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

Sonoma County Wildfires

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

Resiliency Permit Center

The County of Sonoma’s Resiliency Permit Center, exclusively dedicated to assist fire survivors in unincorporated Sonoma County, will open on February 13, 2018.

Pre-Application Screening

We encourage you to schedule a pre-application screening to be held at the Resiliency Permit Center. These screenings will provide information and resources to help you submit a complete submittal package and streamline the issuance of your permit. Schedule these meetings online or call (707) 565-1788.

Private Bridge Permitting Assistance and Repair After the Sonoma Fires

If your bridge was damaged or destroyed in the fire, you qualify for emergency permits. Find information that will help you guide projects through the environmental and regulatory permit process. More Information

Debris Removal

Information on the two phases of debris removal necessary for rebuilding. Find Out More About Debris Removal

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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