OROVILLE – Oroville approved regulations protecting “critical areas” while the city hammers out a new ordinance required by the state.
The city council unanimously approved the “interim” regulations at their first meeting of the new year. The “Oroville Critical Areas Ordinance” is currently in draft form. This draft will be used by the city until the final ordinance is approved following public input. The ordinance is required under the state’s Growth Management Act.