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Yuba County Pace Program



On May 4, 2020, the Yuba County Health Officer issued a new order that continues to limit activities to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  This new order allows for an increased number of activities and business operations to take place that are considered lower risk from a health perspective provided Social Distancing and Business Operations Protocols are followed.  The lower risk businesses includes allowing all construction and agriculture operations, provided protocols are followed. 

 In response to the order and to provide our customers with services to support the allowed operations, Community Development and Services Agency has increased the number of services available to the public. 

 Beginning May 4, 2020:

  • CDSA will be available to process all Building, Environmental Health, Planning, and Public Works permits related to construction
  • CDSA main phone lines will be answered Monday – Friday between 8am-12pm and 1-4pm.
  • In compliance with the order, we are limiting face to face interactions as much as possible and encourage continuing use of our online tools
  • For business activities that cannot be accomplished using our online resources, appointments can be made by calling 530-749-5430
  • We remain committed to provide our customers with the best possible service during the COVID-19 Health Crisis

Clean Energy Financing Option for Yuba County Residents. Read more from the U.S. Department of Energy

The County of Yuba Board of Supervisors has made available financing options for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy improvements on private property.

What is PACE?
PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) is a way to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation upgrades to homes and buildings. PACE can pay for new efficient and/or renewable energy improvements such as heating and cooling systems, lighting improvements, solar panels, water pumps, insulation and more. This is available for almost any property in Yuba County, e.g., single family, multi-family, commercial, industrial, non-profit and agricultural.

How does PACE work?
The PACE financing is tied to the property rather than the owner. Eligibility is primarily based on property value and equity.
PACE funding is repaid over 5 to 20 years through an assessment or special tax which is added to the property tax bill.

Who can apply for PACE?
Residents and businesses in unincorporated Yuba County.

How do you apply for PACE or begin the process?
Start by contacting one of the approved PACE providers in our area. They are (in alphabetical order):

California HERO (Home Energy Renovation Opportunity)
Administered by Renovate America. The California HERO program is offered through the Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG).
Phone: (855) 437-6411

CaliforniaFIRST (Energy Saving Financing)
Administered by Renew Financing. CaliforniaFIRST is offered through the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).
Phone: (844) 589-7953

FigTree Financing
Administered by the FigTree PACE Financing Program. FigTree is offered through the California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA).
Phone: (877) 577-7373

Administered by Ygrene Energy Fund. The YgreneWorks program is offered through Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA).
Phone: (877) 819-4736