Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 5-20-2020


Tues. June 2nd @ 6pm

June Virtual Community Information Meeting

Virtual attendance only on Facebook and Youtube

Current Statistics:

Building Updates

985 Building Permit Applications Received  

824 Building Permits issued

158 Homes Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued)

Some Good News

The first commercial rebuild since the Camp Fire celebrated its groundbreaking Saturday, May 16th. Our Savior Lutheran Church is rebuilding at its original location (6404 Pentz Road). The event was broadcast via Facebook live. The church is hoping to open its doors by Christmas 2020. Congratulations!    

What’s New:

  • Upcoming: State of the Town Focus of June Virtual Community Information Meeting. Tuesday, June 2nd at 6pm the Town of Paradise will hold a virtual meeting via its Facebook and YouTube pages.  Attendees will hear from several areas of the Town as they provide progress on the rebuild process.  Please sign up for the email newsletter at for reminders and further information.

  • Butte County’s Plan to Reopen: Butte County has created a page on their website that includes the plan to reopen, including industry specific measures that need to be taken.  The information listed is important to limit and slow spread of COVID-19 in our county. Visit:

  • The Government Hazard Tree Program is still accepting ROEs and Inspection Access Forms.  Inspections are scheduled to begin in mid-June, and tree felling is scheduled to begin in July.  Download your ROE or inspection Access form here.  You can mail the form to 205 Mira Loma Dr., Ste 50, Oroville CA 95965 or email to  For questions, call the Tree ROE Information line at (530) 552-3030. 

  • The Butte Strong Fund in partnership with North Valley Community Foundation and Sierra Nevada Brewery, have awarded the Town of Paradise a $1 million dollar grant to support the Town’s rebuild incentive program.  This grant assists homeowners by paying a portion of the permit fees for Camp Fire survivors who are rebuilding in the Town of Paradise.  

  • Looking to serve your community during the rebuild? The Town of Paradise is looking to fill three vacant positions on the Paradise Planning Commission.  One term will end June 20, 2023, two terms end June 30, 2024.  Any registered voter in the Town of Paradise is eligible to apply. Deadline to apply is 5pm on May 26, 2020.  Visit for application. For further information call the Town Clerk’s Department at 530.872.6291 x 102

  • Paradise Fire Department Reminder: The annual burning period ends May 31st!  To obtain a burn permit please visit

  • launches Business Building Page. the official rebuild website for the Town of Paradise, has added a business page. This page contains a commercial building checklist and an ever-expanding business resource directory.  Please visit the business page to learn more.

  • The Town of Paradise needs you!  The 2020 census is crucial to the future of Paradise. We encourage you to invest less than 5 minutes of your time to take the survey. It’s safe and confidential. Please visit 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.