County Vision

Sonoma County envisions a housing market in Sonoma County that:

  • is in balance;
  • is resilient and climate smart at the regional, neighborhood, and homeowner scale;
  • is affordable to area workers and the most vulnerable;
  • provides equal and fair access to communities of color and other historically disadvantaged groups;
  • respects designated community separators and urban growth boundaries;
  • has a diversity of homes located near transit, jobs, and services; and
  • where the economy is vital.

To achieve this vision, the County is going to embrace a new regional approach to produce 30,000 new housing units by 2023.

Contact Information

Permit Sonoma
2550 Ventura Avenue
Hearing Room
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465074, -122.723705

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