Permits,Inspections and Licenses

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    Owners/operators of aboveground petroleum storage tanks must obtain permit approval prior to installation, may be required to file a Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP), and may be required to implement a Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan according to the Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA) of 1990.
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    Certain permit types will allow the applicant to pay outstanding balances On-line. These permit types include Building (BLD), Grading (GRD), Septic (SEP), Non-Standard Septic - Operational (OPR), Demolition (DEM) and Drainage (DRN). 
  • The State of California does not require or issue business licenses for sole proprietorships or general partnerships. Other business structures, however, must register with the state. All businesses located in an incorporated city in Sonoma County must first obtain a business license from that city. The county does not require a business license to do business within its unincorporated areas, but all fictitious business names must be registered with the Sonoma County Clerk.

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    The CalARP program is to prevent accidental releases of substances that can cause serious harm to the public and the environment, to minimize the damage if releases do occur, and to satisfy community right-to-know laws.
  • A community event organizer permit is needed if your community event is two or more days in length and includes two or more food vendors who are selling or giving away food or beverages, including samples.

  • Building inspection requests are made through the Automated Inspection Request System, SELECTRON, which is a computer system that allows callers to use a touch tone telephone to schedule and cancel building inspections from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. (midnight) seven (7) days a week. In most cases, SELECTRON schedules inspections for the next working day. Inspections in The Sea Ranch, Timber Cove, Annapolis, and areas north of the towns of Cazadero and Jenner are provided on Monday and Friday only. Please refer to the “Automated Inspection Request System” handout for complete instructions and inspection type codes. In order to schedule an inspection, the following is required
  • If you want a permit to sell food at a farmers market you will need a Temporary Food Facility Permit. A permit is required for each point of sale location operating at the same time.
  • Operational fire permits are a way to manage properties and business for fire and life safety. These include License Care Facilities, Pyrotechnic Displays, Special Events, Tent Permits, Vendor and Cooking Booth Inspections.
  • Whether you are building a new restaurant from the ground up or purchasing an existing restaurant, you need a food facility operating permit. These are the steps to take for your business to get on its way!
  • If you are a paid employee in a food facility or mobile food facility (catering or produce trucks, carts, etc.) and are involved in the preparation, storage or service of food, you are a food handler, and you need a California food handler card.
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