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.

Planning Application Forms

Please Note: A new master fee schedule became effective on January 8, 2021.  Please contact the Planning Division at 530.552.3701 to verify fees for applications to be submitted on or after that date.

Electronic submittals will be accepted through our Development Services Planning Division email at If you cannot furnish an electronic copy, you may submit a paper copy via mail or submitted at the Development Services office at 7 County Center Drive, Oroville, CA 95965.

Application Guides
Form No. Application Type Date Revised Form Type
PLG-1 Legal Lot Determination Application 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-2 Lot Line Adjustment Application 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-3 Variance/Minor Variance Application 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-4 Sign Permit Application 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-5 Tentative Map Application 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-6 Conditional/Minor Use Permit Application 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-7 Certificate of Merger Application 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-8 Surface Mining and Reclamation Application 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-9 Camping Application Guide 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-10 Guide to the Land Conservation Act (Williamson Act) 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-11 Land Conservation Act Contract Non-Renewal 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-12 Pre-Development Review Application 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-13 General Plan Amendment/Zone Change Application 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-14 Special Events Facilities Application Checklist 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-15 Clustered Development Application Guide 12.27.2021 PDF
PLG-16 Water Efficient Landscaping Application Packet 7.13.2022 PDF
PLG-17  Camp Fire Temporary Housing (Inside Fire Affected Area) Guide 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-18  Camp Fire Temporary Housing (Outside Fire Affected Area) Guide 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-19 Finding of Public Convenience or Necessity (ABC-245) 4.22.2021 PDF 
PLG-20  Camp Fire Temporary Truck and Equipment Staging and Laydown Yard 4.22.2021 PDF 
PLG-21 Camp Fire Temporary Log Storage Yards Application Guide 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-22 North Complex Fire Temporary Housing (Outside Fire Area) Guide 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-23 North Complex Fire Temporary Housing (Inside Fire Area) Guide 4.22.2021 PDF
PLG-24 Online Payment Guide 5.7.2021 PDF
PLG-25  SB-9 Urban Lot Split Application Guide  5.9.2022 PDF
PLG-26  Administrative Permit Application Guide 5.26.2022  PDF
Planning Forms
Form No. Form Name Date Modified Form Type
DPL-1 Planning Information Form 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-2 Agent Authorization 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-3 NEIC Project Review Agreement 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-4 Project Setting Description 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-5 List of Local Engineers and Surveyors 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-6 Reserved
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DPL-7 Tentative Map Time Extension 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-8 Permit Time Extension Request 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-9 Mining Consultant Contact List 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-10 Certificate of Merger 1.4.2021 PDF
DPL-11 Merger Owner's Certificate 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-12 Acknowledgment of Concurrent Review 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-13 Burn-Down Letter Request 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-14 Land Conservation Act Contract Agreement or Amendment 12.27.2021 PDF
DPL-15 Site Plan Drafting Sheet 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-16 Land Conservation Act Contract Non-Renewal 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-17 Hazardous Waste Certification 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-18 Airport Land Use Consistency Determination 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-19 Appeal Application 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-20 Short-Term Rental Application 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-21 Variance Findings Support Information Form
4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-22 Water Efficient Landscaping Application 7.21.2021 PDF
DPL-23  Water Efficient Landscaping - Prescriptive Compliance 7.22.2021 PDF
DPL-24  Water Efficient Landscaping - Certificate of Completion 4.22.2021 PDF
DPL-25 Address Request/Modification Form 4.22.2021 PDF
Administrative Permit Applications
Form No. Application Type Date Revised Form Type
PLA-1 Camping 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-2 Minor Home Occupation 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-3 Reserved 5.16.2022
PLA-4 Recreation Vehicle as Temporary Residence 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-5 Heavy Equipment Storage in VLDR Zone 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-6 Personal Hardship Kennel 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-7 Ridgeline Development (Butte Creek Canyon) 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-8 Heavy Equipment Storage in RCR & FCR Zones 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-9 Retail Use in Industrial Zones 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-10 Sign Permit 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-11 Walls and Fences Additional Height 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-12 Agricultural Worker Housing Center 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-13 Small Winery Facility 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-14 Small Micro-Brewery Facility 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-15 Small Olive Oil Production Facility 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-16 Small Micro-Distillery Facility 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-17 Fruit & Nut Production Facility 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-18 Temporary Uses 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-19 Recycling Collection Facility - Small 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-20 Recycling Collection Facility - Large 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-21 Recycling Processing Facility - Light 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-22 Additional Structure Height 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-23 Camp Fire Transitory Housing (Dry Camping Inside Fire Area) 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-24 Camp Fire Temporary Housing (Inside Fire Affected Areas) 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-25 Camp Fire Temporary Housing (Outside Fire Affected Areas)  4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-26 Telecommunication Facilities (Co-Location) 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-27 Accessory Utilities (Tier 2) Solar Energy Facilities 4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-28 North Complex Fire Temporary Housing (Inside Fire Affected Areas)
4.22.2021 PDF
PLA-29  North Complex Fire Temporary Housing (Outside Fire Affected Areas) 4.22.2021 PDF

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Phone: 530.552.3700
Fax: 530.538.7785

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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

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