The following Permit Sonoma programs encourage the development of affordable housing:
A regulatory incentive for developers to build more affordable housing by increasing the allowable residential density and providing incentives to reduce housing costs.
Accessory dwelling units may be constructed to defer payment of the affordable housing fee, provided that the unit be restricted for rent to qualified low-income households.
Allows the payment of development fees to be deferred until the permanent financing for an affordable or special needs housing project is obtained.
Requirement for all residential development to contribute to the County’s affordable housing program.
Requirement for all non-residential developments to contribute to the County’s affordable housing program.