Weekly Camp Fire Recovery Update from Butte County

August 12, 2019
Alternative Program (County)
data as of August 9, 2019

Alternative Work Plans Received: 1,632

Alternative Work Plan in Review: 75

Alternative Work Plans Approved: 1,557

Final Reports Submitted: 962

Final Reports in Review: 62

Final Reports Approved: 900

Applications Awaiting Work Plans: 65
Government Program (State)
data as of August 9, 2019

ROEs Received: 11,801

Parcels with Debris Removal
Completed: 9,547
Parcels with Soil Sample
Approved: 5,788

Parcels with Erosion Control
Completed: 4,991

Parcels Completed and
Final Sign Off Sent to County: 4,547

Parcels with Final Sign Off processed by the County (return to owner): 4,459

Noncompliant Parcels

Town of Paradise: 140
Butte County: 51
Mobile Home Parks

Government Program: 28
Alternative Program: 2
In Progress (indemnity agreement signed): 4
Outstanding: 0
Debris Removal Operations Center
Property owners who have questions about Phase II debris removal with the Government Program can stop by or call the Debris Removal Operations Center and speak directly with representatives from CalOES and CalRecycle.

Debris Removal Operations Center
900 Fortress Street, Suite 200 in Chico
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am to Noon
Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility Fire Debris Disposal
Butte County Building Permits
Inside Burn Area*
Applications Received: 104
Permits Issued: 42
Final: 1 (home may be occupied)

Outside Burn Area*
Applications Received: 11
Permits Issued: 9
Final: 1 (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.
Town of Paradise Building Permits
Applications Received: 227
Applications in Plan Check: 83
Permits Issued: 144
Data as of August 7, 2019

View weekly recovery updates from the Town of Paradise. Posted here .
Butte County Surveyor Status
Record of Survey
Submitted: 93
Recorded: 30
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: 63
Recorded: 58
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.
Hazard trees in the County right-of-way are assessed by a contract arborist and removed by a tree contractor if they pose a threat to the public right-of-way. The Department of Public Works manages the contract arborist and the tree removal contractors.

Trees Evaluated, Removal Planned: 6,716
Trees Removed: 27
Road Miles Evaluated: 155 out of 155
Lime Saddle Campground
Total Spaces: 44
Vacancy: 4
Available Through: August 31, 2019

DeSabla Campground
Total Spaces: 12
Vacancy: 2
Available Through: August 31, 2019
The Department of Employment and Social Services operates the shelter locations. These shelters opened to provide a place for fire survivors who are unable to live on their property until fire debris removal is complete. Fire survivors should call 530.538.7572 to inquire about a space.
Del Oro Water Update (as of 8/12/19)
Locations Tested: 179
Locations Cleared: 177
Paradise Irrigation District Update (as of 8/5/19)
Total Advisories Lifted: 133
128 Advisories Lifted based on water test results
5 Advisories Lifted based on service lateral replacement
The following community meetings and events related to recovery. The list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of community events.
Visit ButteCountyRecovers.org/events or Makeitparadise.org/meeting-schedul e for a list of events hosted by, or held in coordination with, Butte County or the Town of Paradise. For Paradise Community Events, visit http://www.paradisechamber.com/events/calendar

August 2019

United Policyholders staff member Sandy Watts will answer your questions and address frequently encountered insurance problems, including discussion of recent legislature that may affect your claim.
For more information, and to sign up click here

You can send questions in advance to info@uphelp.org .

You will also have the opportunity to ask your question during the webinar. 
United Policyholders is also hosting a group viewing session of the webinar at St. Johns Church at 2341 Floral Avenue in Chico. You can watch the webinar, compare notes with other survivors, and ask questions and get them answered in real time.