Permit & Resource
Management Department

Permit Sonoma is Sonoma County's consolidated land use planning and development permitting agency. Virtually any land development or construction that takes place in the unincorporated area of Sonoma County (outside the nine incorporated cities) is reviewed, permitted, and inspected by Permit Sonoma.   Read More About Us

Permit Sonoma COVID-19 Service and Ordinance Updates - More Information

Rebuilding Together

Fire Prevention and HazMat

Virtual Offices

Electronic ApplicationsVideo Inspections

Records RequestsEnvironmental Notices


If you have concerns, questions, or suggestions about our new virtual office, please contact Permit Sonoma Director or (707) 565-1900.

For questions for specific Permit Sonoma disciplines, find the email address on our Services page.
For Permit Center questions, e-mail:

Permit Sonoma Ombudsperson: Member of the management team who is focused on providing customer service on individual projects and facilitating process improvements for the permitting process. Contact the Ombudsperson

Please note that during our virtual operations, the best way to reach staff is via email.

  • Tomorrow: December 7, 2021 at 3:00 PM
    The Landmarks Commission designates historic landmarks, reviews development proposals involving historic properties, and administers an historic resources preservation program. The Landmarks Commission meets the 1st Tuesday of each month (and as needed).
  • When: December 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM

    County of Sonoma Planning Commission Meeting will serve to answer questions on the Planning Commission Staff Report. 

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