Your Government

Sonoma County is comprised of 26 distinct departments that provide a wide array of services to residents. From law enforcement to road maintenance to promoting economic development, the county works to improve the lives of residents within the county boundaries. As agents of the state, counties are also responsible for administering many of the State’s health, welfare and criminal justice programs.

See all our County Services

Our Governing Boards

The Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors is comprised of five members, one from each of the five districts, elected to four-year terms. The Board establishes policies concerning growth and development, and sets priorities for all activities within the county. In addition, they oversee the many departments and agencies of county government that provide county-wide services, health and welfare programs, elections, and public safety programs. The Board of Supervisors is also the governing body that provides municipal services to those unincorporated areas outside of cities.

The County Administrator

The Board of Supervisors appoints County Administrator who assists the Board in managing, directing and coordinating the operations of all county departments. The County Administrator also prepares the county budget and makes recommendations to the Board to promote economy and efficiency within the county.

  • Sonoma County Regional Parks
    Published on February 23, 2017
    Regional Parks’ first spring activities guide is now available and features new hikes, outings and special events that highlight the department’s 50 th  anniversary.
  • District Attorney
    Published on February 17, 2017
    Defendant Robert Churich, 58 years-old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced today by the Honorable Peter Ottenweller to ten years and four months in state prison after having been found guilty at trial last December.  Churich was found guilty by the jury of physical abuse of an elder, preventing a witness from contacting assistance, assault with a deadly weapon, vehicle theft, unlawful use of victim’s debit card, and an additional enhancement for personally inflicting great bodily injury.
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Supervisorial Districts

Sonoma County is comprised of 5 supervisorial districts.

1st District
District Supervisor: Susan Gorin

2nd District
District Supervisor: David Rabbitt

3rd District
District Supervisor: Shirlee Zane

4th District
District Supervisor: James Gore

5th District
District Supervisor: Efren Carrillo

Map of Districts

District Lookup

County of Sonoma Boards, Commissions and Committees

County Offices - Holiday Closures

Holiday Closures
Most County offices are closed for these holidays.

 

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