Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 4-6-22


Single Family Homes in Development

2,253 Building Permit Applications Received

  • 1,580 Stick Built / 673 Manufactured

2,082 Building Permits issued

1,317 Homes Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued)


Multi-Family Homes in Development

536 Multi-Family Unit Applications Received

381 Multi-Family Unit Permits Issued

257 Multi-Family Unit Permits Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued)

*Each “unit” represents a home for a family in Paradise.

If you are a multi-family housing developer and wish to meet with the Town, please call Kate Anderson, Housing Program Supervisor, at 530.872.6291 x 122, or email


Provided by the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce: Every week, we will spotlight a business in Paradise to encourage shopping locally and supporting economic recovery in Paradise – and maybe uncover a business you haven’t heard of before! All businesses featured in the business spotlights can be found in’s online business directory.


This week, we are highlighting A Stitch Above Embroidery & Shirt Printing. A Stitch Above Embroidery & Shirt Printing has been serving the Ridge community since 2013. “Stitch” is a full service shop offering custom embroidery, uniforms, patches, hats, jackets and shirt printing with no minimums. For “Ridge Rising” gear and other Paradise Pride merchandise, visit the Stitch online storefront on the Paradise Ridge Marketplace. Delivery available in Paradise.


Thinking of opening a business in Paradise? The Town of Paradise offers Business Development meetings for prospective business owners to go over the process of opening a business in Paradise.  Call Colette Curtis at (530) 872-6291 x112 or email her at to schedule an appointment.


The Rebuild Paradise Foundation is excited to have released our 12th master floor plan, “The Butte Creek.” At 1316 square feet, this plan has multiple options: either a 3 bedroom/2 bath or a 2 bedroom/2 bath with a den. It was designed with the consideration of accommodating narrow properties. This home offers a functional floor plan with an open concept and various exterior options. Visit their website to view not only The Butte Creek, but also their other 11 master floor plans. With the variations available for each master floor plan, there are a total of 49 unique homes designs. Visit to learn more.


We Want to Hear from You! Important Survey for Recovery

3 Years into recovery, a lot has changed! The Town of Paradise is updating our Long Term Community Recovery Plan, originally adopted in June 2019, to reflect all the changes and lessons learned in our community. Just like the first Plan, we need to hear from our residents.  Please take this 7 -minute online survey to give us your thoughts on recovery so far and vision for the future. In addition to the survey, we will have virtual and in-person meetings in the near future to gather community input on the update to the Plan:

Wednesday, April 27 — Virtual Community Meeting

Thursday, April 28 — In-Person Open House 

To see the current plan, visit the Long-Term Recovery Plan page.


Paradise Town Council Meeting, April 12

The regular meeting for Paradise Town Council is held the 2nd Tuesday of every month. View the link to the agenda at the Town of Paradise website, and view online or attend in person (limited capacity)

Welcome to Paradise Sign Dedication, April 21

Join the community in celebrating the dedication of the Welcome to Paradise Sign at the Gold Nugget Museum. This exciting event begins at 2 p.m. on April 21 and light refreshments will be served. For more information visit the Paradise Chamber website.

Camp Fire Pets Memorial Dedication, April 24

On April 24 from 2-6 p.m., there will be a ceremony unveiling the new Camp Fire Pets Memorial, dedicated to the pets, farm animals and wild animals who were lost in the 2018 Camp Fire. Sacramento-based pet rescuer Gina Schaeffer has raised $25,000 over the last three years and collected the individual photos and names of thousands of personal pets to be placed on the memorial. The memorial is a 4,000-pound granite slab with a remembrance bench located at Bille Park in Paradise, California. 

Gold Nugget Days, April 21-24

The beloved Gold Nugget Days return to Paradise again this year, from April 21-24. Events include the crowning of the Gold Nugget Queen, Craft Fair, Donkey Derby, Gem & Mineral Show, Hoe Down, Horse Festival, and the community-favorite Gold Nugget Days Parade. For a full listing of events and more information, visit the Gold Nugget Days Facebook page and the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce events page.

Community Information Meeting, May 3

Questions about rebuilding? Wondering where to find house plans, insurance, or grants? The Town of Paradise will be hosting a Housing Expo at our next Community Information on May 3rd from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Paradise Alliance Church. Come prepared with your questions and to hear helpful information from a variety of building and housing experts. 

Chocolate Fest, May 7

Get your sweet tooth ready; the Chocolate Fest is back! The 17th Annual Chocolate Fest continues to raise funds for Youth on the Paradise Ridge, and will feature a Chocolate Candy Land, Chocolate Cuisine Challenge, art, craft and food booths, wine and beer tasting, a playhouse build, live music, and raffles. Admission is $5; children 4 and under are free. Click here to learn more.


Looking for more information on rebuilding? 

We encourage you to visit these websites for more details on housing grants, building requirements, loans, and other questions. 

Town of Paradise – Housing

Recover CA

Rebuild Paradise Foundation

Town Hall and the Building Resiliency Center (BRC), both on Skyway, are also open to the public. Town Hall: (530) 872-6291 Building Resiliency Center: (530) 872-6291 x429 or x430 

Curious about Recovery Projects?

Visit the Recovery Projects page on the Make It Paradise website.

Want to know more about economic development in Paradise?

Visit our Demographic Information page on the Make It Paradise website.

Make it Paradise Newsletter

This newsletter is designed to keep you informed of the ongoing recovery efforts as we rebuild Paradise.  Each week you will receive a newsletter with events, current numbers (building permits, etc.), current topics and a weekly Q&A.

Occasionally, we may send out an extra newsletter pertaining to an upcoming event or important information.