Public Health

The mission of the Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD) is to protect the public through promoting individual, community, and environmental health. 

Public Health Animal Laws

Butte County Animal Control promotes and enforces animals laws stated in the Butte County Animal County Code

Animal Control in Your City

View a list of local Animal Control Agencies in Butte County and learn which one you should call based on where you live.

Report an Animal Issue

Animal issues include: stray or loose animals, injured or sick animals, abandoned or neglected animals, abused animals, and more. Please be prepared to provide detailed information about the issue being reported, including photos of the animal if possible.

Kennel Permits

Prior to applying for a kennel permit you must first determine if your property is zoned for a kennel. Learn about the laws and regulations for owning and operating a kennel in Butte County.

Exotic Animal Permits

Butte County loves animals of all kind. Possession of rare and exotic animals requires an application process and education about the Butte County Animal Code.

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Butte County Animal Services
Phone: 530.552.3888
Fax: 530.538.6329

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 Locations and Hours AS - Right Pane

Butte County Animal Services
202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Except Holidays

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Public Health Department

202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Report a Health Emergency
24-Hour Line: 530.552.4000

Danette York, MPH, Director
Dr. David Canton, Health Officer

Public Health Leadership Team