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Permit Sonoma announces new revisions to draft well permit ordinance

Informational webinar on updated ordinance set for September 22

SANTA ROSA, CA | September 09, 2022

Permit Sonoma today announced revisions to a proposal the Board of Supervisors will consider on Tuesday, Oct. 4, that seeks to enact new standards for drilling wells in Sonoma County.

Under the most recent changes, the proposed ordinance further defines which wells would be required to undergo a public trust review, adds new avenues for wells to be permitted ministerially and also includes specific requirements for well monitoring and water conservation. Read full story »