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City of Biggs
Welcome to Landsite’s local Government Development and Zoning Information for real estate development in this county and its cities. You can find links to development and zoning codes that will provide you with a better understanding of the requirements and costs of developing your real estate project. The information found in government agencies help will guide you in deciding on the right location in the county for your business or residence.
Click on the Planning Department to view additional county development requirements related to planning. Click on the Building Department to get information on which building permits are required for either a new building or remodeling your existing building. By visiting these agencies you will gain a better understanding of the process to complete your project. Click on the Subdivision Ordinances and General Plan links for the county and cities growth patterns. You can also link to their Economic Development websites to learn more about the development opportunities.
Zoning Code Chapter 24
The primary goal and purpose of all county Agricultural Commissioners statewide is "To Promote and To Protect" agriculture. The number one industry in Butte County is agriculture, which provides a very significant base to the county’s economy. The promotion and protection of Butte County agriculture is accomplished through educational outreach and enforcement of the law. The local expertise is utilized to uniformly administer the following statewide programs here in Butte County.
Planning DivisionPlanning Application Forms Land Development Division
The Planning Division is responsible for developing plans for review and consideration by the Board of Supervisors, and for the physical development of Butte County. The Planning Division also administers the policies and implements the programs for plans adopted by the Board of Supervisors. The Planning Division is also responsible for support of the Planning Commission, Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) and the Land Conservation Act Committee (LCA)
The Building Division is responsible for enforcement of all the provisions of the State Building Standards Code pertaining to the erection, construction, reconstruction, movement, alteration, repair and removal or demolition of all structures as mandated by state law. Additionally, the Building Division enforces Title 25 requirements for the installation of utilities and mobile homes within unincorporated Butte County.
Environmental Heath Division
Environmental Health Division should be contacted if you will need: A permit to drill a new well or to have water from an existing well tested or to create and/or modify an existing private or public water system; A permit to install or repair a septic tank and/or drain field system; Testing to be done for a proposed location for a new or replacement septic system. A permit for the establishment and/or the enlargement of a business preparing or serving food and drinks; a permit for the use of public or semi-public swimming pools
City of Biggs is currently updating the website as February 1,2008 These are the links available at this time.