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Tim Snellings


Tim Snellings is the Director of Development Services with Butte County, CA.

He oversees the Planning, Building and Code Enforcement functions within his department.  He has been with Butte County in this position for 11 years.  During that time, he has facilitated a comprehensive General Plan Update, completion of a completely new Zoning Ordinance and the adoption of a Climate Action Plan.  His department recently won a Planning Award for their Oroville Urban Greening Grant project.  Tim has also worked as Community Development Director in Yuba County and Nevada County. Tim is a Past President for the California County Planning Directors Association (CCPDA) where he coordinated the development of Best Practices for Land Use Planning (a Model Ordinance, Guidance Document, etc.) for ground mounted Solar PV Projects. Tim is also a current member of the California Planning Roundtable.  Tim’s degree is in Environmental Studies with a minor in Chemistry.  He has worked in County government for 31 years (land use for 28 years).


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