The Planning Division is responsible for implementing City policies that direct the physical development of Rohnert Park. Planning serves as the point of entry for development proposals and provides assistance to architects, designers, developers, builders, and residents navigating the regulatory process.

The Planning Division is currently accepting all applications via email. City staff may also require applicants to mail hard copy versions of documents for certain entitlements and applications. The Planning Division will coordinate reviews by outside referral agencies as well as other departments, such as Fire, Building and Engineering.

Please email your application to and staff will be in touch with you to collect payment. Please see our Permits, Forms & Fees page to obtain the appropriate forms, including our application. Entitlement applications may be processed remotely. Please direct any questions to our general Planning line at (707) 588-2231 or email us at - we will assist you as soon as possible.

Temporary Permitting for Outdoor Business Service Expansions due to COVID-19

Click here for a guide to apply for a temporary use permit for outdoor dining expansions for restaurants, cafes, bars, and similar places of public accommodation offering food, beverages, or alcohol beverages on-premises consumption, or for other business services, due to COVID-19.