Weekly Camp Fire Recovery Update from Butte County

October 20, 2020
HAZARD TREE REMOVAL ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
Hazard Tree Removal Right of Entry Forms and Inspection Access Forms can be submitted by mail or email. Due to COVID-19 guidance, forms are not currently being collected in person.
Return By Mail:
Tree Removal ROE Processing Center
PO Box 3390
Chico, CA 95927-3390

Return by Email:
E-mail to: TreeROE@buttecounty.net (Please note: Tree ROE Forms and Inspection Access Forms must be initialed by hand)

For more information, or for guidance completing the forms, please call the ROE Information Line at 530.552.3030
ROE Information Line: 530.552.3030
Private Property Tree Removal Map
Property Owners are encouraged to view the Private Property Tree Removal Map to locate eligible properties.
DEBRIS REMOVAL STATUS
Alternative Program (County)
data as of October 20, 2020

Alternative Work Plans Received: 1,706

Alternative Work Plan in Review: 0

Alternative Work Plans Approved: 1,706

Final Reports Submitted: 1,703

Final Reports in Review: 34

Final Reports Approved: 1,668

Applications Awaiting Work Plans: 1
Government Debris Removal Program Complete

BUILDING PERMITS
Butte County Building Permits- As of 10/20/2020
Inside Burn Area*
Applications Received: 393
Permits Issued: 304
Final: 103 (home may be occupied)

Outside Burn Area*
Applications Received: 37
Permits Issued: 35
Final: 18 (home may be occupied)
*Inside Burn Area – residential permits on parcels where the Camp Fire destroyed a residence.

*Outside Burn Area – residential permit for a Camp Fire survivor on a parcel outside the burn area or a parcel within the burn area where no structures greater than 120 sq. ft. burned.
Due to COVID-19, the Butte County Development Services Office is currently closed to the public; however, services are still available by phone or email:

Phone: 530.552.3700
Website: www.ButteCounty.net/DDS
Building Email: DSBuilding@ButteCounty.net
Planning Email: DSPlanning@ButteCounty.net
Code Enforcement Email: DSCodeEnforcement@ButteCounty.net
Butte County Rebuild Incentive Grant Information - As of 10/20/2020
The rebuild incentive grant can be applied for when property owners submit a building permit with Butte County. The grant is on a first-applied, first-granted basis.
North Valley Community Foundation
The grant is a reimbursement for 50% of eligible building permit fees up to $3,500.
179 Applicants being served
$301,390 being applied to building permits.

Golden State Finance Authority
The grant is a reimbursement of 100% of eligible building permit fees for Veterans.
42 Applicants being served
$130,052 being applied to building permits.
Town of Paradise Building Permits
Building Permit Applications Received: 1,285
Homes Rebuilt: 403
Data as of October 20, 2020

View weekly recovery updates from the Town of Paradise. Posted here.
Butte County Surveyor Status- As of 10/20/2020
Record of Survey
Submitted: 478
Recorded: 214
Record of Survey – a document prepared and signed by a Professional Land Surveyor that documents a boundary survey. Required when: a property corner is set; property lines are established that have not been mapped previously; or there is a material discrepancy between what has been recorded versus what exists on the ground.
Corner Record
Submitted: 368
Filed: 333
Corner Record – a document prepared and signed by a Professional Land Surveyor that documents a boundary survey. Required when: a property corner is set; property lines are re- established that have been mapped previously; and there is no material discrepancy between what has been recorded versus what exists on the ground.
WATER UPDATES
Del Oro Water Update (as of 10/20/2020)
Locations Tested: 510
Locations Cleared: 510
Paradise Irrigation District Update (as of 05/11/2020)
Total Advisories Lifted: 1,889
1,457 Advisories Lifted based on water test results
432 Advisories Lifted based on service lateral replacement