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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Shop Here, Park Free Program

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Shop Here Park Free Program

The City of Santa Rosa's Economic Development Division, downtown merchants, and the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber have teamed up to encourage people who will be in the downtown area for more an hour or more to park in one of our five...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Permit Santa Rosa

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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.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

@SRBiz Guest Instagrammer

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Dear Santa Rosa business leaders:The City of Santa Rosa's Economic Development Division is seeking representatives of Santa Rosa businesses who'd like to be a "Guest Instagrammer" on our Santa Rosa Business account, instagram.c...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Track Expansion Doubles Train Riding Experience at Youth Park

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When the train at Santa Rosa’s Youth Park opens for the season at noon on May 5th, families are invited to a Golden Spike celebration and to be among the first to enjoy double the train riding experience! That’s because Redwood Empire ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged approximately 75 acres within 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage estimate is more than $40-million. The City’s mos...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Post-Fire Water Quality Advisory

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Santa Rosa Water's Post-Fire Water Quality Investigation

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. To date, Santa Rosa Water has ta...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Earth Day OnStage

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Join us for Santa Rosa's 9th Annual Earth Day OnStage Festival at Courthouse Square on Saturday, April 21st from noon to 4:00 PM. This fun, FREE, family-friendly festival is a great way to inspire awareness and build community through environmental protec...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Santa Rosa turns 150 this year!

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We are celebrating our past, our present and our future with activities and events throughout the year. The big celebration will be held on September 8 in Courthouse Square. Check out the website for information about the activities and the celebration. w...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Online Survey and Interactive Map

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The City of Santa Rosa Transportation and Public Works Department is updating the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and we want to hear from you! We need your input to help us review and prioritize plans for additional bike-ways, walkways, trails and ped...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Ride the new FREE ParkSMART Shuttle

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Ride the new ParkSMART Shuttle for commuting, shopping and visiting Santa Rosa.  Beginning on Wednesday, December 13, the new ParkSMART shuttle will connect the Downtown SMART station and Railroad Square to Downtown’s parking garages, s...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

First Hour Free Parking

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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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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Accessory Dwelling Units

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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.

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an attached or detache...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Permit Santa Rosa

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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.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Parking Changes to Downtown and Railroad Square

To make parking easy and convenient through the downtown, the City is making changes to parking rates to free up spaces in the busiest, most desirable areas of downtown, and provide less expensive parking for people who are on a tight budget.

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

ParkSMART Shuttle Service Announced

The City of Santa Rosa is excited to announce the ParkSMART shuttle service is slated to launch on Wednesday, December 13.  The shuttle service will offer convenient connections from the Downtown SMART station to within easy walking distance of p...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

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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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Low Wage Employee Parking Permit Approved

Effective September 1, 2017, a new discounted parking permit is available to low wage employees.  This permit provides affordable parking options for low wage employees working in downtown Santa Rosa.  The permit is available for $31/mon...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Welcome Roseland Community Celebration

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On November 1, 2017, the Roseland neighborhood officially became part of the City of Santa Rosa. Let’s celebrate this historic milestone with Roseland!

You are invited to join us on January 20, 2018 from 12:00 – 4:00pm for the Welcome R...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Unit

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.

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an attached or detache...

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Planning & Economic Development
Posted on: December 28, 2016

Permit Santa Rosa

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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.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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Planning & Economic Development
Posted on: December 28, 2016

@SRBiz Guest Instagrammer

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The City of Santa Rosa's Economic Development Division is seeking representatives of Santa Rosa businesses who'd like to be a "Guest Instagrammer" on our Santa Rosa Business account, instagram.com/SRBiz for a day.  The purpose of this p...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Track Expansion Doubles Train Riding Experience at Youth Park

Redwood Empire Live Steamers Train

When the train at Santa Rosa’s Youth Park opens for the season at noon on May 5th, families are invited to a Golden Spike celebration and to be among the first to enjoy double the train riding experience! That’s because Redwood Empire ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: April 5, 2018

NRPA Meet Me at the Park

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Meet Me at the Park is a collaboration between the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company to bring the magic of parks and recreation to children and families across the United States. To celebrate Earth Month and the i...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged approximately 75 acres within 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage estimate is more than $40-million. The City’s mos...

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

See Fire Damage to City Parks

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The City is working with FEMA and the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to inspect and assess fire-damaged public land, property and infrastructure to determine which disaster recovery projects may be eligible for state or federal reimbursement, inc...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Hiring Now for Fun Summer Jobs

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Hundreds of seasonal staff to be hired in the next couple months!The City of Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees for spring and summer jobs. Job positions are available in several areas of the department includ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Prince Gateway Park Spray Ground Out of Service

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The Spray Ground at Prince Gateway Park is temporarily out of service due to mechanical issues. An update will be provided once the spray ground is back in operation. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while staff resolve t...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Youth Scholarships Now Available for 2018

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City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks to provide up to $15,000 in recreation scholarships to local families in 2018.Recreation program scholarships are now available for youth ages 18 and under through the City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Dep...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

New ADA Train Car at Howarth Park

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Three Cheers for the Parks Foundation! Soon we will have a new ADA train car at Howarth Park! The car, which will meet standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act, will bring the joy of Howarth Park train riding to more community members. The Parks F...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

WaterSmart Expo

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Join us on Wednesday, May 30th from 5:00pm to 8:30pm at the Santa Rosa Wednesday Night Market in Old Courthouse Square. Don't miss this great opportunity to:

  • Ask an expert about sustainable landscaping
  • Learn about free, easy-to- permit lan...
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Posted on: April 18, 2018

2018 Eco-Friendly Garden Tour at the Sustainable Education Garden

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2018 Eco-Friendly Garden Tour at the Sustainable Education Garden featuring FREE Residential Irrigation Controller Programming Workshops

Saturday, May 5 from 10 am to 4 pm

  • FREE Residential irrigation controller programming workshops 10 a.m. & 12 p.m
  • Guid...
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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Earth Day OnStage

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Join us for Santa Rosa's 9th Annual Earth Day OnStage Festival at Courthouse Square on Saturday, April 21st from noon to 4:00 PM. This fun, FREE, family-friendly festival is a great way to inspire awareness and build community through environmental protec...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Post-Fire Water Quality Advisory

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Santa Rosa Water's Post-Fire Water Quality Investigation

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. To date, Santa Rosa Water has ta...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

A Sustainable Education Garden Workshop - Success and Lessons Learned at City Hall

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A free workshop for Landscape and Storm Water Industry Professionals

Wednesday, May 23 from  9am to 11am 

Come learn from project team leads and discuss successes and challenges to project implementation at the new Sustainable Education Ga...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Water Bill Relief for Fire Protection

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Santa Rosa Water Bill Relief for Additional Water Used for Fire Protection

On December 7, 2017, the Board of Public Utilities approved Billing Adjustments for Fire Protection Water Use policy. The policy allows for a billing adjustment for properties that ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Storm Water Protection

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City of Santa Rosa - Compromised Underground Storm Drain Infrastructure

Map of Damaged Storm Drain InfrastructureView map of current underground damaged storm drain infrastructure here:  https://goo.gl/ic5zXq (6MB, map updated: 9am 11/14/17)

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Water Quality FAQs

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Is our drinking water safe?

  • Your drinking water is safe. The water quality of municipal drinking water is continuously monitored and tested to ensure it meets or exceeds all state and federal drinking water standards.
  • The Sonoma County Wate...
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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Final Surface Paving Scheduled

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Stony Point Road Reconstruction & Widening Project  

The City of Santa Rosa would like to thank you for your patience throughout this time of construction. We are working closely with our contractors to minimize impacts and keep residents info...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Roadway Resurfacing

Neighborhood Streets Initiative Project

The Neighborhood Streets Initiative is a resolution approved by the City Council in 2016. Street selection for this program is approved by the City's Community Advisory Board (CAB). The Neighborhood Streets Initiative is designed to invest directly back i...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

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Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan Update 2018

The City of Santa Rosa Transportation and Public Works Department is updating the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and we want to hear from you! We need your input to help us review and prioritize plans for additional bike-ways, walkways, trails and ped...

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