Sonoma County Building Permits (California)

Search for Sonoma County, CA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Sonoma County, CA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Sonoma County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Sonoma County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Sonoma County building permit. Sonoma County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Sonoma County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules 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


Town and City Halls in Sonoma County, CA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Sonoma County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Sonoma County, California. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Sonoma County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

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


Building Inspectors in Sonoma County, CA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Sonoma County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Sonoma County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Sonoma County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Sonoma County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Sonoma County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

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

Sebastopol Building Inspector Sebastopol CA 7425 Bodega Avenue 95472 707-823-8597