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All Property Owners with Structures Burned by the Camp Fire Reminded to Register for Debris Removal Program

Posted on January 9, 2019


Property Owners whose homes, businesses, or other structures burned in the Camp Fire must sign up for Phase II debris removal. Property owners can sign up for the Government Program by submitting a Right-of-Entry form by January 31, 2019. Property owners who choose to hire a private contractor and consultants(s) must sign up for the Alternative Fire Debris Removal Program by completing an application and submitting a Work Plan to Butte County Environmental Health. The Deadline to register for the Alternative Program is February 28, 2019.

Phase I, removal of hazardous waste, is automatic and mandatory for all property owners and must be complete before removing remaining fire debris in Phase II. The U.S. EPA and California Department of Toxic Substances Control are conducting Phase I, which is 54% complete with over 7,005 parcels marked complete.

Residents are encouraged to learn more about Phase II debris removal by attending a community meeting or by visiting ButteCountyRecovers.org/debrisremoval to watch previously recorded meetings and review frequently asked questions about the Government Program and the Alternative Program.

Upcoming Debris Removal Meetings:

  • January 10, 2019
    Durham Memorial Hall, 9319 Midway in Durham
    Meeting starts at 6:30 pm
  • January 14, 2019
    Manzanita Place, 1705 Manzanita Avenue in Chico
    5:30 pm – drop-in session for Right-of-Entry forms
  • 6:30 pm – presentation and Q&A begins
  • January 19 and 26, 2019
    Terry Ashe Recreation Area, 6626 Skyway in Paradise
    10:00 am to 12:00 pm – drop-in session for debris removal resources and Right-of-Entry forms.

Right-of-Entry Forms
A Right-of-Entry form is required to participate in the Government-sponsored Debris removal Program. Right-of-Entry forms may be submitted in the following ways:

Return in Person
Disaster Recovery Center
Chico Mall, 1982 E. 20th Street in Chico
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8 am to 6 pm

Right-of-Entry (ROE) Center
202 Mira Loma Drive in Oroville
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 8:00 am to 5:00pm
ROE Phone: 530.552.3155

Return via Mail
ATTN: Butte County Environmental Health
202 Mira Loma Drive
Oroville CA 95965

E-mail toROE@buttecounty.net

Right-of-Entry forms can be downloaded at ButteCountyRecovers.org/debrisremoval.

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