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Application forms and Handouts

All entitlements administered by the Planning Division require completed application forms and checklists. If you have questions on how to fill out applications or what materials are required, contact the Planning Division. The application types below are organized alphabetically by type with all required forms provided under each type.

common forms


General Application
Cost Recovery Form
Development Impact Fees
Environmental Impact Questionnaire
Fee Schedule
(effective July 1, 2019)


Alphabetical List


Address Change
Application Form


Building Height Calculation


Conditional Use Permit
Application Checklist & Information Handout


Fence Permit
Application Form
Handout on Zoning Information

General Plan Amendment

Application Checklist

Heritage or Landmark Tree

Nomination Form
Deed Restriction


Home Occupation Permit

Application Form


Lot Line Adjustment/Merger
Application Checklist

Parcel and Subdivision Maps

Application Checklist


Short-Term Vacation Rental Permit
Application Form
Business Tax Application
Business Tax Application Instructions
Transit Occupancy Tax Application


Sign Permit
Sign Checklist and Inventory


Site Plan and Architectural Review
Application Checklist
Appendix A - Parking Standards
Appendix B - Trash Enclosures Standards
Appendix C - Landscape Design Standards


Specific Plan/Zoning Amendment
Application Checklist

Telecommunication Facilities

Application Checklist
Information Handout
Information Handout – Appendix A
Providers Registration Form
Removal Agreement


Application Checklist


Zoning Permit (Temporary Use Permit)

Application Form

Contact Information

11 English St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone: 707.778.4301
fax: 707.778.4498

phone: 707.778.4301

Hours: 8am - 4pm
Monday through Thursday – Closed every Friday

phone: 707.778.4470

Hours: 8am - 5pm
Mondays through Thursdays, Closed Fridays

Contact a Planner

Planning Commission Meetings