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Process Improvement Action Plan

Process Improvement

Planning & Economic Development is calibrating its development process to meet the needs of the community.

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Housing For All

Housing For All

Santa Rosa has made significant progress in addressing city's ongoing housing challenges through action plan.

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Roseland Projects

Roseland Area Projects

Santa Rosa is working to annex approximiately 715 acres of unincorporated area.

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Park Pinic Reservations

Medical Cannabis

Council has reconvened subcommittee to review policies for medical cannabis.

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Planning and Economic Development provides a wide range of development services to the community, developing long range plans for the growth of Santa Rosa and reviewing development proposals for consistency with those plans.

Building Division
The Building Division reviews building permit applications for compliance with State and local building codes (structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and energy efficiency) and provides inspection services for all building related construction.

Engineering Division
The Engineering Division reviews street and utility improvement plans for compliance with applicable design standards and regulations. Our division also inspects project construction to assure conformance with approved grading, drainage and storm water management plans.

Planning Division
The Planning Division is responsible for both current and long range planning. The Development Review team provides information on land use, zoning and site development standards and processes applications for land use permits and land divisions. The Advance Planning team performs a variety of long range planning activities, including development and administration of the City's General Plan.

Economic Development Division
The Economic Development Division provides assistance with business needs such as starting or expanding a business, finding a site, or connecting with other City services; and administers a tourism marketing campaign called "Santa Rosa: Out There.  In the Middle of Everything."

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