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Housing For All

Development in the Spotlight

We're showcasing major development projects our department helps facilitate.

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Southeast Greenway

Medical Cannabis

The City is developing regulations and policy for medical cannabis.

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Housing Action Plan

Housing Action Plan

Santa Rosa has made significant progress in addressing city's ongoing housing challenges through action plan.

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Southeast Greenway

Southeast Greenway

You're invited to join in the land use visioning for the Southeast Greenway.

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Roseland Projects

Roseland Area Projects

Santa Rosa is working to annex approximiately 715 acres of unincorporated area.

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Process Improvement

Process Improvement

Planning & Economic Development is calibrating its development process to meet the needs of the community.

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Planning and Economic Development provides a wide range of development services to the community, developing long range plans for the growth of Santa Rosa and reviewing development proposals for consistency with those plans.

Building Division
The Building Division reviews building permit applications for compliance with State and local building codes (structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and energy efficiency) and provides inspection services for all building related construction.

Engineering Development Division
The Engineering Development Division reviews development proposals to ensure that streets and utilities are designed to meet all applicable design standards, codes and regulations. The division also inspects the construction of approved public improvement plans and oversees subdivision grading and all construction within the existing and future public right-of-way.

Planning Division
The Planning Division is responsible for both current and long range planning. The Development Review team provides information on land use, zoning and site development standards and processes applications for land use permits and land divisions. The Advance Planning team performs a variety of long range planning activities, including development and administration of the City's General Plan.

Economic Development Division
The Economic Development Division provides assistance with business needs such as starting or expanding a business, finding a site, or connecting with other City services; and administers a tourism marketing campaign called "Santa Rosa: Out There. In the Middle of Everything."

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 Counter Hours

Public counter hours: 
Monday:  8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday:  8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday:  10:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday:  8am - 4:30pm
Friday:  8am - 12pm

Planning & Engineering phone hours:
Monday - Thursday:  8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 12pm

Building phone hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 5pm

New Applications are accepted:
Until 3:30 Mon - Thur; until 12pm Fri

Counter Planner available:
Mon/Tues/Thur:  8am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm
Wed:  10:30am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm 
Fri:  8am - 12pm

Code Enforcement cases requiring Building Permits:
Tuesday & Thursday: 8am - 12pm

Appointments are available on Fridays 12pm - 3pm.  To schedule an appointment please contact Jesse Oswald, Permit Intake Manager at (707) 543-3249 or at joswald@srcity.org

Planning & Economic Development
100 Santa Rosa Avenue, Room 3
Santa Rosa, CA  95404

We recently launched our new Permit Santa Rosa page where you can:
  •   Review Permit Activity
  •   Apply for Permits
  •   Schedule Inspections
  •   Access Data Portal

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