Starting a business? Scope your project and estimate costs with our online permit tool, Open Counter.

Link to our guide for doing business in Petaluma. View online or request a printed copy.

petaluma maps

See where Petaluma is located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Infographics and reports that tell the “numbers” side of Petaluma’s story.

petaluma tip sheets

Business advice and career tips with a local slant.

Discover Petaluma with our interactive microsite, available on desktop and mobile devices.

Learn more about Petaluma through our info graphic poster.

SFBT Insert Cover



Read the feature story from the San Francisco Business Times.


Find Other Business Resources

Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce

The Petaluma Area Chamber of Commerce is an association of business and professionals working together with a commitment to support and improve a healthy business community in order to enhance the quality of life in the greater Petaluma area.

Economic Development Board (EDB)

The Sonoma County EDB  provides confidential, no-cost consulting services to businesses seeking to start, relocate, and grow in Sonoma County. Get demographic studies, salary analyses, workforce assistance, and more — all at no charge!

Petaluma Visitor Program

The Petaluma Visitors Program is dedicated to developing, promoting and maintaining Petaluma as a year-round tourism destination.

Sonoma County Food Industry Group

The Food Industry Group is a group of natural and specialty food manufacturers in the North Bay who collaborate to address industry issues as well as specific business challenges.