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April 24, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

2024 Season - Wet Weather Groundwater Determinations & Percolation Testing: Closed for the Season

Groundwater determinations and percolation testing are necessary for onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS). Groundwater determinations and percolation testing have closed for the season in all testing areas.

April 10, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Chip It, Don't Skip It

Spring has sprung and the free County Chipper Program has opened early for your convenience! We are now accepting applications from unincorporated County residents for the 2024 chipping season.

February 02, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Lower Your Insurance Risk with SoCo Adapts

SoCoAdapts and Sonoma County want to help you lower your insurance premiums, give you more choices in insurance plans, and contribute to a safer community. And qualify for $10,000 in rebates! How? Learn more and check your eligibility.

May 14, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Board of Supervisors strengthens penalties for illegal cannabis, establishes grace period for zoning violations by permitted operators

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted today to align civil penalties for unpermitted cannabis operations in unincorporated Sonoma County with state law, including a penalty of $1,000 per violation, separate violations for each plant above the personal cultivation limit, and escalated penalties for violations on multiple properties. The Board also approved a correction period of three calendar days to provide licensed and license-exempt cultivators, such as patients and caregivers, an opportunity to remedy zoning violations before civil penalties are imposed.

April 30, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Sonoma County officials urge residents to prepare for wildfire season

As spring rain showers wind down, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors is reminding residents that it’s not too early to start getting ready for the threat of wildfires. The supervisors today declared the month of May as Wildfire Awareness Month and stressed that fire prevention measures would be the focus of public education during the month.

April 17, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Sonoma County Supervisors approve updated tree ordinance

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an expanded version of the county’s tree protection ordinance, which will preserve more of the county’s trees and help to combat climate change given that woodlands pull carbon from the atmosphere.