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Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permits

Posted on October 20, 2017

We have received a lot of questions about the Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permit forms that are being distributed at community meetings and posted on local government websites. We posted the form to provide property owners who already know that they want to opt in to the Cal OES/FEMA Sonoma County Complex Fire Debris Removal Program to begin the process. This Program is available now, at no cost to those who participate, and will be completed in compliance with all local, state and federal laws. You will not receive a bill for services. If you have specific debris removal insurance coverage as part of your policy, the Permit does require that those funds go toward the cost of the Program.

We understand that there are questions and concerns about how participation will impact your recovery process, and whether participation is the right thing for you and your family. We want to assure you that we are working on providing additional information to help you make this decision, and will conduct informational meetings about the Program. While you are deciding, please make sure you do not begin the debris removal process, which could impact your eligibility for the Program.

PLEASE NOTE: This is not a Re-Entry form, and does not grant access to properties still under evacuation order, nor is it a requirement for access to your property when evacuation orders are lifted.

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