Sewer Update: Draft Program Environmental Impact Report

The Town of Paradise (Town) announces the availability of a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (Draft PEIR) for the Paradise Sewer Project (Proposed Project) prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The Draft PEIR describes the Proposed Project and evaluates the potential environmental impacts associated with its implementation. The Draft PEIR analyzes three alternatives.

Any responsible and trustee agencies, involved federal agencies, interest groups, and members of the public are invited to provide input on the Draft PEIR. All input received will be documented and addressed in the Final PEIR, anticipated to be completed this fall.


An online “virtual room” is available for review until August 29, 2022. This online tool is a convenient way to review project materials and submit comments. For more details, visit


Comments and input on the Draft PEIR are invited from all interested parties for a period of 45 days from July 14 to August 29, 2022. Printed copies of the Draft PEIR are available for public review during normal business hours at the following locations:

  • Town Clerk at Paradise Town Hall (5555 Skyway, Paradise)
  • Butte County Library, Paradise Branch (5922 Clark Rd, Paradise)
  • Terry Ashe Recreation Center (6626 Skyway, Paradise)
  • City Clerk at Chico City Hall (411 Main Street, Chico)
  • Butte County Library, Chico Branch (1108 Sherman Avenue, Chico)
  • CARD Community Center (545 Vallombrosa Avenue, Chico)
  • Butte County Clerk (155 Nelson Avenue, Oroville)

Written or verbal comments must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. PDT on August 29, 2022, using one of the following options:


(from the “Subject” dropdown menu, select “Submit a comment on the Draft PEIR”)


Colette Curtis, Public Information Officer, Town of Paradise, 5555 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969


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