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

September 1, 2017

Please Note: A new master fee schedule is effective 9/1/2017.  Please contact the Planning Division at (530) 538-5359 to verify application fees listed in the forms below:

Application Guides
Form No. Application Type Date Revised Form Type
PLG-1 Legal Lot Determination Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-2 Lot Line Adjustment Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-3 Variance/Minor Variance Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-4 Sign Permit Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-5 Tentative Map Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-6 Use/Minor Permit Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-7 Certificate of Merger Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-8 Surface Mining and Reclamation Application 4.7.2011 PDF
PLG-9 Camping Application Guide 11.1.2017 PDF
PLG-10 Land Conservation (Williamson) Act Contract Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-11 Land Conservation Act Contract Non-Renewal 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-12 Pre-Development Review Application 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-13 General Plan Amendment/Zone Change Application 12.4.2014 PDF
PLG-14 Special Events Facilities Application
8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-15 Clustered Development Application Guide 8.31.2017 PDF
PLG-16 Water Efficient Landscaping Application Packet 8.31.2017 PDF
Planning Forms
Form No. Form Name Date Modified Form Type
DPL-1 Planning Information Form 2.13.2015 PDF
DPL-2 Agent Authorization 2.13.2015 PDF
DPL-3 NEIC Project Review Agreement 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-4 Project Setting Description 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-5 Development Standard Exception Request 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-6 Agricultural Buffer Notification and/or Unusual Circumstances Request 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-7 Tentative Map Time Extension Request 7.18.2016 PDF
DPL-8 Permit Time Extension Request 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-9 Mining Consultant Contact List 8.12.2015 PDF
DPL-10 Certificate of Merger 8.31.2015 PDF
DPL-11 Merger Owner's Certificate 8.31.2015 PDF
DPL-12 Zoning Clearance Request 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-13 Burn-Down Letter Request 7.1.2015 PDF
DPL-14 Land Conservation Act Contract Agreement or Amendment 8.7.2015 PDF
DPL-15 <Reserved>

DPL-16 Land Conservation Act Contract Non-Renewal 8.7.2015 PDF
DPL-17 Mining Reclamation Plan 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-18 Airport Land Use Consistency Determination 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-19 Appeal Application 11.1.2017 PDF
DPL-20 Public Records Request Form 9.24.2014 PDF
DPL-21 Variance Findings Support Information Form
1.27.2015 PDF
DPL-22 Water Efficient Landscaping Application  8.31.2017 PDF
DPL-23  Water Efficient Landscaping - Prescriptive Compliance 8.31.2017  PDF
DPL-24  Water Efficient Landscaping - Certificate of Completion 8.31.2017  PDF
Administrative Permit Applications
Form No. Application Type Date Revised Form Type
PLA-1 Camping 5.12.2017 PDF
PLA-2 Minor Home Occupation 1.22.2015 PDF
PLA-3 Watershed Protection Overlay Zone 6.30.2015 PDF
PLA-4 Recreation Vehicle as Temporary Residence 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-5 Heavy Equipment Storage in VLDR Zone 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-6 Personal Hardship Kennel 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-7 Temporary Mobile Home (Aunt Minnie) 9.24.2014 PDF
PLA-8 Heavy Equipment Storage in RCR & FCR Zones
6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-9 Retail Use in Industrial Zones
6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-10 Sign Permit 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-11 Walls and Fences Additional Height 1.22.2015 PDF
PLA-12 <Reserved>

PLA-13 Small Winery Facility 2.23.2015 PDF
PLA-14 Small Micro-Brewery Facility 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-15 Small Olive Oil Production Facility 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-16 Small Micro-Distillery Facility 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-17 Fruit & Nut Production Facility 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-18 Temporary Uses 7.1.2015 PDF
PLA-19 Recycling Collection Facility - Small 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-20 Recycling Collection Facility - Large 6.24.2015 PDF
PLA-21 Recycling Processing Facility - Light 9.24.2014 PDF
PLA-22 Recycling Processing Facility - Heavy 9.24.2014 PDF
PLA-23 <Reserved>

PLA-24 <Reserved>

PLA-25 <Reserved>

PLA-26 Telecommunication Facilities (Co-Location) 9.24.2014 PDF
PLA-27 Accessory Utilities (Tier 2) Solar Energy Facilities 1.27.2015 PDF
PLA-28 Accessory Utilities (Tier 2) Wind Energy Facilities 9.24.2014 PDF

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Development Services

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

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Tues - 8am to 4pm
Wed - 8am to 3pm
Thur - 8am to 4pm
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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

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