Category: Community Development

General Plan Updates: Our City, Our Future

Thank you to all who joined us for the initial Community Visioning Workshop on November 2nd.  Your valuable insights play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our city through the ongoing Sonoma General Plan Update. The success of this crucial process hinges on the active engagement of our community members, and we genuinely … Continued

Draft Climate Action Strategies – Updated!

Thank you for the comments we received on the Draft Climate Action Strategies last month! City staff has incorporated your comments as applicable in an updated draft, now available to view/download on our website, that will be presented to the Climate Action Commission at thier meeting on November 8, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. About the … Continued

City Launches SolarAPP+ to Streamline Rooftop Solar Permitting

The City of Sonoma has introduced SolarAPP+, an automated application system designed to streamline the permitting process for new residential rooftop solar photovoltaics (PV) and energy storage systems (ESS). This technology, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) with support from the U.S. Department of Energy, offers licensed contractors a web-based portal for quick … Continued

Be the City of Sonoma’s new Building Official

The City of Sonoma is currently looking for a highly qualified candidate to join our team in the role of Building Official, offering a competitive monthly salary range of $10,227 to $12,431. Position Summary: As the Building Official, you will play a pivotal role in planning, organizing, supervising, directing, performing, and coordinating various activities within … Continued

City Invites Public Input on Draft Climate Action Strategies

The City of Sonoma has set a challenging goal of reaching “net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030.” The Climate Action Commission has been working closely with city staff to prepare the Draft Climate Action Strategies, setting out a range of feasible measures designed to accomplish this objective. The Draft Climate Action Strategies document, which … Continued

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