Permit & Resource
Management Department

Permit Sonoma Offices Closed on Friday, June 2, 2017

Due to a staff-wide training event, Permit Sonoma will be closed to the public on Friday, June 2, 2017.

  • Field inspections will not be scheduled for July 2, 2017.
  • Automated inspection scheduling will process inspections forward to Monday, June 5, 2017.
  • Online permit processing through Permit Sonoma Online will still be available.
  • Offices will reopen on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience.

  • When: May 29, 2017

    Most Sonoma County Offices closed

  • When: May 31, 2017 from 3:00 5:00 PM

    This cannabis workshop is geared toward cultivators, nurseries, any operators doing new construction, and operators on parcels that are not hooked up to municipal services. Staff will discuss main, support, and ancillary structure uses and permitting, security and seclusion (screening, fending and access), grading, and well and septic requirements and permitting.

  • When: June 1, 2017 at 9:00 AM
    Public Meeting for Project Review and Advisory Committee
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  • Published on March 7, 2017
    The Board of Supervisors adopted code changes for accessory dwelling units (“accessory units”) and junior accessory dwelling units (“junior units”). This action was in response to changes in State law and the housing crisis.
  • 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.
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Contact Information

Public Lobby & Mailing Address
2550 Ventura Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465225, -122.723293

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