SonomaCountyRecovers: Official recovery information for Sonoma County fires
Sonoma County Recovers

Sonoma County Recovers

#WeAreSonomaCounty

Not sure where to start? Let us help

Welcome to the information site for recovery efforts related to the Sonoma County fires. This is an official page for the County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa and is a resource for all things concerning these unprecedented disasters that have affected our community.

Fire Remembrance Events

As the one-year anniversary of the October 2017 wildfires approaches, remembrance events are planned throughout Sonoma County. Please email info@sonomacountyrecovers.org to request that your event be included.

How to Get Recovery Updates

Subscribe to the Sonoma County Recovers e-Newsletter

Sign up for Alerts

The County of Sonoma strongly recommends subscribing to the following services:

SoCoAlert: Subscribe to receive urgent notifications about local emergencies by phone and/or text message. Powered by CodeRED.

Nixle: Text your zip code to 888777 or sign up online to receive email, text or voice messages with alerts and advisories from local law enforcement.

For more information, see how to stay informed during an emergency.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Debris Removal Information Line

The number for the USACE Debris Removal Information Line is 877-875-7681 . It is intended for residential property owners who have signed up for the government-sponsored debris removal program. Residential property owners who are registered for the program can also e-mail: USACESupportToSonoma@usace.army.mil

As of May 16, 2018, USACE is no longer accepting new debris removal complaints via its phone line and email. New debris removal complaints can be made to Sonoma County Recovers at 707-565-1222 or to info@sonomacountyrecovers.org

Over Excavation Issues

The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa in partnership with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) are addressing over excavation issues that occurred as a result of the government-sponsored debris removal program. For properties that are determined to be over excavated, the State’s contractor will return excess soil that should not have been removed. A local phone number has been set up to receive concerns from property owners who believe that too much soil was removed from their home sites.To report over excavation concerns, property owners can call the Sonoma County Recovers Information Line at (707) 565-1222 between 8a.m. and 5p.m., Monday – Friday, email info@sonomacountyrecovers.org; or visit the County Administrator’s Office located at 575 Administration Drive Suite 104A. Property owners must report concerns by May 31, 2018, to receive a site assessment.

For additional details on the over excavation program,  click here:

Debris Removal Right-of-Entry (ROE) Processing Center

The County of Sonoma is operating a Right-of-Entry Processing Center at the Department of Health Services building in downtown Santa Rosa. Environmental Health staff will be on hand to assist residents with filling out the alternative program paperwork. For information on the alternative program for City of Santa Rosa residents, please click here.

What: Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Processing Center

When: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Where: 625 5th Street, Santa Rosa, between Riley and Humboldt

Phone #: (707) 565-6700

Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs)

The Sonoma County Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are permanently closed. Those affected by the October wildfires can still reach FEMA by phone at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov and through the FEMA app.

Disaster assistance applicants who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time seven days a week until further notice.

Close window