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  • Published on November 9, 2018
    Due to heavy smoke blowing into the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Air District has extended a Winter Spare the Air Alert through Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Published on November 8, 2018 at 10:30 PM
    Due to heavy smoke blowing into the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Air District is issuing a Winter Spare the Air Alert starting tonight, Thursday, November 8, through Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Published on June 5, 2018 at 2:52 PM

    The Schell Vista Fire Station #1 polling place located at 23000 Broadway near the City of Sonoma has been evacuated due to a nearby fire. 

  • Published on January 24, 2017
    Permit Sonoma

    To help storm-impacted residents of the Russian River area, Sonoma County’s Permit and Resource Management Department (Permit Sonoma) has opened a temporary permit center January 17, 2017 through and including January 24, 2017 at the Veterans War Memorial building located at 16255 1st Street (at Church Street) in Guerneville. This permit center will process and issue permits for non-structural storm damage repairs. Applicants must be the property owner of record, their authorized agent, or their contractor. Permit processing fees are waived for storm–related damage repair permits.

    Permit Center Hours, Location, & Phone Number

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    Health and safety tips to consider as flood waters recede and residents return home.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    Be prepared to safely handle food and water in the event that flooding occurs.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    After natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. When returning to a home that has been flooded, be aware that mold may be present and may be a health risk for your family.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on January 12, 2017
    Environmental Health & Safety

    Wells that have been inundated by floodwaters may pose a health risk. Residents are advised not to use potentially contaminated well water for drinking, cooking or bathing until the water has been disinfected and tested and determined to be safe. Once the floodwaters have receded, the County recommends well disinfection using the following procedure:

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 28, 2016
    Sonoma County Animal Services
    July 4th fireworks are a “blast” for people, but they’re terrifying for pets. Shelters like ours fill up after fireworks events because animals--terrified by the noise--flee in order to try to escape. Confused, they may hide (cats) or be unable to find their way home and end up at the shelter or hit by a car.
  • Published on September 9, 2015

    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Bay Area, including Sonoma County, warning of high temperatures today and through the end of the week. Inland temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s and low 100s. Sonoma County Department of Health Services reminds residents that excessive heat poses a significant health risk, particularly to the elderly, young children, pregnant women and those with chronic diseases. Heat-related illnesses range from…

  • Published on September 4, 2015

    On Friday, September 4, 2015, the Sonoma County Department of Health Services issued a health warning to the public to keep animals away from the Russian River.

  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on April 10, 2015
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Public meeting notice for the Airport Boulevard at Highway 101 Interchange Landscaping Project. Meeting will be held at the Permit and Resource Management Department Hearing Room (at the County Center in Santa Rosa), on May 12 at 6:00 PM.
  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on April 6, 2015
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of April 6 through 10, 2015.
  • Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Published on March 30, 2015
    Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of March 30 through April 3, 2015.
  • Department of Transportation & Public Works
    Published on March 16, 2015
    Department of Transportation & Public Works
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of March 16, 2015.
  • Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Published on March 9, 2015
    Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of March 9 through 13, 2015.
  • Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Published on March 2, 2015
    Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Road maintenance update for the week of March 2 through 6, 2015.
  • Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Published on February 23, 2015
    Transportation & Public Works, Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of February 23 through 27.
  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on February 16, 2015
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of February 16 through 20, 2015.
  • Health Services
    Published on February 5, 2015
    Health Services
    California is currently experiencing a large outbreak of measles which can be a serious illness. To learn how to protect yourself and your family read this letter from the Sonoma County Health Officer.
  • Transportation & Public Works - Roads Division
    Published on February 2, 2015
    Transportation & Public Works - Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of February 2 through 6, 2015.
  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on January 12, 2015
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of January 12 through 16, 2015.
  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on January 5, 2015
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Road Maintenance Update for the week of January 5 through 9, 2015
  • Transportation & Public Works
    Published on February 21, 2014
    Transportation & Public Works
    Public Contract Code section 22031 (b)(1) authorizes a county road commissioner to utilize the procedures set forth in Article 25 (commencing with Section 20390) of Chapter 1 of the Public Contract Code, as an alternative to the procedures set forth in the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act, to perform emergency work...
  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on January 10, 2014
    Board of Supervisors
    Information about the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force is now available online.  The Task Force was created by the Board of Supervisors as one of the community healing measures following the tragic death of Andy Lopez.
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