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.
FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)

 The current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps became effective January 6, 2011.

Follow the instructions below to download and/or view the maps online (faster).

View Interactive Online Map

This GIS enabled interactive map allows you to quickly enter your address or parcel number to see if you're within any of the FIRM areas.  If you've identified whether you're in a Flood zone, related information is available directly on map.

Download the entire catalog here

  1. Download the FIRM PANELS effective file to your computer (it is a large file and can take some time)
  2. Use a tool like Winzip or Windows to uncompress/unpackage the files to a local folder
  3. Open the index panel titled "06007CIND0A_20100304.pdf" (Adobe Reader is required in order to view files)
  4. Click on a blue rectangle to open the sub panel for that area in a new window
  5. Close each sub map when done and the index panel will be right behind it
Description Updated Size  Download
FIRM PANELS effective (requires )  1/06/2011 60 MB .zip
FEMA Flood Insurance Study & Profiles (Jan 2011)  1/2011 15 MB .pdf




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 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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