County of Sonoma

Update on Board of Forestry Meeting for fire safe roads exemption

The short story is: The Board of Forestry declined to adopt the Draft Emergency Regulations and also declined to certify the Sonoma County Fire Safe Ordinance. Thanks to all who “attended” the virtual meeting. A special thanks to those who spoke for us and who wrote the supporting analysis and documents for us. Thanks also […]

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FOG UPDATE – How Cal Fire Rules may affect your safety and your property values

FOG UPDATE – How Cal Fire Rules may affect your safety and your property values The California Board of Forestry is in the process of re-certifying Sonoma County Fire regulations. If you live on a narrow, sub-standard or dead-end rural road and have concerns about fire safety, you may want to get involved with this

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County continues the cannabis regulations: proposed Phase II compatibility planning process

The County is accepting input on cannabis/hemp regulations and you have a chance for citizen input. The industry have given the county their wish list, have you? Write to: Please write an email to Niki.Berrocal@sonoma-county.org and CC: Supervisor Lynda Hopkins (District5@sonoma-county.org), Leo Chyi (Leo.Chyi@sonoma-county.org), Supervisor James Gore (district4@sonoma-county.org) and Jenny Chamberlain (Jenny.Chamberlain@sonoma-county.org) Proposed Phase II

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Letters to the Editor: County Cannabis Rules

FYI Letters to the Editor, Press Democrat 12/19/19   County cannabis rules EDITOR: The reason that there were no public comments against the cannabis ordinance at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday was because the public wasn’t notified about the proposed drastic turnabout (“County votes to relax process,” Wednesday). Only the industry miraculously was alerted.

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Hemp hearing: November 21st, 1pm

Planning Commission will discuss the Ag Commissioner’s proposals for hemp ordinance. Meeting Room at Permit Sonoma on Ventura Ave. December the Supervisors will vote. If you have comment they need to be in right away. Sonoma County Planning Commission STAFF REPORT DATE:November 21 , 2019 TIME: 1: 20pm STAFF: Tony Linegar, Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights & Measures Andrew

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