Friday, March 27, 2020 for the foreseeable future. 
The following offices are included in the closure of 25 County Center Drive:
County Administration – 530.552.3300

Assessor’s Office
General Inquiries: 530.552.3800
Change of Address Inquiries: 530.552.3804
Inquiries regarding business / personal property/ boats and airplanes: 530.552.3810
Exemption Inquiries: 530.552.3758
Email: AssessorsOffice@ButteCounty.net
Auditor-Controller’s Office – 530.552.3618; DHepner@ButteCounty.net
County Counsel’s Office – 530.552.4070
District Attorney’s Office
Main Office: 530.538.7411; DA@ButteCounty.net
Victim Assistance Bureau: 530.538.7340; VictimWitness@ButteCounty.net
Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office 
Property Tax Inquiries: 530.552.3720
Collections Inquiries: 530.552.3710
Treasurer Inquiries: 530.552.3730
Payment Options: www.buttecounty.net/treasurertaxcollector
Please note: Property tax payments can be placed in the drop box located outside the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office by using the south entrance to the building between the Assessor’s Office and the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office.  

Staff remains available to answer telephone calls and email during the closure. Information regarding Butte County department hours and closures is posted online, please visit www.buttecounty.net for up to date information. 
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Wednesday, April 01, 2020 /Number of views (800) /Categories: News and Announcements
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BUTTE COUNTY ORGANIZES DELIVERY TASK FORCE TO ASSIST THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN ADVISED TO QUARANTINE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 30, 2020

 

BUTTE COUNTY ORGANIZES DELIVERY TASK FORCE TO ASSIST THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN ADVISED TO QUARANTINE

Butte County, Calif.— In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Butte County Department of Employment and Social Services organized a Delivery Task Force for individuals who have been told by a medical professional to isolate or quarantine.

The Delivery Task Force started today and is available to individuals with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, individuals who are awaiting COVID-19 test results, as well as individuals advised by a medical professional to isolate or quarantine who have no support system.  

Individuals who are interested in the delivery service can call 2-1-1 or the Butte County COVID-19 Call Center at 552.3050 for more information. Staff will assist in ensuring all available resources and programs are utilized before referring the individual to the Delivery Task Force.

The Delivery Task Force is intended to fill in possible gaps in resources. The Delivery Task Force can deliver basic necessities, such as groceries and prescriptions. Payment for items must be made in advance. If payment assistance is needed, staff will assist the individual in contacting a local food bank and will deliver a prepackaged box of food.

The Delivery Task Force is available Monday through Saturday from 8am-5pm. For more information, please call 2-1-1 or the Butte County COVID-19 Call Center at 552.3050.

For information on COVID-19 in Butte County, please visit www.buttecounty.net/publichealth

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Monday, March 30, 2020 /Number of views (1292) /Categories: News and Announcements
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CRACK SEALING OF COUNTY CENTER DRIVE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 25, 2020

 

CRACK SEALING OF COUNTY CENTER DRIVE

 

Oroville, Calif.-- Butte County Public Works will be performing crack sealing of County Center Drive, from Nelson Avenue to Table Mountain Boulevard during the time period of March 30, 2020 to April 2, 2020.  This crack sealing process will help to seal the roadway surface, and will help prevent the formation of potholes during inclement weather.

 

Motorists that travel these roadways should expect delays of up to 15 minutes. Work schedules will vary based on the weather and crew availability, but will generally start at 7:30 a.m. with work completed and roads opened back up to traffic by 3:00 p.m.

 

During work hours, County Center Drive will be restricted to a single lane of traffic, with flaggers stopping and directing traffic through the work zone.  Please drive carefully and pay attention to the directions provided by our traffic control personnel.

 

The Butte County Public Works Department has been serving its residents since 1850, providing cost effective roadway maintenance services.  The Department maintains approximately 1,300 miles of roadways, over 500 bridges and drainage structures and more than 18,000 road signs. 

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 /Number of views (997) /Categories: News and Announcements
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