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Watch videos that explain when permits are required, the process for obtaining some permits, how to protect the environment at a work site, and more. Some of our feature videos are listed below.

Rebuilding Together

The County of Sonoma has set up a hotline for unincorporated Sonoma County homeowners who have lost their homes in the Sonoma County Complex Fires. As recovery efforts are underway, 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. This video provides a quick overview of the four phases of rebuilding and videos for each of the phases are soon to follow.

Step 3: Starting the Permit Process (including Designing New Buildings)

Step 4: Permit Application Submission and Review

Step 5: Construction & Inspection

When a Building Permit is Not Required

Note: You may still need to obtain other permits such as Well & Septic or Use or Zoning.

Making a Property Complaint

CALGreen Building Program

Riparian Corridor Zoning

Keep Our Water Clean: Prevent Residential Storm Water Pollution

Keep Our Water Clean: Prevent Stormwater Pollution at Construction Sites