Paradise Town Council Votes to Repeal Temporary Housing Ordinance

The Paradise Town Council voted to pass Ordinance. No. 575, which does not allow residents to live on burned properties until the site is cleared.

Posted: Feb. 2, 2019 10:13 AM
Updated: Feb. 4, 2019 10:09 AM

UPDATE 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 - The Paradise Town Council voted 5-0 to pass Ordinance. No. 575, which does not allow residents to live on burned properties until the site is cleared.

Ordinance No. 575 repeals and replaces Ordinance No. 573, which allowed Paradise residents to place RV's on properties in areas impacted by the Camp Fire. 

Now, residents will not be allowed to live on burned properties until the site is cleared. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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PARADISE, Calif. - Two meetings are scheduled to address repealing the ordinances enacted recently that allows some residents to stay on their properties.

A Paradise Town Council meeting will take place on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at 8 a.m. at the Town Hall at 5555 Skyway.

The Butte County Board of Supervisors will also meet on Monday at 3:15 p.m. at 25 County Center Drive in Oroville.

FEMA has threatened to withhold nearly two billion dollars in funding for debris removal because of the issues that arise from allowing people back to their properties, which are toxic debris sites.

The Town of Paradise wants to repeal their recent ordinance and replace it with a new one.

Below is Ordinance No.  573 that will be repealed and replaced with an updated ordinance at Monday's meeting: 

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