Development Services

If you are looking to create jobs, talk with us. We process Building Permits including Plan Review, Inspections and coordination with other agencies to issue Permits. We process Development Applications including environmental review, provide zoning information and support long-range planning through the County’s General Plan. Code Enforcement responds to Building, Land Use, Abandoned Vehicles, Noise, Nuisance Abatement and the County’s Restrictions on Cultivation of Medical Marijuana Ordinance complaints.

Annual Reports - 2017

Admin/Fiscal & Information System Results

  • Viatron Scanning completed over 2 million records digitalized
  • Advanced GIS
  • Fee implementation
  • Viatron scanning project completion
  • Qless implementation
  • New tools for GIS lookup
  • Public Stuff
    • Application Configuration
    • Display and Computer Configurations
    • Kiosk Configuration for Customers
  • Completed Windows 10 roll out
  • Coordinating the VOIP Transition, reconciled existing phone system configuration and numbers.
  • Online residential permit applications
  • Improved Code Enforcement processes with TRAKiT Merge Docs
  • Audit Aunt Minnie properties
  • Implemented Automated billing for Aunt Minnie’s
  • Helped create new fee schedule and implemented fee schedule for ALL TRAKiT departments
  • Modified ATR reporting to Treasury to expedite cash and credit card receipts separate and maintained it as an automated process
  • Completed audit of deferred revenue and transferred all funds resulting in net gain to general fund of 230k
  • Grant Invoicing:
    • ALUCP
    • Solar Guide
    • SALC – Trakit entries of charges and receipting 3 Qtrs
  • Coordinated change in nuisance abatement program to ensure vendors are paying prevailing wages
  • Create all state required filing for prevailing wages
  • Processed 30 people on and off of payroll
  • Recruited for 11 positions in 2017

 

Building Division : 2017 Accomplishments or Noteworthy Projects

Scanning Projects

  • Viatron scanning project. Having the building parcel files in a digital form can be helpful for resource purposes

Fires

FAC

  • Manned a FAC

LAC

  • Manned three separate LACs

Damage Assesment Surveys/Inspections

  • Provided EOC rapid DA - Later provided complete DA after fired (5 Fires)
  • Equipment procured to complete/create "Disaster Assessment Boxes" issued to inspect vehicles.

QLess

  • Automated customer tracking service

On Line Permit Applications

  • Residential applications - an applicant can now submit a residential through the website. It is then reviewed by staff and information provided by applicant.

SOP's

  • 433

Ordinances/Resolutions

  • Building and Safety month
  • EV Charging Ordinance

Plan Check: Blue Team

  • Used in plan check for transfer notes

Contracts:

  • City of Gridley contract
  • Use of outside plan check services

Inspectors issued Scanners at office workstations

  • The result is the ability to scan project documents, e.g. inspection cards, forms, etc. which increases productivity for support office staff that normally conduct these tasks.

Larger Projects Inspected:

  • B16-1287 METAL BLDG (30260) REMODEL (1178) SMUCKER QUALITY BEVERAGES INC
  • B15-2498 WAREHOUSE EXPANSION (78,151) LUNDBERG PROPERTIES LLC
  • B17-1851 DEMO AND REBUILD MCDONALDS MCDONALD'S OF HAWAII DEVELOPMENT
  • B17-1175 SOLAR GRND - COM SOLAR ADDN (378KW) PAIVA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
  • B17-0641 SOLAR GRND - COMM (279.72KW) PAIVA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
  • B17-0793 AG BUILDING FOR PRUNE SORTING (20000) W/ ELEC
  • B16-2850 T.I. SUITE 3B (7515) COUNTY OF BUTTE
  • B16-0232 POWDER COAT FACILITY (11225)
  • B16-2599 WAREHOUSE (24000)
  • B16-2890 SHELL BLDG - COMM (17606) BLDG #5

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Development Services

Phone: 530.538.7601
Fax: 530.538.7785

Appointments
Building - 530.538.7601 
Planning - 530.538.5359
Code Enforcement - 530.538.6000

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 Locations & Hours

Development Services

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Mon - 8am to 4pm
Tues - 8am to 4pm
Wed - 8am to 3pm
Thur - 8am to 4pm
Fri - 8am to 4pm

Excludes Holidays

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 What's New

October 25, 2017
Fire Assistance Center Information

September 1, 2017
New Master Fee Schedule - effective 9/1/2017

August 3, 2017
Butte Utility Scale Solar Guide - To be reviewed by the Planning Commission
August 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am, 25 County Center Drive, Oroville