The primary function of Comprehensive Planning is to develop and implement:
In addition Comprehensive Planning staff work on special projects as directed by the Board of Supervisors and working in collaboration with other agencies and departments as community liaisons on many public projects and policy initiatives.
The General Plan is the blueprint for land use in unincorporated Sonoma County. It includes maps that show where agricultural, residential, commercial and other land uses will be located, and a series of policies that guide future decisions about growth, development and conservation of resources. The General Plan provides the basis for development while maintaining the quality of life that Sonoma County residents treasure.