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

Sonoma County Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together

The official information and resource site for the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County rebuilding efforts related to the Sonoma County fires. For more information visit: Rebuilding Together
Frequently Asked Questions About Rebuilding

  • When: March 30, 2018 from 9:00 AM 1:00 PM

    The OWTS Manual provides the policy, procedural and technical details governing individual onsite wastewater treatment systems (also referred to as septic systems). Sonoma County’s OWTS Manual was revised and reviewed by a subcommittee of the Land Use Advisory Panel in February 2018.

  • When: April 3, 2018 at 3:00 PM

    Construction of a new 2,421 square foot, two-story accessory structure, 1379 Westgate Lane, Penngrove; Seismic retrofit of the wooden cooling shed, replacement of windows, doors, the roof, siding and general rehabilitation work to existing building facades, 6025 and 6050 Westside Roadd, Healdsburg

  • When: April 4, 2018 at 1:30 PM
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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.

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.

Permit Sonoma Careers

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Help Wanted

Find out which Permit Sonoma positions are available.

Online Mapping

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

Green Building

Green Building logoFind customized checklists to document compliance with new green building projects. Learn about the CALGreen Special Inspector program.

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Sustainable Groundwater

water droplet with globe Sonoma County's Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) site.


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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