Posted on: March 28, 2017

Shop Here, Park Free Program

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Shop Here Park Free Program

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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Business News
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: November 16, 2017

Fountaingrove Drinking Water Advisory

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Link to News Release issued on November 10, 2017

On November 10, 2017, Santa Rosa Water issued a Do-Not-Drink and Do-Not-Boil advisory for 13 homes in the Fountaingrove area. This advisory went into effect after elevated levels of benzene were detected in ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Update 2018

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The City of Santa Rosa, in coordination with the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board are working on an exciting project to review and improve plans for additional bikeways, walkways, trails and pedestrian enhancements in the City, and we want to hear fr...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Roseland Creek Community Park Meeting Moved to Feb. 28

Roseland Creek Community Park

Neighbors in the Roseland area are getting closer to realizing their new community park. The draft concept plan for the project goes before the Board of Community Services on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 4pm at Finley Community Center (Cypress Room). P...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Time to Recognize Our Volunteer Heroes

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Nominations are now being accepted for Santa Rosa individuals, businesses and organizations deserving of recognition for their community volunteerism—leading to improved quality of life in Santa Rosa. This year, the Merit Awards Committee is ple...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Ride the new FREE ParkSMART Shuttle

ParkSMART shuttle

Ride the new ParkSMART Shuttle for commuting, shopping and visiting Santa Rosa.  Beginning on Wednesday, December 13, the new ParkSMART shuttle will connect the Downtown SMART station and Railroad Square to Downtown’s parking garages, s...

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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: September 26, 2017

SRJC Students Ride FREE on Any Line - Any Time

SRJC students ride free on CityBus

Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) students can now ride ANY bus line, ANY time for FREE on Santa Rosa CityBus, Peta­­luma Transit, and Sonoma County Transit. SRJC students simply show their validated SRJC CubCard to the bus driver when boarding a ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Unit

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: December 13, 2017

Parking Changes to Downtown and Railroad Square

To make parking easy and convenient through the downtown, the City is making changes to parking rates to free up spaces in the busiest, most desirable areas of downtown, and provide less expensive parking for people who are on a tight budget.

Effective Jan...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

ParkSMART Shuttle Service Announced

The City of Santa Rosa is excited to announce the ParkSMART shuttle service is slated to launch on Wednesday, December 13.  The shuttle service will offer convenient connections from the Downtown SMART station to within easy walking distance of p...

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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: January 30, 2018

Cannabis Regulations Now in Effect

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The City’s Comprehensive Cannabis Ordinance went into effect on January 19, 2018. The regulations address the locational and operational requirements for personal cannabis cultivation and commercial cannabis businesses, covering allowances for both medica...

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Planning & Economic Development
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Welcome Roseland Community Celebration

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On November 1, 2017, the Roseland neighborhood officially became part of the City of Santa Rosa. Let’s celebrate this historic milestone with Roseland!

You are invited to join us on January 20, 2018 from 12:00 – 4:00pm for the Welcome R...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Unit

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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Planning & Economic Development
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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Planning & Economic Development

Posted on: February 5, 2018

7th Annual St. Patrick's Day 5K - Lucky 7s for All!

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Lucky 7s paying off already! Our 7th annual St. Patrick's Day 5K beer sponsor is...HenHouse Brewing Company!Participants 21+ can enjoy a complimentary mug of this victory beverage, or a root beer from Whole Foods Market!Registration for this event is open...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Spring/Summer Activity Guide & Introducing PerfectMind!

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

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Hiring Now for Fun Summer Jobs

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Hundreds of seasonal staff to be hired in the next couple months!The City of Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Department is hiring over 300 seasonal employees for spring and summer jobs. Job positions are available in several areas of the department includ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Rumor Control: DeTurk Round Barn

DeTurk Round Barn

Rumor control ... some folks are confusing DeTurk Round Barn with the Fountaingrove Round Barn.Sadly, the Fountaingrove Round Barn was destroyed in the fires.The historic DeTurk Round Barn is still standing, and we are so grateful it was not damaged by th...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Review Plan for Roseland Creek Community Park

Roseland Creek Community Park

Neighbors in the Roseland area are getting closer to realizing their new community park. The draft concept plan for the project goes before the Board of Community Services on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 4pm at Finley Community Center (Cypress Room). P...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Apply Now to Perform at "Live at Juilliard"

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The Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks Department is seeking talent submissions for our 25th Annual Live at Juilliard Sunday Concert Series! There’s no better way to spend summer Sunday evenings than enjoying music, food and fun at Live at Juilliard! This ...

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Recreation & Parks
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Recognize Volunteer Heroes

2017 Merit Awards_Raizes Collective

Nominations are now being accepted for Santa Rosa individuals, businesses and organizations deserving of recognition for their community volunteerism—leading to improved quality of life in Santa Rosa. This year, the Merit Awards Committee is pleased to an...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Water Enews

Enews - News Flash

The January/February Water e-newsletter provides an update on water quality sampling in fire-impacted areas and throughout the City, recent watershed protection efforts in and around the burn areas, and a reminder about applying for water bill relief for ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Fountaingrove Drinking Water Advisory

Do not drink

Link to News Release issued on November 10, 2017

On November 10, 2017, Santa Rosa Water issued a Do-Not-Drink and Do-Not-Boil advisory for 13 homes in the Fountaingrove area. This advisory went into effect after elevated levels of benzene were detected in ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Water Bill Relief for Fire Protection

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Santa Rosa Water Bill Relief for Additional Water Used for Fire Protection

On December 7, 2017, the Board of Public Utilities approved Billing Adjustments for Fire Protection Water Use policy. The policy allows for a billing adjustment for properties that ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Storm Water Protection

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City of Santa Rosa - Compromised Underground Storm Drain Infrastructure

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: November 15, 2017

Free Sand and Sandbags Available

Sand Bags

SAND AND SANDBAGS ARE AVAILABLE FOR CITY RESIDENTS

Should you need to control rain run-off, sand is available for City residents at the City Municipal Services Center at 55 Stony Point Road. The yard is open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Materials are ava...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Water Quality FAQs

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FAQs

WATER QUALITY

Is our drinking water safe?

  • Your drinking water is safe. The water quality of municipal drinking water is continuously monitored and tested to ensure it meets or exceeds all state and federal drinking water standards.
  • The Sonoma County Wate...
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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Creek Stewardship Opportunities

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A partnership of Citizens, the City of Santa Rosa, and the Sonoma County Water Agency, the Creek Stewardship Program offers citizens who live, travel, and recreate along Santa Rosa's creeks the opportunity to protect and enhance the creeks they enjoy. An ...

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Creek Stewardship Volunteer Calendar Santa Rosa Water

Posted on: January 25, 2018

Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan Update 2018

The City of Santa Rosa, in coordination with the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board are working on an exciting project to review and improve plans for additional bikeways, walkways, trails and pedestrian enhancements in the City, and we want to hear fr...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

CIP #1817

Fulton Road Sidewalk Improvements

Fulton Road Sidewalk Improvements - College Avenue to Santa Rosa Creek Trail #1817

This project will provide sidewalk along the west side of Fulton Road from College Avenue to the existing driveway for the Santa Rosa Creek Trail.

The project will grade the ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

TPW Newsletter

Out in the Field Newsletter Link

Out in the Field - December 2017 issue The City of Santa Rosa Transportation and Public Works issues a monthly E-Newsletter providing YOU with project updates and department activity.   In this issue of Out in the Field:&nbs...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Sandbags Available

Sandbag Station

In order to help prevent damage from flooding, sand is available for City residents at the City Municipal Services Center at 55 Stony Point Road. The yard is open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week. Materials are available throughout the entire rain season, no...

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