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Posted on: August 8, 2018

City and County Market Viability Survey for Housing and Government Centers

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The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa are pleased to invite developers to respond to an Informational Survey and Questionnaire to determine the market viability of developing the City and County government centers. This development opportunity c...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

GO-Biz Now Accepting Applications for California Competes Tax Credits

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The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). There are $70 million in tax credits available during this application period for businesses that ar...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Shop Here, Park Free Program

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The City of Santa Rosa's Economic Development Division, downtown merchants, and the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber have teamed up to encourage people who will be in the downtown area for more an hour or more to park in one of our five...

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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.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

@SRBiz Guest Instagrammer

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Dear Santa Rosa business leaders:The City of Santa Rosa's Economic Development Division is seeking representatives of Santa Rosa businesses who'd like to be a "Guest Instagrammer" on our Santa Rosa Business account, instagram.c...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significa...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Developer Feedback Needed for Downtown Housing Development

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The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa are pleased to invite commercial developers to respond to an Informational Survey and Questionnaire to determine the market viability of developing the City and County government centers. This development op...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

November 2018 General Municipal Election Process

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The City of Santa Rosa’s city council candidate nomination period is currently open and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018. The Santa Rosa City Clerk issues and accepts for filing official nomination documents during regular busi...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

City in Running for Public Art Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies

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City of Santa Rosa Selected as a Finalist in the Running to Receive Up to $350,000 from Bloomberg Philanthropies in Funding for Public Art Project that Addresses Civic Issue

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

New Chief Building Official Appointed

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The City of Santa Rosa has announced that Jesse Oswald has been selected as the Chief Building Official for the City of Santa Rosa, starting, July 23, 2018.

Oswald was selected through a nationwide recruitment following the retirement of Mark Setterland, w...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

New Scuplture to be Installed on 5th Street

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The City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program is excited to announce the installation of the Meter Made Public Art Project on 5th Street in downtown Santa Rosa. “Tower” is a sculpture created by Dana Woodman/Built By BIG, LLC and will be l...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

Zero Waste Community Survey & Upcoming Public Workshops

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The City of Santa Rosa cares about being a sustainable community. With the help of community members, like you, we can create a plan for the future together. Please take this brief survey to help shape the City of Santa Rosa's Zero Waste Plan. Zero Waste ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Survey for Businesses & Employees Affected by October 2017 Wildfires

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In an effort to better understand the broad economic impacts of the 2017 October wildfires, the City of Santa Rosa is seeking participation in a survey from impacted Santa Rosa-based businesses and Santa Rosa resident...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Chief Financial Officer Appointed

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The City of Santa Rosa has appointed Chuck McBride to serve as the Chief Financial Officer, a role responsible for overseeing the city’s financial and accounting functions, including budgeting, accounting, purchasing and long-term planning. McBride will o...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Recovery in Parks, Open Spaces & Public Landscaping

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Recovery is underway in the City’s fire-impacted parks, open space and public landscaping. For answers to some frequently asked questions on issues related to these areas, please visit the FAQ section of the City’s Rebuild website and follow the options a...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged approximately 75 acres within 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage estimate is more than $40-million. The City’s mos...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Santa Rosa turns 150 this year!

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We are celebrating our past, our present and our future with activities and events throughout the year. The big celebration will be held on September 8 in Courthouse Square. Check out the website for information about the activities and the celebration. w...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

First Hour Free Parking

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On October 14, 2017 the Santa Rosa City Council approved rate reductions for two downtown garages. Beginning November 24, 2017, Garage 1 (521 7th St) and Garage 12 (555 1st St) will offer the first hour of parking free and then thereafter $0.50/hr.

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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.

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an attached or detache...

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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.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

First Hour Free Parking

On October 14, 2017 the Santa Rosa City Council approved rate reductions for two downtown garages. Beginning November 24, 2017, Garage 1 (521 7th St) and Garage 12 (555 1st St) will offer the first hour of parking free and then thereafter $0.50/hr.

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Low Wage Employee Parking Permit Approved

Effective September 1, 2017, a new discounted parking permit is available to low wage employees.  This permit provides affordable parking options for low wage employees working in downtown Santa Rosa.  The permit is available for $31/mon...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Santa Rosa and Sonoma County Asking for Developer Feedback

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The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa are pleased to invite developers to respond to an Informational Survey and Questionnaire to determine the market viability of developing the City and County government centers. This development opportunity c...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

GO-Biz Now Accepting Applications for California Competes Tax Credits

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The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). There are $70 million in tax credits available during this application period for businesses that ar...

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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.

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.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

@SRBiz Guest Instagrammer

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The City of Santa Rosa's Economic Development Division is seeking representatives of Santa Rosa businesses who'd like to be a "Guest Instagrammer" on our Santa Rosa Business account, instagram.com/SRBiz for a day.  The purpose of this p...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Rec & Parks Honored as "Best of Sonoma County"

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The Press Democrat has announced their 2018 award winners for their “Best of Sonoma County” awards and Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks has several honors!Thank you Sonoma County for casting your votes to honor your Santa Rosa City park...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Limited Parking at Howarth Park

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Notice of Limited Parking at Howarth ParkSeptember 10-14 & 17-18Access to parking at Howarth Park will be limited Monday through Friday, September 10-14 and September 17-18. The upper parking lot will be closed during daylight hours to support the saf...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Youth Scholarships Now Available for Fall 2018

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Fall swim scholarships are now available for youth ages 18 and under through the City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department. There is a limited supply, so get your applications in today!Please note: if you received any type of summer scholarship...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significa...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

The NEW Fall/Winter Activity Guide is here!

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Start planning your fall and winter adventures now! The pages of the new Activity Guide are bursting with ways to spice up your schedule with new activities for adults, exciting winter camps for youth, fun events suitable for all ages and more!

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged approximately 75 acres within 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage estimate is more than $40-million. The City’s mos...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Recovery in Parks, Open Spaces & Public Landscaping

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Recovery is underway in the City’s fire-impacted parks, open space and public landscaping. For answers to some frequently asked questions on issues related to these areas, please visit the FAQ section of the City’s Rebuild website and follow the options a...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

50th Anniversary Celebration of the Laguna Treatment Plant

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Join us for the 50th Anniversary Celebration Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant on Saturday, September 22, from 10am-2pm. This FREE event will feature hayride plant tours, walking tours, interactive booths with activities for kids of all ages, and a BBQ lu...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

WaterSmart Yard

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Click the link below you will find free weekly watering recommendations for your yard or garden. This information is also available through a recording at 707-543-3466.

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Free Landscape Design Templates

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The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership has developed eight scalable landscape design templates for the fire rebuild. These free front yard designs are scalable to fit landscaped areas up to 2,500 square feet, ready-to-permit, and in compliance with loc...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Water Quality Report

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Santa Rosa’s Water Quality Report is also known as a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), which is a key part of the public’s right-to-know as established in the 1996 Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA, section 1414(c)). Community water systems ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Post-Fire Water Quality Advisory

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Santa Rosa Water's Post-Fire Water Quality Investigation

On November 10, 2017, Santa Rosa Water issued a drinking water quality advisory for an isolated area of Fountaingrove when elevated levels of benzene were identified. To date, Santa Rosa Water has ta...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Storm Water Protection

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Map of Damaged Storm Drain InfrastructureView map of current underground damaged storm drain infrastructure here:  https://goo.gl/ic5zXq (6MB, map updated: 9am 11/14/17)

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Pathway Construction

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Pathway Upgrades at Galvin ParkTennis anyone? The pathway upgrade project scheduled for Galvin Community Park will provide improved access to a wider range of individuals. The asphalt and concrete pathways around Galvin Park tennis courts will be replaced...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Tell Us What You Think!

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What is the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Update?

The Master Plan Update 2018 is a critical tool in building a citywide transportation system that is bicycle and pedestrian friendly. The goal of the Plan Update is to encourage residents to bike and wa...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Monthly E-Newsletter

Out in the Field E-Newsletter

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Transportation and Public Works monthly e-newsletter, Out in the Field is a great way to stay connected to construction projects and activities happening in Santa Rosa. 

Every issue includes a Construction Bulletin wit...

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