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  • Published on September 16, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    What is a Local Coastal Plan? The Local Coastal Plan (LCP) serves as the General Plan for the Sonoma Coast. The LCP provides guidance on issues including for land use, protection of resources, and public access. Help Permit Sonoma assess the best ways to engage residents in the update of the LCP update by taking a short survey!

  • Published on September 13, 2019

    The County is working to help fire survivors move back into their homes. In some cases, people may be able to obtain a temporary occupancy permit, allowing them to move into their home before the building permit is finaled.

  • Probation Department
    Published on September 13, 2019
    Probation Department

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for the Juvenile Hall Programming and Youthful Offender Re-Entry Services program. Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on October 14, 2019. 

  • Health Services
    Published on September 12, 2019 at 4:00 PM
    Health Services

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in Sonoma County for today and tomorrow, Friday, September 13, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

  • Health Services
    Published on September 12, 2019 at 3:50 PM
    Health Services

    El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional emitió un aviso de calor en el condado de Sonoma para hoy y mañana viernes 13 de septiembre de 11 a.m. a 7 p.m. 

  • Published on September 11, 2019

    View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including: 

    - Child Support Services Specialist I (closes 9/23/19)

    - Event Services Aide - Extra-Help (continuous)

    - Occupational Therapist I & II - Children's Therapy Program Part-Time (continuous)

  • Sonoma County Community Development Commission
    Published on September 10, 2019
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The CDC, in collaboration with the Cities of Santa Rosa and Petaluma, is creating an Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) that examines barriers to housing that may exist for protected classes. The purpose of the AFH is to ensure that all publicly and privately funded housing and housing-related activities in Sonoma County affirmatively further fair housing and, in particular, that they inform housing and community development policies and practices of the Cities of Santa Rosa and Petaluma and the County of Sonoma to ensure that they promote fair housing choice for all persons.

  • Published on September 10, 2019

    On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, the County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa will join together for the 19th annual Day of Caring event. On this day of service, employees are given the opportunity to volunteer and work on a variety of projects to benefit the community.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on September 10, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on September 9, 2019
    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will consider appointing Geoffrey M. Ross to be the next Executive Director of the Community Development Commission at its September 17 regular meeting.
  • Health Services
    Published on September 6, 2019
    Health Services

    The MHSA newsletter is published every two to three months by the County of Sonoma Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division.

  • Environmental Health, Public Health Division
    Published on September 6, 2019
    Environmental Health, Public Health Division

    This afternoon signs were posted at Spring Lake park in the City of Santa Rosa to warn the public of any blue-green algae (BGA) that may be present in the lake.  DHS Environmental Health, in conjunction with the Sonoma County Parks Department will be collecting samples to be tested today to determine if harmful algae blooms are present in Spring Lake.

  • Published on September 6, 2019

    On August 29, 2019, Permit Sonoma staff provided an update to the Planning Agency about the upcoming Cannabis Ordinance Amendments. Please watch this video to see a recap of this agenda item. 

  • Published on September 4, 2019

    Join a friendly Bingocize exercise game led by Sister Frances of the Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and learn about helpful local programs and services for adults 60+.

  • Published on September 3, 2019

    On Sunday, September 8, 2019 Sonoma County invites the community to participate in Sonoma Ready Day, a countywide emergency preparedness fair. 

  • Published on September 3, 2019
    Permit Sonoma
    On August 28, County inspectors discovered approximately five properties in South Santa Rosa with non-permitted commercial cannabis cultivation.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on September 3, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on August 30, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    In this issue of our e-newsletter we have:

    • Code Enforcement Takes Action on Illegal Cannabis Grows
    • Coastal Close-Up Photo Contest
    • HazMat Team Keeps Our Roads and Waterways Safe
    • Storm Drains Connect Streets to Creeks
    • Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) Update
    • Performance Dashboards
  • Health Services
    Published on August 30, 2019
    Health Services
    A Health Alert has been issued for lung injuries related to vaping cannabis, cannabis oils or nicotine products in Sonoma County after the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a statewide Health Alert.
  • Public Health Disease Control Unit

    Published on August 29, 2019
    Public Health Disease Control Unit
    Physicians in California and at least 22 other states have documented over 200 cases of acute pulmonary disease associated with vaping over the past three months.
  • Published on August 29, 2019
    Departmento de Administración de Emergencias probará los sistemas de alerta y advertencia en las áreas de Healdsburg, Cloverdale y Geyserville
  • Published on August 29, 2019
    Sonoma County Emergency Management to test alert and warning systems in Healdsburg, Cloverdale, and Geyserville areas
  • Department of Emergency Management
    Published on August 28, 2019
    Department of Emergency Management

    Department of Emergency Management will be testing the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system simultaneously with SoCoAlert and the National Weather Service NOAA Weather Radio System on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 from 10:00 until 11:10 am. Most landlines and residents located within the communities of Healdsburg, Cloverdale, and Geyersville with subscriptions to SoCoAlert will receive a phone call or alert on their cell phone.

  • Published on August 28, 2019
    Permit Sonoma
    The Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) is entering a new chapter as the County and State embark on a unique partnership to prepare a Specific Plan for the site that will guide the property disposition process. The County’s Permit Sonoma department is leading the planning effort together with a consultant team.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on August 28, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Home Sonoma County
    Published on August 27, 2019
    Home Sonoma County

    On August 22, 2019 the Home Sonoma County Leadership Council (CoC Board) approved rating and rankings for new and renewal projects in the FY 2019 Continuum of Care Competition. 

  • Sonoma County Community Development Commission
    Published on August 26, 2019
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Commission has formed a three-year strategic plan and commenced an Equity in Housing Project to create institutional structure to respond to existing housing needs in the community and help Sonoma County address longstanding disparities in housing. 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on August 22, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Probation
    Published on August 21, 2019
    Probation
    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Program Services for the Youth Diversion with Case Management program. Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on September 20, 2019.
  • Published on August 21, 2019
    Sonoma County’s net property tax assessment roll is now at $94,206,358,719.The increase of 5.87% is higher than last year’s roll percentage increase and indicates an upward trend in property tax revenue growth.
  • Department of Emergency Management
    Published on August 20, 2019
    Department of Emergency Management

    Emergency preparedness information for persons with disabilities, seniors, and others with access and functional needs – Everyone needs to understand their risk to various hazards, make a plan to stay safe, have an emergency kit, and plan to stay informed as events unfold.

  • Published on August 19, 2019
    On Saturday, August 24, 2019 residents of the Cavedale-Trinity community are invited to participate in the County of Sonoma’s first evacuation drill. The drill will take place from 8 A.M. to 10 A.M., and is part of a larger effort to prepare for wildfires and other potential disasters.
  • Published on August 19, 2019
    On Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 8-10 am, residents of the Cavedale-Trinity community are invited to participate in the County of Sonoma’s first evacuation drill.
  • Health Services
    Published on August 16, 2019
    Health Services
    There are training resources available to help service providers and community-based organizations (CBOs) to discuss public charge with patients, clients and the community from the California Primary Care Association (CPCA).
  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on August 14, 2019
    Environmental Health & Safety

    Noticia Publica: El Departamento de Salud Ambiental del Condado de Sonoma, Programa de Gestión de Desperdicios Sólidos, que actúa como Agencia de Control Local (LEA) está certificado por el Departamento de Reciclaje y Recuperación de Recursos (CalRecycle) para hacer cumplir las leyes y regulaciones estatales en los sitios de desechos sólidos dentro de su jurisdicción.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on August 14, 2019
    Environmental Health & Safety

    PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, The Sonoma County Environmental Health Department, Solid Waste Management Program, acting as the Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) is certified by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to enforce state laws and regulations at solid waste sites within its jurisdiction

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on August 14, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Health Services
    Published on August 9, 2019
    Health Services
    Department of Health Services, Administration Division - Health Care Privacy and Security Unit - Request for Proposals# 19-001 (SC001-0000000857) - HIPAA Security Risk Assessment
  • Probation
    Published on August 9, 2019
    Probation

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Evaluation Services for the Youth Diversion with Case Management program. Proposals must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on September 9th, 2019.  

  • Published on August 9, 2019

    The County of Sonoma invites the community to attend Sonoma ReadyDay on September 8, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

  • Health Services
    Published on August 8, 2019
    Health Services
    Department of Health Services, Public Health Division – HIV Testing and Prevention Services Contractor – Request for Proposals# 19-008 (SC001-0000000889)
  • Published on August 5, 2019
    Permit Sonoma
    The County of Sonoma is pleased to announce the three winners of the Coastal Close-up photo contest. The winner of the People’s Choice category, was awarded to the person with the most Facebook likes, which totaled 170 votes.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on August 5, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Department of Emergency Management
    Published on August 1, 2019
    Department of Emergency Management

    September 8th is Sonoma Ready Day. Sonoma Ready Day will offer emergency resources, demonstrations, short lectures, emergency vehicle displays and tools to educate and empower community members to withstand and recover from emergencies. 

  • Published on August 1, 2019

    On July 23, 2019 the Board of Supervisors previously discussed proposals for selling the Chanate Campus surplus property. After receiving public input, Supervisor Zane urged the Board to take more time to continue the conversation, and vote at the next meeting of the Board on August 6, 2019.

  • Published on August 1, 2019

    A coalition of cities, counties, towns, and special districts that share the Russian River watershed have partnered to raise awareness about neighborhood storm drains and their connection to the vitality of our local creeks. Many community members are unaware of the fact that the storm drains in our streets, go directly into local creeks, and ultimately flow into the Russian River. 

  • Published on July 31, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    In this issue of our e-newsletter we have:

    • Environmental Resource Management Summer Academy
    • Sonoma County Receives Merit Award for Housing Initiatives
    • Local Fire Departments to Fly Flags for Red Flag Warnings
    • Code Enforcement Success Story
    • Vegetation Management & Defensible Space
    • July 2019 Performance Data
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on July 31, 2019
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on July 30, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    Permit Sonoma is part of a public/private partnership to reduce pollution in the Sonoma Creek and Petaluma River watersheds.

  • Sonoma Water
    Published on July 30, 2019
    Sonoma Water
    The Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 to update the community on the Russian River Estuary Management Project.
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