Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 8-10-22

REBUILDING UPDATES

Single Family Homes in Development: 

2480 Building Permit Applications Received 

2270 Building Permits Issued 

1527 Homes Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued) 

Multi-Family Homes in Development:

546 Multi-Family Units Applied*

429 Multi-Family Units Issued 

340 Multi-Family Units 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 x122, or email kanderson@townofparadise.com.  


BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT 

Provided by the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce. All businesses featured in the business spotlights can be found in Paradisechamber.com’s online business directory.  

This week, we’re highlighting the “Nothing but Love” art gallery. Iris Natividad opened her “Nothing but Love” art gallery, in the barn-shaped building located at 6393 Skyway, next to Cozy Diner.  A resident of the Ridge since 1999, Natividad is excited to bring local artists, antiques and local specialty foods to her gallery. Visit Fri – Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for hometown merchandise, inspiring art, antiques, and delicious gourmet pantry items.

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 ccurtis@townofparadise.com to schedule an appointment.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Paradise Sewer Project Draft (PEIR) Meetings Today, August 10 at 12:30 p.m. and at 6 p.m.!

Have comments on this long-term solution for wastewater collection, transport, and treatment? Public Comment period ends at 5pm PDT on August 29.

Draft PEIR Public Meetings:

Wednesday August 10 from 12:30-2 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. at the Paradise Alliance Church in Paradise

For more information, and to read the Draft EIR and provide comment visit  www.paradisesewer.com

Ridgeview High School Ribbon Cutting, August 15

Join the community in celebrating the opening of the new Ridgeview High School. The ribbon cutting ceremony is on Monday, August 15 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. located at 5944 Maxwell Drive, Paradise. For more information, call (530) 872-6400.

Music Under the Stars, August 21

Support the Paradise Symphony Orchestra by coming to the “Music Under the Stars” fundraiser. Tickets costs $50 each and they can be bought at www.paradisesymphony.org or at the door. The price includes dinner, music, a silent auction, and a live auction. The auction includes over 50 prize items from your favorite shops and restaurants. This event is taking place at the Veterans Memorial Hall located at 6550 Skyway, Paradise. For more information contact Melissa Brown at 530-370-7478.

Free Residential Green Waste Disposal & August 20, 26, & 31

Butte County residents living in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) may dispose of green waste for free on the above designated days. From 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., bring your green waste to the Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility at 1023 Neal Road in Paradise. For more information, visit buttecounty.net/publicworks, call 530.552.5689, or email eschroth@buttecounty.net.

Paradise Farmer’s Market, Mondays June 6-October 10

Grab your local farm-fresh fruits and veggies every Monday from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm, June 6- October 10, in the Holiday Market Shopping Center. Learn more here.


RESOURCES & UPDATES

A few exciting updates for the Rebuild Paradise Foundation 

  • They were just awarded $500,000 from North Valley Community Foundation to continue their Missing Middle Grant Program!
  • Updated and generous income guidelines for both their Missing Middle and Septic Grants. If you have rebuilt or are rebuilding, you probably qualify!
  • 12 Master Floor plans to utilize to save time and money
  • New Septic Mapping tool on their website to help know septic capacities and location of the septic tank on your property

Contact: info@rebuildparadise.org or  www.rebuildparadise.org 

CAL FIRE/Paradise Fire advises NOT mowing your lawns after 10:00 a.m. 

During these very dry months sparks from equipment and combustible vegetation can cause fires. If you need to use power equipment to maintain your yard, please do so in the cool morning hours.Thank you for helping protect our Town.

Paradise Tree Removal Program 

Applications are now open for Paradise property owners to enroll for assistance removing dead trees on private property. Applications are available on the Town’s website or in person at Paradise Town Hall at 5555 Skyway or the Building Resiliency Center at 6295 Skyway.

Click here to learn more and download the application. 

Regenerating Paradise Community Feedback Survey 

Regenerating Paradise is seeking your feedback on affordable housing in Paradise. Visit the Regenerating Paradise website to learn more about the project and take the community survey.

Paradise Traffic Control & Road Repave  Map

The Town has created a google map with ongoing traffic control in Paradise and another map for road repaving. 

  • Click here to view the map Paradise Traffic Control Map.
  • Click here to view the map of the Paradise Road Repave Project.

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.