Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together

Official Rebuilding information for unincorporated Sonoma County after the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fire and 2019 Kincade Fire.

As recovery efforts are underway after the fires, we will continue to provide resources for rebuilding, including the latest information for permits and property tax assessments. Our goal is to institute a streamlined and expedited approach so our community can recover and rebuild as quickly as possible.

Urgency Ordinances:

City of Santa Rosa: If you are rebuilding in the City of Santa Rosa and are looking for Rebuild information, please visit:

2019 Winter Storms and Flooding: For flood recovery information, please visit:

Permit Sonoma Virtual Office

Permit Sonoma and the Resiliency Permit Center have moved from physical to virtual operations. Both public offices are physically closed. Below are pertinent resources to learn about this transition:

Kincade Fire RESA MapKincade Fire Map

Rapid Evaluation Safety Assessment (RESA) and Property Clean-Up Status

This map shows the final results of both field and aerial safety assessments and property clean-up status for parcels in unincorporated Sonoma County affected by the 2019 Kincade Fire.

Updated Rebuilding Process

The step-by-step process for rebuilding after a major wildfire from filing a claim with your insurance company, to debris removal, to permit application and more.

  • Published on March 16, 2020

    Update March 31, 2020: Due to to the extension of the Shelter in Place order, Permit Sonoma and the Resiliency Permit Center will continue their virtual operation, and will be using e-submittal tools, communications via telephone, and other technologies. Both Permit Centers remain closed physically until further notice.

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  • Published on February 21, 2020

    The county has adopted a OnePave Program intended to provide better-quality, longer lasting roads and facilitate rebuilding efforts specific to the fire damaged areas of Larkfield-Wikiup where a high concentration of utility and other infrastructure work for individual rebuilding projects is anticipated to result in extensive trenching in the area’s roadways.

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Permit Sonoma

Permit Sonoma handles construction and land use permitting for unincorporated Sonoma County including rebuilding after disasters.

Rebuilding Permits Data

Rebuilding Permits Data
View the number of rebuilding permits issued in unincorporated Sonoma County on parcels impacted by the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fire.