The user may find documents typically found in a building file including building permits, energy forms, supplemental documents, etc. Building plans are only office accessible and the user will need to come into the Building Department to view them.
Electronic Document Retrieval
Department of Planning, Building & Environmental Services
You can review documents from Building, Planning, Engineering, Well and Onsite Wastewater Treatment, Conservation, Code Enforcement, Consumer Protection, Pollution Prevention-CUPA, Local Oversight Program, Medical Waste, Body Art, Monitoring Wells/Soil Borings, and Inspection Reports.
- For best results, please read the following information prior to performing your search:
- We are in the process of digitizing our records and the results displayed may not be the complete record. If you believe there are additional documents related to your search, please call 707-253-4417 for assistance.
- Complaints, some maps, and other documents may be confidential and will not be displayed. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please call 707-253-4417 for assistance.
- Intellectual property (IP) will not be displayed. IP is considered to be intangible rights protecting the products of human intelligence and creation. These items include, but are not limited to: Drawings stamped by a professional, calculations, copyright, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights, trade dress, trade secrets, etc. Said items cannot be reproduced without legal consent. Some IP may be viewed at our office.
Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN)
Don’t know your APN? View the Assessor Parcel Data page.
Search Tip: It is best to only use the APN or street number for search criteria. If the street name is used, place an asterisk (*) after the name.
The user will find documents typically found in a planning file are accessible including application materials, CEQA documents, conditions of approval, staff reports, etc.
No documents are available online.
The user will find well and septic permits, site evaluation reports, as-built drawings and plans for wastewater systems, general correspondence regarding well and septic systems, and violation letters. The user will not find well logs.
The user will find non-confidential documents related to public swimming pools, small public water systems, food facilities (restaurants, food trucks, B&Bs), labor camps and mobile home parks in the unincorporated county.
The user will find Unified Program documents (Hazardous Materials Business Plan, Hazardous Waste, Underground/Aboveground Storage Tanks, and CA Accidental Release Prevention Program) and stormwater documents. The search also returns documents related to spills or releases of hazardous materials.
The user will find documents related to leaking underground storage tanks. Users should also utilize the state’s database: Geotracker Waterboard
The user will find documents regarding medical waste and body art facilities.
The user may find geotechnical, monitoring well, and soil boring permits.
The user will find inspection reports completed after July 1, 2009 for all programs may be found using the Document Type "Inspection Reports". Inspection reports completed prior to July 1, 2009 and all other documents regardless of date may be found using the other Document Types related to the specific facility or residence search.
CalEPA identified an initial set of five data sources that may be accessed at:CalEPA.gov
- CERS – The California Environmental Reporting System was developed by CalEPA to support the reporting of information by regulated businesses and Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPAs) pertaining to hazardous materials and hazardous waste throughout the state.
- EnviroStor – Developed for the Department of Toxic Substances Control, this database contains information pertaining to state and federally listed cleanup sites, along with hazardous waste permitted and corrective action facilities.
- GeoTracker – Developed for the State Water Resources Control Board, this database contains information about impacted groundwater sites within the state, such as leaking underground storage tanks, cleanup sites, and permitted facilities such as landfills and operating underground storage tanks facilities.
- CIWQS – The California Integrated Water Quality System (CIWQS) was developed by the State Water Board to manage permitting, compliance and enforcement activities related to sites which discharge to surface water (or otherwise affect surface water quality) throughout the state.
- TRI – The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a federal database that contains detailed information on nearly 650 chemicals and chemical categories that over 1,600 industrial and other facilities in the state manage through disposal or other releases, recycling, energy recovery, or treatment. The data are collected from these facilities by US EPA. The collected data is exchanged to CalEPA and updated automatically through the CalEPA exchange node.