Sonoma County Permits (California)

Search for Sonoma County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Sonoma County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Sonoma County permits. Clerks in Sonoma County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Sonoma County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Sonoma County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Petaluma City Clerk Petaluma CA 11 English Street 94952 707-778-4360

Rohnert Park City Clerk Rohnert Park CA 130 Avram Avenue 94928 707-588-2227

Santa Rosa City Clerk Santa Rosa CA 100 Santa Rosa Avenue 95404 707-543-3016

Santa Rosa County Clerk Santa Rosa CA 3200 County Center Drive 95403 707-565-3700

Sonoma County Clerk Santa Rosa CA 2300 County Center Drive 95403 707-565-3800

Windsor Town Clerk Windsor CA 9291 Old Redwood Highway 95492 707-838-5311


A Sonoma County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Sonoma County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Sonoma County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Cloverdale City Hall Cloverdale CA 124 North Cloverdale Boulevard 95425 707-894-2521

Cotati City Hall Cotati CA 201 West Sierra Avenue 94931 707-792-4600

Healdsburg City Hall Healdsburg CA 401 Grove Street 95448 707-431-3300

Petaluma City Hall Petaluma CA 11 English Street 94952 707-778-4362

Rohnert Park City Hall Rohnert Park CA 130 Avram Avenue 94928 707-588-2200

Santa Rosa City Hall Santa Rosa CA 100 Santa Rosa Avenue 95404 707-543-3010

Sebastopol City Hall Sebastopol CA 7120 Bodega Avenue 95472 707-823-7865

Sonoma City Hall Sonoma CA 1 The Plaza 95476 707-938-3681


A Sonoma County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Sonoma County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Sonoma County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Sonoma County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Cloverdale Planning Department Cloverdale CA 126 North Cloverdale Boulevard 95425 707-894-1701

Cotati Building Department Cotati CA 201 West Sierra Avenue 94931 707-665-3632

Healdsburg Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Healdsburg CA 435 Allan Court 95448 707-431-3346

Petaluma City Building Department Petaluma CA 11 English Street 94952 707-778-4302

Petaluma City Zoning and Permits Petaluma CA 11 English St 94952 707-778-4301

Rohnert Park Building Department Rohnert Park CA 130 Avram Avenue 94928 707-588-2239

Rohnert Park City Planning Department Rohnert Park CA 130 Avram Avenue 94928 707-588-2236

Santa Rosa Planning Department Santa Rosa CA 100 Santa Rosa Avenue 95404 707-543-3265

Sebastopol Planning Department Sebastopol CA 714 Johnson Street 95472 707-823-6167

Sonoma County Permits Santa Rosa CA 2550 Ventura Avenue 95403 707-565-1900

Sonoma County Planning Department Santa Rosa CA 475 Aviation Boulevard 95403 707-565-6680

Windsor Planning and Zoning Department Windsor CA 9291 Old Redwood Highway 95492 707-838-1021