Public Works
Welcome to the Butte County Department of Public Works, serving its residents since 1850. The Public Works Department maintains approximately 1,300 miles of roadways, including over 500 bridges and drainage structures and more than 18,000 road signs. Our goal is to provide you with the best customer service possible. If you are unable to find what you are looking for on our website, please call our office for more personal service.

Making payments online

Online - 2.49% of transaction with $1 minimum 

NOTE: We are only accepting credit card payments for certain transactions. Please consult with staff at 530.538.7681 before making a payment online. In the "Purpose of Payment" field, make sure that you enter any related information such as permit number or description of product/service. 

 <-- Encroachment/utility/transportation/grading permits & signs/copies                                                                    

 <-- Landfill credit applications, fees, etc. related to Landfill

 <-- Plan/Map checking fees, land development fees, improvement plans


Making payments over the counter

  • Over the Counter - 2.49% of transaction with $1 minimum.
  • 7 County Center Drive, Oroville, CA 95965..

NOTE:  At this time we are NOT accepting online or over the counter credit card payments for bus passes.  


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Report Issues  GIS Maps  

 Locations and Hours

Butte County Public Works
7 County Center Dr.
Oroville, CA 95965

Regular hours 7:30am to 4:00pm.  Closed all holidays.

Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
1023 Neal Road
Paradise, CA 95969

Regular hours 7:00am to 4:00pm

Monday thru Sunday

New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving day, Christmas day: Closed

 Contact Public Works

Butte County Public Works
Phone:    530.538.7681
Fax:        530.538.7171


Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility

Phone:    530.345.4917
Fax:        530.645.1820


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Public Works

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Joshua Pack, Director

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