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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 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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