Learn About

  1. Cannabis Program

    Find information about commercial resources, personal cultivation, cannabis policy, business tax, and filing complaints.

  2. Green Business

    The City of Santa Rosa, in partnership with the Sonoma Green Business Program, is pleased to offer Santa Rosa businesses the opportunity to become a certified Green Business.

  3. Opening a Restaurant

    While there are many considerations to take into account when opening a restaurant, our guide will focus on helping you navigate the permits, licenses, and fees you will need to take care of before you open.

  4. The Planning Process

    Every project is different: from the type of business to where it's to be located. Use our map to understand the key points of planning and permitting.

  5. Starting a Business

    View our nine steps to starting a business in Santa Rosa.

  6. Zoning

    Learn more about Santa Rosa's zoning districts and requirements.