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.

Building Division

The Building Division administers State and County building codes and ordinances to ensure buildings are safe for occupancy. This is accomplished through the permitting, plan review and inspection process.

Development Services Fire Assistance Center Information

Plan Check

Plans Being Plan Checked Today:
Type Submission Date
Single Family 3 weeks ago
3 weeks ago
Mobile Homes
2 weeks ago
Accessory 3 weeks ago
Solar 2 weeks ago
Re-checks 2-3 weeks ago

What's New in Building

March 7, 2018
In accordance with AB 1379, the Building Department will be required to collect a $4.00 fee on every building permit issued.
effective 4/2/2018

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

Online Center

The Online Center allows licensed contractors and home owners to apply for and receive building permits over the internet. It allows applicants to follow the status of their permit application and request inspections. Additionally, it allows the public to review permits and property information.

View the Online Center.

Apply for Permit  Schedule Inspection  Parcel Lookup

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Development Services

Phone: 530.552.3700
Fax: 530.538.7785

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

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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