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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2019 Hazard Tree Removal Program Approved for Trees on Private Property that may Fall on Public Roads OROVILLE, Calif. – Butte County and the Town of Paradise requested public assistance funds to remove burnt, hazard trees on private property that could fall and affect roads and living areas. The request...

At this point there is no program to assist residents in the cost of tree removal. Some insurance policies have a provision for tree removal in their debris removal policies. If there is a program developed, we will make sure to advertise it as soon as possible. Check with your local fire safe council for...

No.  Trees will not be removed as a normal part of this debris removal program.  The exception to this rule is for trees that are considered a danger to the debris removal workers and these trees will be removed to make a safe working environment.

For qualifying customers, wood left onsite after being taken down by PG&E contractors may qualify for PG&E's no-cost wood removal program.  To qualify for this program, the wood removed by PG&E contractors must be: Reasonably accessible by equipment or machinery. Greater than 4 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length. Within 50 feet of...

Markings on trees in the burn area identify the level of threat the tree poses to utilities. The specific markings are explained below: P1 - Tree poses extreme and immediate danger to utilities. Most P1 trees have already been removed or will be removed as soon as possible. P2 - Tree poses danger to utilities...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2019 BUTTE COUNTY AND TOWN OF PARADISE SEND LETTERS TO PROPERTY OWNERS REGARDING HAZARD TREE REMOVAL PROGRAM Oroville, Ca— The Camp Fire recovery process continues to move forward as debris removal programs near completion and hazard tree removal programs begin. Butte County and the Town of Paradise recently mailed letters...

Tree Right-of-Entry (ROE) Centers to Open for Tree Removal Program, Community Meetings Scheduled   OROVILLE, Calif. – The Paradise Town Council and the Butte County Board of Supervisors passed ordinances today requiring the removal of hazard trees damaged by the Camp Fire from private property that may fall into public roadways. Property owners may enter...

The Town of Paradise and Butte County require private property owners to remove hazard trees on private property that are so fire damaged by the Camp Fire they pose a danger of falling onto a public right-of-way or other public improved facility. Property owners must enroll in either the the Government Tree Program or the...

View map fullscreen Concerns about specific tree assessments made by the arborist contracted with the county can be submitted at:  pwtrees@buttecounty.net. In order for Public Works to properly evaluate your concern, please provide the following: • Name (optional) • Phone Number (optional) • Email (optional) • Photo of Tree • Street Name • Location (GPS...

Tree Removal in the County Road Right-of-Way The Butte County Department of Public Works is removing burnt, dead and dying trees within the County road right-of-way as part of the Camp Fire recovery effort. An arborist hired by Butte County identified 6,649 hazards trees that need to be removed in accordance with Federal Emergency Management...

California Wildfires Myth vs. Fact II Click Here for Printable Version When disaster strikes, some will try to take advantage of the most vulnerable. To dispel some of the rumors circulating on the internet and social media about recovery efforts following the 2018 California Wildfires, FEMA is addressing the most common and reoccurring themes: MYTH:...

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – The Butte County Treasurer-Tax Collector is beginning to mail revised tax bills to property owners affected by the Camp Fire. Property owners will find adjustments to their taxes based on property reassessments completed by the Butte County Assessor’s Office. These adjustments reflect property values from November 1, 2018 through June 30,...

Law enforcement, government agencies and utilities utilize specific markings to indicate various things in areas impacted by the Camp Fire. Please see the key below for more information on what specific paint markings mean. Tree Markings Trees Marked by Utility Providers The following markings on trees in the burn area identify the level of threat...

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding foothills on Saturday. Jan. 5, from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., with sustained winds reaching 25 - 30 mph, and wind gusts of up to 50 mph. These high winds may cause tree hazards in areas affected by the...

Yes, but the removal of trees (even a single tree) that will be sold for commercial value are subject to the California Forest Practices act and permitting process. Please contact a Registered Professional Forester, Licensed Timber Operator or Arborist prior to removing trees to be sold for timber value.

In the Town of Paradise, if the tree is dead, diseased or dying a permit is not required to remove the tree. The Town of Paradise is not issuing tree permits for living trees at this time. In unincorporated Butte County, if the tree is dead, diseased or dying a permit is not required to remove...

The remaining dead and dying trees are weakened and are a hazard to life and property and should be removed.

Yes. If you have a specified amount for debris removal in your insurance policy, you may use your insurance proceeds to remove fire related debris that is ineligible for removal under the program (e.g., swimming pools, patios, trees, etc...). The local government will only collect remaining insurance proceeds, if any, after you have removed ineligible...

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