Permit & Resource
Management Department

Permit Sonoma is Sonoma County's consolidated land use planning and development permitting agency. Virtually any land development or construction that takes place in the unincorporated area of Sonoma County (outside the nine incorporated cities) is reviewed, permitted, and inspected by Permit Sonoma.   Read More About Us

Rebuilding TogetherRebuilding After the 2019 Kincade Fire

Get Rebuilding information for unincorporated Sonoma County after the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fire and 2019 Kincade Fire.

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  • Rebuilding Together after 2017 Sonoma Complex Fire
  • When: December 12, 2019 at 1:00 PM

    County of Sonoma Board of Zoning Adjustments will serve to answer questions on the Board of Zoning Adjustments Staff Report.

  • When: December 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

    Permit Sonoma invites you to attend and provide input at the upcoming public workshops on the Public Review Draft of the Sonoma County Local Coastal Plan. The workshops will introduce the Public Review Draft, solicit input, and identify the process and future public input opportunities.

  • When: December 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM

    County of Sonoma Planning Commission Meeting will serve to answer questions on the Planning Commission Staff Report. 

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  • Published on November 20, 2019

    On November 16, 2019, Sonoma County Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Unit responded to an overturned tanker on Highway 121 near Sonoma. Approximately 3,000 gallons of fuel spilled on the ground. A successful stinger operation was initiated and the situation was mitigated.

  • Published on November 14, 2019

    In response to the Kincade Fire County leadership recognized the need for swift action so property owners could start the rebuilding process as quickly as possible. Important elements include debris cleanup, expedited permitting processes, and additional services for fire survivors. 

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Sonoma County Cannabis Program

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Sonoma County Cannabis Program

Permits for cultivation and distribution, taxes, policy, personal use, and more.

Housing Initiatives

Permit Sonoma Housing Initiatives

Housing Initiatives

Permit Sonoma is introducing several initiatives to help meet the County's housing production goals.

Vacation Rentals

Obtain a Vacation Rental or Hosted Rental permit.
Submit a complaint about a Vacation Rental.
Become certified as a Property Manager for a Vacation Rental property.

Online Mapping

ActiveMap Viewer Collection
Access location-based information pertaining to a specific subject and/or area within unincorporated Sonoma County.

Fire Rebuild Operations

Special Events Calendar

Street ClosedOrganizers for the events listed in the calendar have obtained Special Event Encroachment Permits from Permit Sonoma.

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Permit Sonoma Careers

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Help Wanted

Find out which Permit Sonoma positions are available.

SB 272

Senate Bill 272 requires local agencies publish a list of systems that serve as original sources of data within an agency.

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