1. Redwood Empire Live Steamers Train

    Track Expansion Doubles Train Riding Experience at Youth Park

    Redwood Empire Live Steamers has completed the group’s ‘Back Loop’ track expansion, bringing a whole new dimension to the train riding experience at Youth Community Park. Families are invited to take an inaugural ride on May 5th. Read on...
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    Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

    Donate to help rebuild Santa Rosa's fire damaged City parks! Read on...
  3. Post-Fire Water Quality Advisory News Flash

    Post-Fire Water Quality Advisory

    On November 10, 2017, Santa Rosa Water issued a drinking water quality advisory for an isolated area of Fountaingrove when elevated levels of benzene were identified. Read on...
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    Santa Rosa turns 150 this year!

    Santa Rosa celebrates our past, present and future with activities and events throughout the year, and the big celebration will commence on September 8th in Courthouse Square. Read on...
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    Online Survey and Interactive Map

    We want YOUR Input as we review and improve plans for additional bikeways, walkways, trails and pedestrian enhancements in the City. Read on...
  6. ParkSMART shuttle

    Ride the new FREE ParkSMART Shuttle

    Santa Rosa's new ParkSMART shuttle connects the Downtown SMART station and Railroad Square to Downtown’s parking garages, shops, restaurants and Old Courthouse Square, and best of all it’s FREE! Read on...
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    First Hour Free Parking

    On October 14, 2017 the Santa Rosa City Council approved rate reductions for two downtown garages. Beginning November 24, 2017, Garage 1 (521 7th St) and Garage 12 (555 1st St) will offer the first hour of parking free and then thereafter $0.50/hr.
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    Accessory Dwelling Units

    The City of Santa Rosa is preparing an amendment to the Zoning Code to facilitate the construction of accessory dwelling units on single-family residential parcels in compliance with new state law.
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    Permit Santa Rosa

    The City of Santa Rosa recently launched Permit Santa Rosa, on which you can review permit activity on an interactive map, apply for permits, schedule inspections, and explore our data portal.