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Planning Document Library

The following adopted planning documents contain community goals, objectives, and policies that form the basis for land use matters throughout Sonoma County, in the coastal zone, and in other special areas.

Specific plans and area plans are planning documents that guide the development of a particular geographic area within the county. Any new developments or subdivisions within the defined area must be consistent with the general plan, specific plan, and area plan.

  • Airport Industrial Area Specific Plan
  • Bennett Valley Area Plan
  • Franz Valley Area 111 Plan
  • Penngrove Area Plan
  • Petaluma Dairy Belt Area Plan
  • Sonoma Mountain Area Plan
  • South Santa Rosa Area Plan
  • West Petaluma Area Plan

View List of Area and Specific Plans

Contact Information

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What's My Zoning?

Parcel Search

Zoning and Land Use Map fragment

Find your property's zoning and land use by address or parcel number.

Sonoma County Cannabis Program

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Sonoma County Cannabis Program

Permits for cultivation and distribution, taxes, policy, personal use, and more.

Accessory Units & Junior Units

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Accessory Unite

An inexpensive way to create smaller, more affordable rental housing units to Sonoma County residents.

Vacation Rentals

Obtain a Vacation Rental or Hosted Rental permit.

Procedure for applying electronically for a vacation rental or hosted rental permit.

Submit a complaint about a Vacation Rental.

Become certified as a Property Manager for a Vacation Rental property.