Flood Recovery
For Immediate Release

Temporary Mobile Permit Center Opens for Flood Recovery

Sonoma County’s Permit and Resource Management Department responds to Russian River flooding recovery needs

Santa Rosa, CA  –  January 18, 2017  –  Effective Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Sonoma County’s Permit and Resource Management Department (Permit Sonoma) 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.

The temporary permit center is located at:

Veterans War Memorial Building
16255 1st Street (at Church Street)
Guerneville, CA 95476
(707) 896-0125

Open: Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM 

If permits for structural repairs are needed, such as foundation or framing repairs, these permits will be expedited at Permit and Resource Management Department located at 2550 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa. 

Permit applicants must be the property owner of record, their authorized agent, or their contractor. Permit processing fees will be waived for storm–related damage repair permits.

If you have not yet reported structural safety concerns regarding your home or business due to damages from the recent storm, please use the SoCo Report It app (available on the app stores for iPhones and Androids) or on the web at http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/SoCo-Report-It/ to report damages and contact the Permit and Resource Management Department for an inspection. If no internet service is available, please call 2-1-1. Sonoma County is asking that residents and business owners report all incidences of damage to structures and real property over $1,000.


Contact Information

County Administrator's Office
County of Sonoma
575 Administration Drive
Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464665, -122.725235