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Permit Tools

Online electronic tools to take care of your online permitting needs including use of Digital Plan Room, search for permit history, search for submitted documents associated with permits, make an appointment or get in the line for in-person service at the Permit Center, apply for residential rooftop solar permits, view our interactive map collection, find out your Zoning and Land Use or if your property is within county or city jurisdiction, view a list of historic landmarks, and report a code compliance issue.


Permits Online
Apply for permits (including rebuilds), pay fees, schedule inspections, check permit status, etc.

Digital Plan Room (DPR) Help
Online process which allows for the electronic plan and document review for various permit applications. When applying for a permit through Permit Sonoma online, our applicants will be asked to upload plans and documents to the DPR portal. Our staff is able to review those plans and documents online and will include mark-ups and comments, if required, directly in the portal.

Permit Record Search (formerly Permit History Search)
Search for a listing of permits, current and historic, associated with a property.

Document Search
Search for documents associated with permits by permit number, parcel number, address, or category.

Get in Line Remotely
View current wait times, remotely join the line, or make appointments for Permit Sonoma services.

Residential Rooftop Solar Permits
Apply for a solar permit for residential rooftop systems.

Property and Parcels

ActiveMap Viewer Collection
Access map-based information pertaining to a specific subject and/or area within unincorporated Sonoma County.

Zoning and Parcel Report
Find out your Zoning and Land Use, if your property is within county or city jurisdiction, etc.

Historic Landmarks List
Search for properties designated by Sonoma County as historic landmarks.

Code Enforcement

Report Code Compliance Issues
Improve your community. Report an issue to Code Enforcement on the web or download the mobile app.