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Zoning Database
Parcel Number Search Instructions

These are the instructions for searching for a property's zoning information via Parcel Number (APN).

The instructions below contain computer image captures (screen shots) of the applicable Permit Sonoma Online Permit Tool pages.

1) Open Permit Sonoma Online Permit Tool

Go to Permit Sonoma Online Permit Tool's Look Up Property Information page
(No login needed to search.)

2) Look Up by Parcel Information

Look Up by Address is the default search screen. To search by Parcel Number (APN), you must change the Search type to “Look Up by Parcel Information.” Depending on the width of your computer screen, the drop-down menu that changes the Search type will be on the right side of the page in the blue "Look Up by Address" bar.

Example on a narrow computer screen:
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(To search by Address instead, follow these instructions.)

3) Enter Parcel Number

Enter a Parcel Number with hyphens included. The search will not work if you do not include the hyphens.

Press Enter on keyboard.

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4) Select Desired Parcel Number

Click the Parcel Number.

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5) Zoning is at Bottom of List

The Parcel Information for the property will be listed, including the Zoning codes which will be displayed at the bottom of the list.

Explanation of Zoning Code Designations and Regulations

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