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Resources and services directed toward encouraging the start-up, retention and expansion of Sonoma County businesses and jobs, particularly with small businesses; creation of new jobs and employment opportunities and diversification of the local economy.

Continually ranked as one of the most livable places in the country, Sonoma County is known for its beauty and laid-back charm.

EDB logo thumbnailWhether you are just starting a business, looking to expand your existing operations, or considering relocating your business to Sonoma County, we can connect you to the right resources.

  • Health Services
    Published on June 29, 2016
    The Department of Health Services Public Health intends to award contract(s) to Center Point/Drug Abuse Alternatives Center (CP/DAAC) with emphasis on targeting IDUs.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 28, 2016
    July 4th fireworks are a “blast” for people, but they’re terrifying for pets. Shelters like ours fill up after fireworks events because animals--terrified by the noise--flee in order to try to escape. Confused, they may hide (cats) or be unable to find their way home and end up at the shelter or hit by a car.
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  • Published on June 22, 2016

    A community design workshop for the Springs Specific Plan will be held on Wednesday June 29th, 6:00 p.m., at the Sonoma Charter School Multi-Purpose Room, in Sonoma. The public is encouraged to attend and provide input into this exciting planning project for the Springs area, which includes the Highway 12 corridor from Agua Caliente Road to Verano Avenue.

  • Published on June 13, 2016

    The Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management Department (PRMD) has launched a new permitting system enabling customers to participate more effectively in the County’s permitting process. Known as Permit Sonoma, the new system delivers more transparent services to support sustainable development and environmental protection in unincorporated Sonoma County.

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