The County of Sonoma began to accept applications for Cannabis permits on July 5, 2017. Below are instructions and forms necessary for obtaining Cannabis-related use permits and zoning permits in unincorporated Sonoma County for the categories listed below:
- Cultivation (zoning or use permit)
- Dispensaries (use permit)
- Distribution and Transportation (use permit)
- Manufacturing (use permit)
- Permits are not required for personal use or cultivation.
- Permits for businesses will only be issued for medical use. No permits will be issued for businesses for recreational use.
Customers must submit planning applications electronically. Because our online permitting portal is not yet configured for Planning e-submittals, the submittal process will take place by email.
Please follow the process to submit a planning application online: