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Sonoma County residents can now weigh in on the county’s proposed housing plan.

In accordance with the state’s “Housing Element Law,” the county’s planning and permitting department is seeking public comment on the update until Dec. 4, according to a release from the department.

The county is required to update its housing plan, known as a housing element, every eight years.

“Permit Sonoma examines all the policies, market conditions, and other forces that affect housing development and develops plans to guide the construction of enough homes for everyone in the community, regardless of income,” the statement from the department said.

Virtual reviews are scheduled for Nov. 15 for supervisor District 5, Nov. 16 for District 4.

In-person reviews of the plan are scheduled for Nov. 30 at the Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission meeting, and at the Nov. 17 Planning Commission meeting.

Visit Permit Sonoma to view the draft housing element and sign up for the virtual sessions.

Written comments can be emailed or mailed to Permit Sonoma, Attn: Eric Gage, 2550 Ventura Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95403.