Town of Paradise


PRESS RELEASE
Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 
March 25, 2020

Meetings: 

 No Meetings this week

Updates and Statistics:

Building Updates:

883     Building Permit Applications Received  

694     Building Permits issued

81      Homes Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued)


Weekly Spotlight

 

Frequently Asked Question:  Is the Building Resiliency Center Open?

 

Answer:  Yes.  The Building Resiliency Center (BRC) remains open to the public by appointment only.  Permits are being issued and inspections are being done.  Our rebuilding effort has not stalled, though we are maintaining strict social distancing to keep us all safe. 

To make an appointment or for questions call (530) 872-6291 x 411 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   

Covid-19 Information

Butte County Public Health has established a call-in center to answer questions regarding COVID-19.  The call center is staffed 8AM-5PM, 7 days a week.  Members of the public with questions are encouraged to call 530.552.3050

For general information on COVID-19, please visit Buttecounty.net

Town Hall

Paradise Town Hall is currently closed to the public. Services will continue to be available by phone or email.

  • General 530-872-6291 ext. 102
  • Building Resiliency Center 530-872-6291 ext. 411
  • Finance 530-872-6291 ext. 121
  • Code Enforcement 530-872-6291 ext. 124
  • Housing Loans 530-872-6291 ext. 122

Building Resiliency Center

The Building Resiliency Center is currently open by appointment only. We ask that you only bring necessary individuals with you during your appointment. Please practice social distancing with guests and building staff.  Thank you.

  • General Questions and Appointments
    • Call 530-872-6291 ext. 411
    • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Rebuild Advocates 530-872-6291 ext. 429 or 430

The Tree ROE Center located at the Building Resiliency Center is suspending operations due to COVID-19.  Tree ROEs and Inspection Access Forms can be turned in via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by mail addressed to 205 Mira Loma Dr., Ste 50, Oroville, CA 95965. 

What’s new: 

  • Postponed Events:
    • Gold Nugget Days - postponed indefinitely
    • Paradise Chocolate Festival - rescheduled for Saturday, September 12th
  • Adventist Health opens an immediate care clinic in Paradise on Saturday. The clinic expands medical services on the Ridge, which has been without a hospital or emergency room since the Camp Fire and comes at a time when strains on the system are mounting because of the outbreak of COVID-19. It will be located at the Feather River Health Center at 5125 Skyway and is open seven days a week. Public health officials have recommended calling in advance. The clinic is not an emergency room and is not designed to handle major trauma, but rather to expand services at the Feather River Health Center
  • The April Community Information Meeting will be postponed until further notice. We want to keep our community as healthy and safe as possible.
  • Local Emergency Declared: On Monday March 23rd Paradise Town Council declared a local emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This action makes the Town of Paradise eligible to apply for funding needed to respond to this event.
  • Paradise Unified School District has informed parents that all on campus classes are cancelled until April 20th. Superintendent Tom Taylor said that following Gov. Newsom’s press conference and after much deliberation with all Butte County Superintendents, the recommendation has been made by the Butte County Office of Education to have no student contact days through April 20, 2020.
  • The Town of Paradise is hiring! Positions we are looking to fill include Building/Onsite Permit Technician I/II and Administrative Assistant. If you are interested in applying, or for more information, please visit the Towns website at https://www.townofparadise.com/index.php/jobs
  • Many private roads in the Camp Fire area are eligible for public assistance funding to remove Hazardous Trees through the State Hazard Tree Removal Program. The Paradise Town Council and the Butte County Board of Supervisors passed ordinances requiring the removal of hazard trees damaged by the Camp Fire from private property that may fall into public roadways. Property owners may enter the Government Tree Program to have the trees removed by the State at no out-of-pocket cost. Enrollment in the Government Tree Program requires a Right-of Entry form. Property owners may also identify and remove hazard trees themselves but must submit an inspection form so an inspector may verify the removal of the hazard trees from the property. Property owners may also call the Tree ROE Center directly at (530) 552-3030 or submit Tree ROEs by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Tree ROE is available for download online at www.ButteCountyRecovers.org/treeremoval. Tree ROEs and Inspection Access Forms can be turned in via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by mail addressed to 205 Mira Loma Dr., Ste 50, Oroville, CA 95965

 

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Town Hall

5555 Skyway

Paradise, CA 95969

(530) 872-6291 phone

(530) 877-5059 fax

Monday - Thursday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.