At their meeting on November 2, 2022, the Sonoma City Council adopted an ordinance amending and adopting the 2022 California Building Standards Code. The California Building Standards Code is made up of 12 parts containing various construction codes consisting of building, residential, plumbing, mechanical, electrical energy, fire, historical, existing buildings and green building regulations and … Continued
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Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions from the county and state, Sonoma City Hall will reopen for in-person services beginning Monday, June 28. After almost 15 months of a primarily “virtual” service delivery model, City Hall will resume pre-pandemic hours and be open to the public on Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – noon and … Continued
Are you a homeowner in Sonoma County interested in learning more about constructing an Accessory Dwelling Unit on your property? Join the Napa Sonoma ADU Center for a roundtable discussion with local ADU experts about ADU design and ask them your ADU questions LIVE on Thursday, May 6, 2021, 6:00 PM via ZOOM. Register here. … Continued
Despite pandemic-related restrictions on construction activities, the City’s Building Department team has been very busy in recent months, with Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems among several types of permit applications with a high volume. Since March, a total of 55 permits for Solar PV and/or battery storage have been issued, with four more currently in plan … Continued
Please see the most recent Revision #6 Notice of Limited Operations 12-1-20 regarding processing permit applications and protocols for inspections.
A revision of the Notice of Limited Permitting and Inspection Operations for the City of Sonoma (Revision #5) is effective June 8, 2020. This revision allows for the submittal and processing of all building permit applications and allows for the inspection for all projects, including occupied buildings.