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Planning Agency

Information, meeting agendas, and actions of the Sonoma County Planning Agency, Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning Adjustments.

Structure

Planning
Commission

Conducts public hearings and makes decisions on applications for subdivisions, mining permits, and legislative policy matters such the General Plan, Specific Plans, and Zoning changes.

Meets: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month and as needed, at 1:00 PM.

Board of Zoning
Adjustments

Conducts public hearings and makes decisions on applications for Use Permits, Zoning Variances, and Coastal Development Permits.



Meets: 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month and as needed, at 1:00 PM.

arrows joining Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments into Planning Agency

Planning Agency

The Planning Agency is made up of the Commissioners on both the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments. The Planning Agency also holds joint meetings. Topics can include discussion of planning issues, policies, new information, and staff review of the status of certain programs or projects.

Meets: 5th Thursday of each month that has one and as needed, at 1:00 PM (or as otherwise noted). No action is taken at these meetings.

Meeting Calendar

Upcoming Meetings

Past Meeting Agendas and Actions

Watch video recaps of significant items covered by the Planning Agency

All Meetings in Virtual Format Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Due to the Shelter in Place Order, all Planning Agency, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments meetings will be virtual following the declaration of a Local Public Health emergency and Local emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (CPVID-19) outbreak.

Meeting Update – New Location

All in-person Planning Agency, Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning Adjustments meetings are now located at:

Board of Supervisors Chambers, Room 102-A
Sonoma County Administration Building
575 Administration Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Contact Information

Meeting Location 

Board of Supervisors Chambers

575 Administration Drive

Room 102-A

Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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