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.

Code Enforcement
MMJ Billboard 2015

Butte County Code Enforcement is concerned with complaints pertaining to Planning and Building codes and ordinances in the unincorporated areas of Butte County.  Code Enforcement also handles complaints for the Medical Marijuana Ordinance, the Noise Control Ordinance, and the Abandoned Vehicle Abatement (AVA) program, as well as for Nuisance Abatement clean-up and removals as they occur.

General Information

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Building Division Medical Marijuana
Camping Violation Nuisance Abatement
Generator Noise Substandard HSNG
Illegal Dumping Unsafe Structure
Junk In Public View Zoning Violation

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What's New in Code Enforcement

October 26, 2016

Code Enforcement updates Butte County Board of Supervisors on Medical Marijuana efforts to date.

Board of Supervisors Update

August 25 - August 28, 2016

Development Services will be at the Butte County Fair starting Thursday August 25th through Sunday August 28th.  Our booth will be in Farmer's Hall, so stop by and see us!!  We will have all kinds of information and brochures and will be available to answer any questions you may have regarding Butte County Ordinances.  

August 1, 2016

Medical Marijuana Municode Updated   

July 11, 2016

Enforcement of Measure H begins.

July 1, 2016

Meet Your Code Enforcement Officer

June 17, 2016

Butte County Code Enforcement After Hours Special Event Ordinance Hotline 530.538.6292

This Hotline is monitored on Saturday's from 3:00pm-11:00pm.




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Development Services

Phone: 530.538.7601
Fax: 530.538.7785

Building - 530.538.7601 
Planning - 530.538.5359

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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

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