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Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures

Agriculture / Weights & Measures

The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures enforces the laws and regulations of the California Food and Agriculture Code, the California Business & Professions Code and the California Code of Regulations while serving at the discretion of the County Board of Supervisors and CDFA's Secretary of Food & Agriculture. Sonoma County's Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures employs a staff of thirty-nine people and has its main office in Santa Rosa, with a small satellite office with limited public hours in the city of Sonoma.

Vision:

  • A thriving agricultural industry, healthy community, environment, and economy

Mission:

  • To promote and protect agriculture, the health and safety of our community, environment and the economy through education and the enforcement of laws and regulations.

The Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures office is open to the public beginning.  Normal business hours are from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. 

The Sonoma office hours are Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm or by appointment.

To access our services, you may call (707) 565-2371 or send an email to SonomaAg@sonoma-county.org.  Documents may also be placed in the locked drop box outside the front door of our main office.  Voicemail, email, drop box, and mail are checked regularly each business day.  

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