The period to apply for the Sonoma County Consolidated Debris Removal Program closed on Monday, November 13th, 2017.
If you have circumstances that prevented you from submitting your Right-of-Entry form by the deadline, please call 707-565-6700. Late Right-of-Entry form submissions will be considered on a case by case basis for inclusion in the Program.
Refer to the document below to learn about the types of debris that are eligible and not eligible for removal.
Right-of-Entry Permit Checklist for Property Owners
Sonoma County Environmental Health and the Public Works Department are working with CalOES and other federal and state partners in a program to facilitate safe removal and handling of burn debris and ash. To obtain this service a homeowner must complete the proper paperwork to allow these agencies to clean up their property.
Documents needed for submittal of the Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permit:
- Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permit form English / Spanish
- Government Issued ID
- Insurance Policy
- Declaration page
- Debris Removal Coverage page
- Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN)
- Signatures of All Owners, Trustees or Power of Attorney
- Trust or LLC Documents
- 1st page of Trust, LLC, etc.
- Signature Authorization page
- Power of Attorney signature page
- Any other relevant pages
Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permit Form
- Online: Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permit Form English / Spanish
- Visit the Environmental Health Office
625 5th Street
- Call: 707.565.6700
Home Owned by 1 or More People
All owners listed on the title of the home must:
- Sign the Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permit form.
- Show government issued ID.
Home Owned by a Trust, LLC or other Legal Entity
If a home is owned by a trust, LLC or other legal entity, please bring:
- The first page of the trust, LLC or other agreement.
- The Signature Authorization page.
- The Power of Attorney Signature page.
- Any other relevant pages.
All trustees or signatories must sign the Debris Removal Right-of-Entry Permit form.
If the home is insured please bring a copy of the homeowner’s insurance policy. Especially important are the declaration page and the debris removal coverage page.
A copy of your insurance policy is needed because it contains a section outlining your debris removal coverage. Per CalOES part of the right-of-entry and debris removal process includes securing insurance reimbursement for the agencies if any is available after a homeowner rebuilds.
Application Process is Subject to Change
The County is working diligently with agency partners to finalize this process. Additional requirements may be necessary at a later date to complete the right to enter application process.