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  • Published on March 30, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Permit Sonoma Virtual Offices will be closed Tuesday, March 31st in observance of the Cesar Chavez Day holiday and will reopen Wednesday, April 1st at 8:00 AM.

    The Permit Center and the Resiliency Permit Center have moved from physical to virtual operation, using e-submittals, telephony, and other technologies. Both offices remain physically closed. Most employees are working from home. Inspections are being performed virtually as well. Staff communications with the public will occur by e-mail and telephone.

  • Published on March 30, 2020
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    Sebastopol is now open for percolation testing. Petaluma and Santa Rosa remain open for percolation testing. Rainfall totals data and/or testing dates have been updated as of March 30, 2020More Information

  • Sonoma County Community Development Commission
    Published on March 30, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    On or about April 15, 2020, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of HOME Investments Partnership Program funds under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, to undertake the Victory Studios and Apartments project located at 306 and 308 East Street in Healdsburg, California. 

  • Published on March 29, 2020
    Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall, Tuesday, March 31, 7-8pm. Livestream at http://NorCalPublicMedia.org
  • Published on March 29, 2020
    El condado de Sonoma a organizado una Reunión Comunitaria Virtual en Español sobre #coronavirus el Martes 31 de Marzo de 2020 de 5 a 6 p.m.
  • Sonoma County Community Development Commission
    Published on March 27, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Community Development Committee will hold a virtual public hearing to receive public comment on the projects recommended for funding under Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Programs, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) for FY 2020-2021. 

  • Published on March 26, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Permit Sonoma and the Resiliency Permit Center have moved from physical to virtual operations. Both public offices are physically closed. Below are pertinent resources to learn about this transition:

    Instructions for electronic Permit Applications

    More information about virtual services and contact information: www.PermitSonoma.org

  • Published on March 25, 2020

    View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including:

    - Chief Appraiser

    - Parks and Grounds Maintenance Worker I - Extra-Help

    - Safety Analyst II

  • Transportation & Public Works
    Published on March 23, 2020
    Transportation & Public Works

    In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Sonoma County Transit is operating at a revised level of service as described in this posting. Passengers are encouraged to limit their transit use to essential-trips only and respect social distancing  practices. Sonoma County Paratransit will continue to operate at its full level of service until further notice. Sonoma County Transit’s administrative office will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17th.

  • Published on March 22, 2020

    El condado de Sonoma organizará dos ayuntamientos virtuales para compartir información sobre el nuevo coronavirus (Covid-19) el martes 24 de marzo del 2020.

  • Published on March 22, 2020

    Sonoma County will host two virtual town halls to share information about Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

  • Transportation & Public Works
    Published on March 20, 2020
    Transportation & Public Works

    The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) remains open and operational at this time. The Shelter-in-Place order considers the Airport essential infrastructure. The Airport is monitoring the impacts of the recent travel restrictions and local announcements as released. Travelers should check with their respective airline for questions regarding specific flights. Based on Sonoma County Emergency measures for Covid-19, the Airport Administrative and Badging Offices are closed through April 3, 2020. 

  • Published on March 16, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    From March 17, 2020 to April 5, 2020 Permit Sonoma and the Resiliency Permit Center will move from physical to virtual operation, and will be using e-submittals tools, communications via telephone, and other technologies. Both Permit Centers will be closed physically.

    More Information

  • Transportation & Public Works
    Published on March 16, 2020
    Transportation & Public Works

    Beginning March 16 and until further notice, the County of Sonoma has transitioned to a temporary and precautionary suspension of non-essential operations as an effort to protect employees and the community by limiting person-to-person contact.

  • Published on March 16, 2020

    For information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit: socoemergency.org/coronavirus/

  • Disease Control
    Published on March 14, 2020
    Disease Control

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS) has issued a Health Alert as a result of updated guidance for persons under investigation (PUI), infection control guidelines, and geographic areas impacted by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • Disease Control
    Published on March 13, 2020
    Disease Control

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS) has issued a Health Order imposing a countywide moratorium on large gatherings consistent with guidance issued on March 11, 2020 by the California Department of Public Health and the Office of the Governor in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

  • Published on March 13, 2020

    The Sonoma County Probation Department concluded a comprehensive review of its juvenile justice system, which identified strategies for how the department and other youth-serving agencies can collaborate to improve youth outcomes.

  • Department of Emergency Management
    Published on March 11, 2020
    Department of Emergency Management

    The County will provide updated information as soon as it becomes available. For more updates and information visit SoCoEmergency.org

  • Published on March 11, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Permit Sonoma is publishing a Notice of Preparation (NOP), which notifies responsible agencies and interested parties of its intent to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to analyze sites proposed for possible rezoning to allow for the development of housing.

  • Public Health Division

    Published on March 10, 2020
    Public Health Division

    With the expanded ability of commercial labs to perform COVID-19 testing, Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS) is providing updated guidance.  Of note, DHS approval is no longer needed for testing.

  • Regional Parks
    Published on March 9, 2020

    Spring in Sonoma County Regional Parks is the perfect time to see wildflowers in bloom, enjoy green meadows, hike or run challenging trails or just ample along at a slower pace. Regional Parks’ team members recommend Crane Creek, Helen Putnam, Shiloh Ranch, Sonoma Valley and Tolay Lake parks for some of Sonoma County’s best spring hiking. 

  • Public Health Disease Control Unit

    Published on March 4, 2020
    Public Health Disease Control Unit

    The first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in a Sonoma County resident was diagnosed in an individual who had recently returned from a “Mexican Riviera” cruise on the Grand Princess (Princess Cruises) from February 11-21, 2020 out of San Francisco with several stops in Mexico before returning to San Francisco.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 3, 2020
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Disease Control
    Published on February 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM
    Disease Control

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (DHS) has issued a Health Alert as a result of updated guidance for persons under investigation (PUI), infection control guidelines, and geographic areas impacted by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • Published on February 28, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    In this issue of our newsletter, we have the following topics: Sonoma County Winery Events, USDA Home Repair Funding Opportunity, New OnePave Program for Roadway Trenching When Rebuilding, and Lead Hazard Warnings on Pre-1978 buildings

  • Public Health Division

    Published on February 26, 2020
    Public Health Division

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection will implement enhanced health screenings to detect ill travelers traveling to the United States on direct or connecting flights from Wuhan, China. SFO and LAX, as well as JFK, will require passengers from Wuhan to complete health screening form. 

  • Environmental Health
    Published on February 25, 2020 at 8:00 AM
    Environmental Health

    Public Notice is Hereby Given, In compliance with AB1497 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 27 Section 21660.3, that the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) is processing a Registration Permit for Sonoma County Waste Solutions, LLC. 

  • Environmental Health
    Published on February 25, 2020 at 7:59 AM
    Environmental Health

    En cumplimiento con AB1497 y el Código de Regulaciones de California (CCR), Título 21 Sección 21660.3, el Departamento de Servicios de Salud del Condado de Sonoma, la Agencia de Aplicación Local de Residuos Sólidos (LEA) está procesando un Permiso de Registro para Sonoma County Waste Solutions, LLC.

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on February 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Si usted o alguien que conoce es contactado por el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE), ejerza sus derechos y solicite ayuda. Estos son algunos recursos útiles.

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on February 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach
    If you or someone you know is contacted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), please exercise your rights and ask for help. These are some helpful resources.
  • Published on February 21, 2020

    The county has adopted a OnePave Program intended to provide better-quality, longer lasting roads and facilitate rebuilding efforts specific to the fire damaged areas of Larkfield-Wikiup where a high concentration of utility and other infrastructure work for individual rebuilding projects is anticipated to result in extensive trenching in the area’s roadways.

  • Junior Commission on Human Rights
    Published on February 19, 2020
    Junior Commission on Human Rights

    The County of Sonoma Commission on Human Rights is seeking applicants for the Junior Commissioner Project for the 2020-2021 school year.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on February 18, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission, in its capacity as the governing body of the Sonoma County Housing Authority, will hold a public hearing on March 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the hearing room of the Sonoma County Community Development Commission located at 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA.

  • Health Action

    Published on February 11, 2020
    Health Action

    We are excited to announce the launch of the Equity in Education Initiative at the upcoming Latino Family Educational Summit on March 28, 2020 at Sonoma State University! 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 6, 2020
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Public Health Division

    Published on January 31, 2020
    Public Health Division

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services has issued a Health Alert as a result of changing case definition, infection control guidelines and travel restrictions related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

  • Probation Department
    Published on January 31, 2020
    Probation Department

    On January 13, 2020 Deputy Probation Officer III, Laura Consiglio, was honored as a State Awardee by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) for her consistent and significant support to the CDSS in its development of best practice guidance for serving exploited youth.

  • Published on January 30, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    In this issue of our newsletter, we have the following topics: Meet the Permit Sonoma Ombudsperson, Septic Permitting Changes for 2020, 2019 Progress Infographic, Changes to Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 28, 2020
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 23, 2020
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Public Health Division

    Published on January 14, 2020
    Public Health Division

    As part of efforts to improve the reporting of pesticide illnesses, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment of the California Environmental Protection Agency issued a Health Alert.

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on January 13, 2020
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    IOLERO’s town hall meeting takes place tonight, January 13, in Petaluma from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. You may either fill out and submit a questionnaire at the meeting, or you may download it here, fill it out and send it back to usPlease submit your completed survey by Monday, February 3, 2020.

  • Behavioral Health Division

    Published on January 13, 2020
    Behavioral Health Division

    The Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division (DHS-BHD) is currently recruiting members for the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is a key stakeholder group that participates in the Community Program Planning Process (CPPP).

  • Behavioral Health Division

    Published on January 13, 2020
    Behavioral Health Division

    The Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division (DHS-BHD) is currently recruiting members for the Cultural Responsiveness Committee (CRC). Sonoma County is expanding the CRC to broaden the diversity of the committee, assist in developing trainings for staff, and help to refine the work of the committee. 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 13, 2020
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach
    Published on January 10, 2020
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    In an effort to keep the community informed about the David Ward investigation and to provide a community forum and resources, the Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO) is holding a Town Hall Meeting. 

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on January 8, 2020
    Community Development Commission

    The County of Sonoma and the Sonoma County Community Development Commission have released a Request for Qualifications for Master Leasing Services for Permanent Supportive Housing. Responses must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 21, 2020

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on January 7, 2020
    Community Development Commission

    The County of Sonoma has released a Request for Qualifications/Proposals for Indoor-Outdoor Shelter Site(s) and Services for Homeless Individuals. 

    Shelters are needed to address the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness on the Joe Rodota Trail and other parts of the county. The ultimate goal is to meet homeless individuals where they are and to support them in successfully transitioning into permanent supportive housing and/or permanent housing. 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 7, 2020
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

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