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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Join the Climate Change Adaptation Workshop

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The City of Santa Rosa is collaborating with EcoAdapt and Virginia Tech to improve understanding about local climate change impacts and to develop implementable adaptation responses, and it needs locals to attend the Climate Change Adaptation Workshop.

Would you or your organization like to help develop a clearer vision of how climate change will affect Santa Rosa and what we can do about it? Then please consider attending the Santa Rosa Climate Change Adaptation Workshop, which focuses on building loca...

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Planning & Economic Development
Posted on: December 16, 2020

City Expands Areas Mobile Food Trucks Can Operate Starting January 1

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The City ordinance greatly expands where and how mobile food vendors can operate on private property in the City, including areas zoned for commercial, mixed-use, shopping centers, car lots, and industrial areas, and more.

Starting January 1, 2021, the City of Santa Rosa will allow for mobile food vendors to operate, with a minor conditional use permit, in more locations around the City. This expansion will permit mobile food vendors (taco trucks, chuck wagons, lunch carts,...

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Planning & Economic Development
Posted on: February 11, 2020

2019 City Housing Summary

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The City of Santa Rosa has finalized its numbers for 2019 housing development. This summary includes figures with applications for, construction of, and completed units of residential housing within last calendar year.

Each year, the City of Santa Rosa tracks housing numbers across three major categories (single-family, multi-family, and accessory dwelling units) as well as what development status a given unit achieved within a the calendar year. The statistics on the l...

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2019 Housing Summary Planning & Economic Development
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Santa Rosa and Sonoma County Form RED JPA

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Santa Rosa and Sonoma County Form Joint Powers Association to tackle housing in the area.

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and Santa Rosa City Council approved and have put into the effect the formation of a joint powers association (JPA) for a Renewal Enterprise District (RED) to tackle housing issues in the region. 

The basic p...

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Additional Info... Planning & Economic Development
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.

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.

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