Permit & Resource
Management Department

  • Published on February 24, 2017
    Event Date: March 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM. Open house to introduce the community to three potential land use and circulation options for the Springs Specific Plan. One of these alternatives will be used as a basis for the draft Specific Plan. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting and provide input on the alternative they prefer.
  • Published on January 18, 2017

    Effective Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Sonoma County’s Permit and Resource Management Department (PRMD) has opened a temporary permit center in Guerneville to help property owners obtain permits for non-structural storm damage repairs, such as drywall and electrical repairs, resulting from recent flooding of the Russian River.  Today, 1/24/2017, is the last day for the Temporary Mobile Permit Center, and that all operations will be at Permit Sonoma’s (PRMD) main office at 2550 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA.

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Contact Information

Phone Operator Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Public Lobby Hours
Monday – Tuesday,
Thursday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
10:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Permits with plans are not accepted after 3:00 PM.

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2550 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465225, -122.723293


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Vacation Rentals

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

Careers at PRMD

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Closing Date: 3/30/2017
Closing Date: 3/30/2017
Closing Date: 3/30/2017

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Online Mapping

Interactive mapping application to view General Plan Land Use, Zoning, and much more within unincorporated Sonoma County.

Green Building

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Sustainable Groundwater

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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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