California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Natural Community Conservation Planning (NCCP)

NCCP Plan Summary – Butte

Photo of a fairy shrimp, copyright Doug Wirtz
Conservancy fairy shrimp
© Doug Wirtz

California map indicating location of plan area
Map of Butte County plan area

Documents and Status

Document Status
Planning Agreement (PDF) Signed in 2007
Independent Science Advisors Report (PDF) Completed November, 2007
Plan Documents Administrative Draft in Progress
Environmental Review Documents (e.g. EIR, EIS)  
Implementing Agreement  
Findings and NCCP Permit  

Lead Planning entity

Butte County Association of Governments

Signatories to the Planning Agreement

  • Butte County
  • City of Biggs
  • City of Chico
  • City of Gridley
  • City of Oroville
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • National Marine Fisheries Service