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Paradise Rebuilding and Recovery: Update from Town Councilman Steve Crowder

Paradise Town Councilman Steve Crowder provided an update on debris removal and upcoming community meetings after the Camp Fire. Tune in to this segment every Wednesday on Action News Now at noon.

Posted: May 1, 2019 4:54 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Paradise Town Councilman Steve Crowder provided an update on debris removal and upcoming community meetings after the Camp Fire.

Upcoming meetings

There are multiple events and meetings coming up that Camp Fire evacuees can attend.

Flag presentation to the Town of Paradise 

  • Where: Paradise Town Hall - 5555 Skyway, Paradise
  • When: Saturday, May 4, at 11 a.m. 

Zone Captain meet and greet

  • Where: Paradise Alliance Church - 6491 Clark Rd., Paradise
  • When: Saturday, May 4, from 2 - 4 p.m. 

Builders & Building Officials Forum hosted by Valley Contractors Exchange

  • Where: Butte College, Skyway Center - 2480 Notre Dame Blvd, Room 113, Chico
  • When: Tuesday, May 7, from 3 - 5 p.m. 

Town of Paradise Council Meeting

  • Where: Paradise Town Hall - 5555 Skyway, Paradise
  • When: Tuesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. 

Paradise Irrigation District Community Meeting

  • Where: Paradise Alliance Church - 6491 Clark Rd., Paradise
  • When: Tuesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. 

Debris removal update

So far, 1,887 properties have had debris removed through the state program as of April 30. 

There are currently 141 debris-removal crews working on properties with right-of-entry forms. 

Officials have given 210 properties clearance to rebuild. 

Other updates

The Paradise Chamber reports there are 150 businesses now open on the ridge, which includes Paradise and Magalia. 

Starting Tuesday, May 7, PG&E will have a mobile help center outside of the Paradise Town Hall every Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

The town council will be listening to recommendations from the planning consultant regarding building code changes at the May 22 meeting. 

Frequently asked questions

Question: Do I have to get my lost resurveyed if I already have pins? 

Answer: Property lines will require verification by a licensed surveyor prior to building permit submittal. That does not always mean a survey is necessary. If the property was created by a record map or had a previously recorded survey, the surveyor will only need to certify the existing pins. If a pin is missing, they'll reset it and file a corner record with the county. 

Question: What am I required to do with my septic if I plan to rebuild? 

Answer: You are required to have your septic evaluated by a Town-licensed evaluator to make sure it's om compliance with the Town municipal code. It's best to have your system evaluated prior to building. Visit the TownofParadise.com to find a licensed evaluator. 

Question: What does my property need to be zoned to have a livestock animal permit? 

Answer: AR-1, AR-3, AR-5, RR-1, RR-2/3. RR-1/2, TR-1, TR-1/2 and TR-1/3. You can find out the zone designation for your property by entering your address in the interactive zone map HERE

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