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Paradise Rebuilding and Recovery: Local emergency declared

The Town is working to make sure everyone is safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted: Mar 25, 2020 1:18 PM
Updated: Mar 25, 2020 1:19 PM

PARADISE, Calif. - The Town is working to make sure everyone is safe during the coronavirus pandemic. This lead to the following changes for the Building Resiliency Center and Town Hall.

At the Building Resiliency Center, permits are being issued and inspections are still being processed all while staff practices social distancing. If you have questions, you can call 530-872-6291 ext. 411 or email rebuildquestions@townofparadise.com. For rebuild advocates, call 530-872-6291 ext. 429 or 430.

The Tree ROE Center at the resiliency center has suspended operations though residents can still turn in forms via email at TreeROE@buttecounty.net or mailing hard copies to 205 Mira Loma Dr., Ste 50, Oroville.

As the town hall is closed, services will continue by phone. You can contact the correct department by calling the numbers below:

  • 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

For any coronavirus information, the town encourages you to call the Butte County Public Health hot-line at 530-552-3050 or visit their website.

For last week's town update, CLICK HERE.


Statistics Update

  • 883 Building Permit Applications Received
  • 694 Building Permits issued
  • 81 Homes Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued)

Other Updates

  • Local Emergency: A local emergency was declared on Monday, March 23 by the town council because of the coronavirus. This opens the town up to the funding needed to respond to the pandemic.
  • Postponed Events: Gold Nugget Days has been postponed indefinitely, as for the Paradise Chocolate Festival, it has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12. 
  • Immediate Care Clinic: Adventist Health opened an immediate care clinic on the Skyway for those living on the ridge. The center is open for things like allergies, burns, falls and sprains, sinus issues, animal bites and more, all without an appointment. If needed, they will also test for coronavirus. Learn more about the clinic HERE.

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  • Paradise Unified Closure: The district says schools will be closed until April 20. Superintendent Tom Taylor said 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.” 
  • Paradise is Hiring: The town is looking to fill the below positions. If you are interested in applying or looking for more information, CLICK HERE.
    • Administrative Services Director/Town Treasurer
    • Capital Projects Manager
    • Building/Onsite Permit Technician I/II

Upcoming Events & Meetings

All meetings have been canceled. As a way to keep the community safe, the April Community Information Meeting was postponed until further notice.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1114524

Reported Deaths: 18726
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