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

Flood Recovery

Flood Recovery: 2019 Winter Storms and Flooding

With recovery efforts underway after the 2019 Winter Storms and Flooding, Permit Sonoma will continue to provide resources for recovery, including the latest information for permits. This page is your main resource for flood recovery permitting information in unincorporated Sonoma County.

Sonoma County Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together

The official information and resource site for rebuilding efforts, within the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County, related to the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fire.

  • When: May 30, 2019 from 1:00 3:00 PM

    The Planning Agency is made up of the Commissioners on both the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments.

  • Code Enforcement Appeal/Abatement Hearing
    When: May 31, 2019 at 9:00 AM

    Hearings will not start prior to the scheduled time, however, start times may be delayed if a hearing runs longer than the allotted time.

  • When: June 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
    The Landmarks Commission designates historic landmarks, reviews development proposals involving historic properties, and administers an historic resources preservation program.
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Sonoma County Cannabis Program

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Sonoma County Cannabis Program

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

Housing Initiatives

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Permit Sonoma is introducing several initiatives to help meet the County's ambitious housing production goal.

Vacation Rentals

Obtain 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.

Online Mapping

ActiveMap Viewer Collection
Access location-based information pertaining to a specific subject and/or area within unincorporated Sonoma County.

Special Events Calendar

Street ClosedOrganizers for the events listed in the calendar have obtained Special Event Encroachment Permits from Permit Sonoma.

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Permit Sonoma Careers

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Help Wanted

Find out which Permit Sonoma positions are available.

SB 272

Senate Bill 272 requires local agencies publish a list of systems that serve as original sources of data within an agency.

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