Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 3-3-21

Current Statistics:


Single Family Homes

1,535 Building Permit Applications Received

1,384 Building Permits issued

668  Homes Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued)

Multi-Family Units

301 Multi-Family Unit Applications Received

283 Multi-Family Unit Permits Issued

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



38,862 Hazardous Trees Marked*

14,143 Trees Felled

36% Complete

Butte County

48,454 Hazardous Trees Marked*

17,285 Trees Felled

36% Complete

*Enrolled properties are still being assessed.

If you are enrolled in the Government Hazard Tree Program and have questions about your property, please call 530.767.7011 or 530.767.7012

If you are enrolled in the Private Program and your property has not been cleared, or you have not enrolled in any program, call the Tree Advocates at 530.872.6291 x162 or 163.


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! This week, we’re focusing on the Best Western Paradise Hotel. For those needing a place to stay while experiencing the Ridge, the Best Western Paradise Hotel is a premier choice. Enjoy high-speed internet, a heated pool and hot tub, free hot breakfast, and rest well in the spacious guest rooms, where your pet can stay for a small fee!

Contact Best Western at (530) 762-6051, visit the hotel at 5475 Clark Road, Paradise, or visit their website at

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.


ICYMI:  Community Information Meeting – 2021 Recovery Projects

On Tuesday night, Town Staff gave an overview of Recovery Projects in 2021 like the sewer project, transportation master plan, early warning system, reseeding program, and others. To watch the recorded meeting, click here.

PG&E Assistance at the Building Resiliency Center: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

PG&E representatives will be on site to answer questions and provide assistance to residents at the Building Resiliency Center (BRC) on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Sewer Regionalization Project Advisory Committee Meets on March 8, 2021

The first meeting of the Sewer Regionalization Project Advisory Committee has been scheduled for March 8, 2021. The purpose of this committee is to facilitate discussion on progress of the Sewer Project’s Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and prepare principles of agreement for a potential regional wastewater connection agreement. The Mayor and Vice Mayor of the Town of Paradise and the Mayor and Vice Mayor of the City of Chico have been appointed to this committee, which will be hosted and facilitated by the State Water Resources Control Board.

To watch and listen to the webcast (not participating):

If you do not need to participate but would like to watch and listen in to this meeting, please use the “PUBLIC MEETING WEBCAST” link below.


Please note, the Committee will not be able to respond to questions or comments entered in the YouTube chat feature.

To comment on an agenda item or to make public comment before or after a meeting:

Email Emails received at this address will be forwarded to the Advisory Committee Members by 5:00 PM on the business day prior to the date of the meeting.

Gold Nugget Days Last Weekend in April, 2021

Save the date for traditional activities celebrating the Gold Nugget Days in the Town of Paradise, currently scheduled for the end of April 2021. Stay tuned for more details from the Gold Nugget Museum.  

Trauma-Informed Fire Education and Journaling Workshop

In partnership, Paradise Recreation and Park District (PRPD) and the Butte County Fire Safe Council are presenting an interactive workshop on Trauma-Informed Fire Education and Journaling. This will be available on March 23-25, 2021, and registration is available on PRPD’s and Butte County Fire Safe Council Facebook pages. This workshop will integrate trauma-informed perspectives into field and nature journaling practices that will be used to build awareness and understanding of fire on the landscape.

Town Hall and the Building Resiliency Center Open by Appointment.

Town Hall and the BRC are open by appointment only. Please call (530) 872-6291 for existing appointments or to schedule a new appointment. Below are the extensions for assistance:

Business and Housing x126 or x130

Code Enforcement x110

Finance Department x121

Tree Advocates x162 or x163

Building Resiliency Center x411

General Information x101

Have questions regarding your rebuild? Rebuild Advocates are here to help! 

If you need help navigating the rebuild process, the Town of Paradise has Rebuild Advocates available to assist. They can help with the following:  Navigating insurance, FEMA or SBA, understanding additional financing options, selecting a contractor, submitting plants, or any part of the rebuild process. They are available at the Building Resiliency Center by appointment only. Please call 530.872.6291 x429 x430 to make an in-person (depending on COVID status) or phone appointment today!

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.