1. City of Santa Rosa

    Update on North Bay Local Governments 2017 Fire Claims

    City of Santa Rosa and County Sonoma part of $415 million settlement to resolve North Bay local governments 2017 fire claims Read on...
  2. EV Charging Station News Flash Home

    Electric Vehicle Charging Rate Changes 7/1/19

    Effective July 1, 2019, the rates change for use of City operated Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. Read on...
  3. Merit Awards 2019_news flash

    2019 Merit Awards

    The City is seeking nominations for its 2019 Merit Awards recognizing those volunteers who make Santa Rosa a better place to live. Read on...
  4. neighborfest

    City of Santa Rosa Launches Neighborfest

    Building a stronger, more prepared and resilient City on neighborhood at a time. Read on...
  5. WQR_ newsflash

    Water Quality Report

    The 2018 Santa Rosa Water Quality Report is NOW Available! Read on...
  6. Bay Area Metro Awards

    Santa Rosa CityBus is a Co-Recipient of the Grand Award at the 2019 Bay Area Metro Awards

    Three public transit operators and a public energy program are recognized for their work to save lives, protect communities and aid in rebuilding in response to the October 2017 North Bay fires. Read on...
  7. CalHome News Item Graphic

    Disaster Assistance Program Expanded

    Previously limited to Coffey Park, now any eligible Santa Rosa homeowner can apply for CalHome Disaster Assistance Loan Program. Read on...
  8. Slurry Seal 2019 Neighborhood Street Pavement Treatment

    Annual Slurry Seal 2019

    Slurry seal is a street surface treatment meant to extend the life of neighborhood city streets. Slurry Seal to be applied between July 22 and August 1, 2019. View map of the project area. Read on...
  9. Dry, high weeds

    2019 Weed Abatement Season

    Santa Rosa Fire Department to begin inspections of applicable properties on June 12th Read on...
  10. Jennifer Burke

    City of Santa Rosa Appoints Water Department Director

    Jennifer Burke selected to oversee all Water Department operations Read on...
  11. Fulton Road Reconstruction - Occidental Rd to W 3rd St News Flash

    Pavement Pilot Project

    Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) Pavement technology will be applied to the Fulton Road Reconstruction Project funded by Measure M and SB1. This is the first RCC pavement project in the Bay Area. Read on...
  12. Home Construction

    A Message for Property Owners Facing Challenges with Rebuild Contractor

    Property owners experiencing delays or challenges due to issues with their contractor may contact the Resilient City Permit Center Read on...
  13. HAWK Crosswalk Signal News Flash City

    HAWK Crosswalk Signal

    The second HAWK (High-intensity Activated CrossWalK) signal in Santa Rosa was energized on May 8 at the intersection of Mendocino Avenue and McConnell Avenue. Read on...
  14. Wildfire Awareness Week

    “Wildfire Awareness Week” Declared in California

    California Governor declared May 5-11 “Wildfire Awareness Week” to urge homeowners that “California Wildfires Have Changed, Together We Must Adapt” Read on...
  15. City of Santa Rosa

    Wildfire After Action Report

    The City's Independent After-Action Report reviews events and actions around 2017 wildfires and makes recommendations for areas of improvement Read on...
  16. City of Santa Rosa

    City of Santa Rosa Announces Release of Police Records Under SB1421

    City Council approved release of police records pre-dating January 1, 2019, under Senate Bill 1421 Read on...
  17. Police Chief Hank Schreeder

    Police Chief Retirement Date Moved to August 1

    City anticipates making final selection on new Police Chief in July 2019. Read on...
  18. bus new flash pic

    New Additions to CityBus Fleet

    Four new clean-diesel buses now operating in Santa Rosa Read on...
  19. Samuel L. Jones Hall exterior

    Funding for Homeless Services

    City awarded funding for new roof at homeless shelter. Read on...
  20. CityBus timetable changes effective April 22, 2019

    CityBus timetable changes in effect Monday, April 22, 2019

    Santa Rosa CityBus is excited to announce that on Monday, April 22 some timetable adjustments will go into effect. The adjustments only affect the timetable; no changes have been made to the routes themselves. Read on...
  21. Action Plan News Item Graphic

    Now Accepting Public Comment for Fiscal Year 2019/2020 Annual Action Plan

    Please provide input on how to spend the City's federally-allocated housing funds in fiscal year 2019/2020. Read on...
  22. City Connections Newsletter

    NEW City Connections Newsletter

    This new monthly newsletter delivers the latest happenings around the City by highlighting local news, events, community meetings, volunteer opportunities, job openings, and more. Sign-up...
  23. Man taking ticket to pass controlled accessed point in parking garage

    New Discounted Transit Commuter Parking Permit

    Program offers 50% discount on parking in Garage 12 for commuters regularly using public transportation Read on...
  24. City of Santa Rosa City Clerk

    Clerk’s Office Introduces New Public Records Portal

    New portal provides provides better direct community access to City records. Read on...
  25. City of Santa Rosa

    Council Goal Setting

    Council members discussed City's top priorities for 2019-20 Read on...
  26. Santa Rosa Fire Department&#39s Swift Water Rescue Team preapres to escort Water Department Staff th

    City of Santa Rosa Proclaims Existence of Local Emergency

    Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant impacted by flooding Read on...
  27. Amy Reeve

    Director of Human Resources Appointed

    Amy Reeve selected as new HR Department head Read on...
  28. Fire-damaged Coffey Neighborhood Park

    Rotary Groups Donate $60K for Public Art in Coffey Park

    Call for Artist to design the public art extended as a result of the donation Read on...
  29. Mini Train with Conductor and Passengers at Youth Park

    Spring/Summer Activity Guide is Here!

    Start planning your spring and summer adventures and register now! Read on...
  30. City of Santa Rosa

    Official City Statement

    City of Santa Rosa statement regarding Tubbs Fire Investigation Report Read on...
  31. My Santa Rosa Citizen Problem Reporter

    New Web Application Launched for Reporting Problems

    Report non-emergency issues such as broken street lights, potholes, etc, online and on-the-go. Read on...
  32. Temporary Fire Station 5

    Temporary Fire Station 5 to Open Friday, Dec 21

    Facility to operate until permanent station rebuilt following its loss in Tubbs Fire Read on...
  33. City of Santa Rosa

    Santa Rosa City Council Reorganization

    Newly elected and re-elected council members, Mayor and Vice Mayor seated, effective Dec 18 Read on...
  34. FEMA Public Assistance Project Dashboard

    FEMA Public Assistance Projects Dashboard

    New online tool tracks funding status for public infrastructure damaged by October 2017 wildfires Read on...
  35. Restored WQ - Newsflash

    Water Quality Restored to Fountaingrove Area

    Water quality in the fire-impacted area of Fountaingrove has been restored and the water quality advisory has been lifted. Read on...
  36. Public Art Walk_news flash

    Public Art Walk

    Santa Rosa’s public art is calling you downtown! Read on...
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    Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

    Hundreds of photos and other images are preserved for all time and made available online. Read on...
  38. City of Santa Rosa Planning and Economic Development

    New Chief Building Official Appointed

    Jesse Oswald has been appointed to serve as the City's new Chief Building Official. Read on...
  39. Santa Rosa Parks Foundation Logo

    Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

    Donate to help rebuild Santa Rosa's fire damaged City parks! Read on...
  40. garage 12 news flash 300x189

    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.
  41. Accessory Dwelling Unit

    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.
  42. Rows of crops at a farm with an orange sky in the background.

    Community Promotion Funding

    Non-profits are encouraged to apply for grant funding for events that promote the City
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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.