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

Butte County Launches Financial Transparency Portal

Online tools improve access to County financial information

Butte County has partnered with OpenGov to provide online interactive tools to view the County’s finances via a Financial Transparency Portal.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 /Number of views (2076) /Categories: News and Announcements

Butte County Launches Interactive Road Conditions Map

The Butte County Department of Public Works has launched an Interactive Road Conditions Map that highlights County road conditions. 
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 /Number of views (2097) /Categories: News and Announcements

Butte County Joins National Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

During the Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board approved an agreement with the national law firm of Baron & Budd to initiate litigation against manufacturers and distributors responsible for the opioid epidemic across the country and in Butte County.

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 /Number of views (2465) /Categories: News and Announcements

Board of Supervisors Appoints Shari McCracken Chief Administrative Officer

The Butte County Board of Supervisors appointed Shari McCracken as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at its April 24 meeting.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 /Number of views (3188) /Categories: News and Announcements

County Prepares for Rain, Wind, and the Potential for Heavy Snowfall in the Foothills

Residents are encouraged to prepare for active weather conditions Wednesday - Saturday

The National Weather Service (NWS) is projecting significant rain and wind for valley areas, and potentially heavy snow and wind gusts in foothill areas above 2,000 feet. 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 /Number of views (10920) /Categories: News and Announcements