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.

Employment Opportunities

Currently Recruiting for:

Full Time 

  • No positions available at this time
  • Extra Help (Application)

    • Building Inspector
    • Building Plans Examiner
    • Permit Assistant
    • Permit Technician
    • Code Enforcement Officer
    * Part-time extra-help positions available 20 - 25 hours per week.
    * Previous experience required - All positions open until filled.

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     Contact DDS

    Development Services

    Phone: 530.552.3700
    Fax: 530.538.7785

    Appointments
    Building - 530.552.3700 
    Planning - 530.552.3701
    Code Enforcement - 530.552.3702

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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

    May 9, 2018
    The Butte County Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC) Strategy won an Award of Excellence and the Butte Utility-Scale Solar Guide won an Award of Merit from the 2018 American Planning Association Sacramento Valley Section Awards.

    April 10, 2018
    T-25 Workshop Tuesdays 3:30-5:00

    April 4, 2018
    Building Stakeholder Meeting

    March 19, 2018
    View Development Services 2017 Accomplishments...what a great year it was (except for all of the disasters)

    March 16, 2018
    New DDS Permitted Special Events webpage launched