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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significa...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Developer Feedback Needed for Downtown Housing Development

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The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa are pleased to invite commercial developers to respond to an Informational Survey and Questionnaire to determine the market viability of developing the City and County government centers. This development op...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

November 2018 General Municipal Election Process

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The City of Santa Rosa’s city council candidate nomination period is currently open and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018. The Santa Rosa City Clerk issues and accepts for filing official nomination documents during regular busi...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

City in Running for Public Art Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies

Santa Rosa, CA - Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge Finalist

City of Santa Rosa Selected as a Finalist in the Running to Receive Up to $350,000 from Bloomberg Philanthropies in Funding for Public Art Project that Addresses Civic Issue

Santa Rosa Proposal Addresses Resiliency and Natural Disaster Recovery Through Pub...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

New Chief Building Official Appointed

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The City of Santa Rosa has announced that Jesse Oswald has been selected as the Chief Building Official for the City of Santa Rosa, starting, July 23, 2018.

Oswald was selected through a nationwide recruitment following the retirement of Mark Setterland, w...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

New Scuplture to be Installed on 5th Street

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The City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program is excited to announce the installation of the Meter Made Public Art Project on 5th Street in downtown Santa Rosa. “Tower” is a sculpture created by Dana Woodman/Built By BIG, LLC and will be l...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

Zero Waste Community Survey & Upcoming Public Workshops

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The City of Santa Rosa cares about being a sustainable community. With the help of community members, like you, we can create a plan for the future together. Please take this brief survey to help shape the City of Santa Rosa's Zero Waste Plan. Zero Waste ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Survey for Businesses & Employees Affected by October 2017 Wildfires

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In an effort to better understand the broad economic impacts of the 2017 October wildfires, the City of Santa Rosa is seeking participation in a survey from impacted Santa Rosa-based businesses and Santa Rosa resident...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Chief Financial Officer Appointed

Chuck McBride

The City of Santa Rosa has appointed Chuck McBride to serve as the Chief Financial Officer, a role responsible for overseeing the city’s financial and accounting functions, including budgeting, accounting, purchasing and long-term planning. McBride will o...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Recovery in Parks, Open Spaces & Public Landscaping

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Recovery is underway in the City’s fire-impacted parks, open space and public landscaping. For answers to some frequently asked questions on issues related to these areas, please visit the FAQ section of the City’s Rebuild website and follow the options a...

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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 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: 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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