• New House

Engineering & Construction

  • Reviews construction plans prior to issuance of a building permit.
  • Performs inspections for buildings, road improvements and encroachments, grading and storm water, and sanitation sewers.
  • Reviews permit applications for septic system repair or upgrade.
  • Investigates and resolves violations of the County's building, zoning, and health regulations.

Building

The Building Division reviews and inspects construction projects to ensure they are built according to the approved plans and building codes.

Building Inspection

Inspection Scheduling, Cancellation, Time Estimates, and Results

(707) 565-1900, Option #3

Building Plan Check

Reviews construction plans prior to issuance of a building permit to ensure the project will conform to the uniform construction codes (building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical) and sound engineering practices.

(707) 565-2095
fax (707) 565-2210

Building Plan Check Response Times

Investigates and resolves violations of the County's building, zoning, and health regulations.

(707) 565-1992
fax (707) 565-3767

Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program
Make a Code Violation Complaint

Engineering

Engineering Inspection Scheduling

Inspection scheduling for Road Improvements and Encroachments, Grading and Storm Water, Sanitation Sewers

(707) 565-3551 (Automated System)
fax 565-1103

Grading and Storm Water

Grading and Storm Water ensures that construction and grading do not cause flooding. Grading is the excavation (cuts) and placement (fill) of earth material by artificial means. Storm water is any storm water runoff, snow melt, or surface runoff.

(707) 565-2268
fax (707) 565-1103

Road Encroachment

Encroachment permits for work in public roads for new driveway or utility installation.

(707) 565-3645
fax 565-3313

Road Improvement Plan Review

Reviews improvement plans (roads, utilities, etc.) for new developments.

(707) 565-3714
fax 565-1103

Sanitation Sewer

A sanitary sewer system collects and transports waste from indoor plumbing fixtures via public sewer to treatment plants.

(707) 565-2268
fax (707) 565-1103

Survey and Land Development (County Surveyor)

Reviews all subdivision and survey maps before recordation.

(707) 565-3711
fax 565-1103

Transportation Permits

Issues permits to operate or move vehicle(s) or special mobile equipment on County roads of a size or weight of vehicle or load exceeding the maximum limitations specified in the California Vehicle Code.

(707) 565-3713
fax 565-3313

Fire and Emergency Services is a department separate from Permit Sonoma, but is crucial to the permitting process. They review plans and inspect construction projects to ensure they meet fire safety regulations. They maintain a service desk in the Permit Center.

Reviews all development proposals utilizing wells or septic systems and reviews permit applications for septic system repair or upgrade. Their focus is on protecting health by ensuring that water wells are properly constructed and septic systems protect surface and ground water quality.

(707) 565-2849
fax 565-1399

Contact Information

Permit Center & Mailing Address
2550 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465225, -122.723293
 

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