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Permit Sonoma Fee Schedules

Effective July 1, 2016 (unless otherwise noted)
Fee Type Examples

Affordable Housing Fees

Effective January 1, 2017

Residential Development Affordable Housing
Workforce Housing Land Use (Non-Residential)

Building Construction Fees (1)

Building Permit Fee Schedule
Other Building Permit and Inspection Fees
Building Inspection Valuation and Fee Schedule
Electrical Permit Fees
Mechanical Permit Fees
Plumbing Permit Fees
County Fire Marshal Review
Fire Safe Standards Inspection
FSS Plancheck PRMD
Alquist Priolo Fault Trace Investigation Review Fees

Code Enforcement Violation Penalty Fees

Fees for violations of building, zoning, and public health codes

Customer Service Fees (7)

Pre-Application Conferences
Road Name Change Applications
Staff Hourly Rates

Encroachment and Transportation Fees (4)

Underground Facilities
Roadway Facilities and Entrances
Special Events
Time Extensions and Penalties

Estimated Permit Fees

Effective January 1, 2017

Estimated Permit Fees

Grading Permit Fees (2)

Grading Plan Review Feees
Grading Permit Fees
Storm Water Pollution Prevention (NPDES) Fees

Project Review Fees (5)

Administrative Certificate of Compliance
Agricultural and Timber Preserves
Certificate of Modification
Coastal Permit - no Hearing
Coastal Permit - with Hearing
Conditional Certificate of Compliance
Design Review - no Hearing
Design Review - with Hearing
Dwelling Unit Allotments
Lot Line Adjustment - Major
Lot Line Adjustment - Minor
Major Subdivision
Minor Subdivision
Ordinance Determinations and Interpretations
Plan Amendments - General
Plan Amendments - Specific
Site Inspections
Topographical Maps
Use Permits
Variance Permits
Voluntary Merger
Zone Change
Zoning Permits that Require Posting
Zoning Permits with Environmental Review
Zoning Permits without Design Review or Posting

Storm Water Fees (9)
(formerly Drainage - Engineering Review)


Storm Water

Flood Zone

Surveyor & Land Development Fees (8)

County Surveyor/Land Development Fees

Water & Sewer Fees (3)

Plancheck Fees
Inspection Fees

Well & Septic Fees (6)

Liquid Waste Disposal
Water Wells

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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