Weekly Camp Fire Recovery Update from Butte County

July 29, 2019
Check out the official rebuild website for the Town of Paradise
USDA Home Repair Loan & Grant- Pilot Program
Was your septic system or well damaged? Do you need to remove trees or make other repairs?
USDA can help.
Loan and Grant Options Available Now to Rural Homeowners:
·          Must own and live in your home
·          Loans up to $40,000, 20 year term, 1% interest rate
·          Grants up to $10,000 for eligible homeowners age 62+
·          Home must be in a rural community (entire Camp Fire area NOW eligible)
Local Contact:
Nicole Roldan-Leben, Area Specialist
530.693.3162 or Nicole.roldan@usda.gov

Alternative Program (County)
data as of July 26, 2019

Alternative Work Plans Received: 1,598

Alternative Work Plan in Review: 65

Alternative Work Plans Approved: 1,533

Final Reports Submitted: 872

Final Reports in Review: 62

Final Reports Approved: 810

Applications Awaiting Work Plans: 89
Government Program (State)
data as of July 26, 2019

ROEs Received: 11,767

Parcels with Debris Removal
Completed: 8,379
Parcels with Soil Sample
Approved: 4,637

Parcels with Erosion Control
Completed: 4,620

Parcels Completed and
Final Sign Off Sent to County: 3,554

Parcels with Final Sign Off processed by the County (return to owner): 3,622

Noncompliant Parcels

Town of Paradise: 155
Butte County: 82
Mobile Home Parks

Government Program: 23
Alternative Program: 2
In Progress (indemnity agreement signed): 8
Outstanding: 1
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: 90
Permits Issued: 35
Final: 1 (home may be occupied)

Outside Burn Area*
Applications Received: 11
Permits Issued: 10
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: 202
Applications in Plan Check: 87
Permits Issued: 115
Data as of July 24, 2019

View weekly recovery updates from the Town of Paradise. Posted here .
Butte County Surveyor Status
Record of Survey
Submitted: 86
Recorded: 19
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: 58
Recorded: 53
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: 5,965
Trees Removed: 27
Road Miles Evaluated: 150 out of 155
Lime Saddle Campground
Total Spaces: 44
Vacancy: 3
Available Through: August 30, 2019

DeSabla Campground
Total Spaces: 12
Vacancy: 2
Available Through: Sept. 30, 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 7/29/19)
Locations Tested: 166
Locations Cleared: 161
Paradise Irrigation District Update (as of 7/29/19)
Total Advisories Lifted: 100
95 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

California Care Force Health Clinics
August 3-4, 2019
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico
California Care Force will be at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on August 3 -4, 2019 to provide free medical, dental, and vision services to those in need. All services are provided at no cost and with no restrictions based on income, insurance, residency, employment or immigration status. Demand is expected to be high, please follow the instructions online at www.californiacareforce.org/patients/chico

Town of Paradise
Community Meeting
August 6, 2019, 6:00PM
Paradise Alliance Church, 6491 Clark Road in Paradise