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The Building Division inspects construction projects after the building permit has been issued. They review projects inside and out to make sure they are built according to the approved plans and building codes. The focus of this division is on protecting public health and safety.

Construction Documents

CF-6R Form (Installation Certificate)

Building Inspection Technical Bulletins

Residential Construction Manual

Selectron Interactive Voice System for Inspection Scheduling (PDF)

Wood Burning Handbook – California Air Resources Board (PDF)


Building Fees

Building Plan Check Response Times

EPA Certified Fireplace and Woodstove List

Frequently Asked Questions

Green Building


Policies and Procedures

USGS Geologic Hazards - Spectral Response Acceleration Maps

Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance


Document Accessibility Notice
Some of these documents are saved in Portable Document Format (PDF) or Microsoft Excel. We recommend you download Adobe® Reader®, a free software that allows you view and print PDF files. For Excel Spreadsheets, download Microsoft® Excel® Viewer or (Calc spreadsheet viewer).

For accessibility assistance with these documents, please contact Permit Sonoma (PRMD), Sonoma County at (707) 565-1900.
Although every effort is made to provide complete and accurate information on this website, users are advised to contact appropriate Permit Sonoma staff before making project decisions. This may involve contacting more than one section within Permit Sonoma(e.g. Building, Plan Check, Zoning, Well & Septic, etc.) since each section implements specific codes or ordinances which may affect your project.
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