County of Sonoma

Sonoma County Dems issue resolution to protect trees.

California’s Redwood Trees Are Best in the World at Storing CO2…..”The County’s policies currently allow large land owners to bull doze oak woodlands without mitigation or meaningful environmental review.  Oaks are very good at sequestering carbon as are maples, firs, and many more.  From the period 2007 –  2013, approximately 950 acres of woodlands were […]

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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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Nov. 21, 1:20pm Hemp Hearing at Permit Sonoma

The County has set the date for the hemp growing resolution. Our ag commissioner wants hemp cul;tization to help “stabilize” farmers income. Please note that RR (Rural Residential) zoning prohibits but other zoning not so…. Comments MUST be received 10 days prior to the hearing to be included in the staff report. If you have

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HEMP Moratorium: Will supervisors support the Farm Bureau or the Ag Commissioner?

ACTION ALERT: The email below is from Laura W. who attended the hemp meeting yesterday and has some alarming news. Please read and please take the action before next Tuesday. She writes that the Farm Bureau is “all in” on this issue, the plan is to let the moratorium “sunset” in April of next year,

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Do you love your granny (flat)? Talk to us about it and we’ll pay you up to $350

Communications Manager Maggie Fleming , County of Sonoma Do you love your granny (flat)? Talk to us about it and we’ll pay you up to $350 As part of the County’s housing initiatives, we are seeking homeowners with an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) (converted garage, basement apartment, granny flat, backyard cottage, etc.) or tenants who live

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Got Climate Change? Mega gas station and car wash proposed on Hwy 116 and Stony Point

Proposed Sonoma County Water Coalition letter on the out of area, strip mall real estate developers who have proposed this on the site. Also disturbing…..local business owners who will loose their businesses and the FACT that fossil fuels are in decline, electric cars gaining in popularity.  This operation will be open 24/7 and includes a

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