Visiting Rules


  • If your inmate has disciplinary action in effect resulting in the loss of visiting - it is the inmates responsibility to notify you! If you arrive to visit an inmate who has lost their visiting privileges you will not be allowed to visit.
  • Persons currently on Parole or Probation will NOT be allowed to visit.
  • All visits are ½ (one-half) hour long and start on the hour and half-hour, ending at the posted time. See Visiting Hours for more information.
  • Inmates and visitors are allowed only one visit per visiting day.
  • It is the responsibility of all visitors to know, understand and obey all the jail rules.

All Housing Units

are allowed two (2) visitors. Children four (4) years of age and older are counted as a visitor. Children under the age of four (4) years will not be counted as a visitor but must be held on the lap of an adult and be under control at all times. Visits for these housing units are non-contact (through glass).

Housing Unit B or Booking

Visitors must call at least 24 hours in advance (707-262-4240 x 6) Monday – Friday 8:00am -3:30pm to reserve a time for visiting. Visits for these housing units are non-contact (through glass).

Split Visits

Split Visits will NOT be permitted for all housing units. 


Minor children are to be supervised and controlled at all times. Minors MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Registration / Identification

All visitors must register at the reception desk prior to entering any visiting room. Visitors may not sign in for anyone other than themselves. ALL adult visitors MUST provide a VALID, U.S. GOVERNMENT-issued picture identification (i.e. driver’s license, U.S. Government I.D. card, Military I.D., U.S. Passport, etc.), when registering. 

Temporary permits, expired driver’s licenses, cash checking cards, credit cards, etc., are not acceptable as means of identification. 


Visitors and inmates will conduct themselves appropriately at all times, or the visit will be terminated.  Any visitor who is intoxicated or acting up will not be permitted to visit.  Any visitor who brings or attempts to bring any item of contraband into the jail WILL be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Dress Code

All visitors including children and infants are to conform to a dress code; this includes wearing shoes, shirt and undergarments. Any attire that exposes the body to the degree that it violates appropriate dress for a public facility will not be permitted. The visiting staff will determine what appropriate visiting dress is. The staff’s decisions are final. Visitors who are refused a visit will have the opportunity to leave the facility in order to change clothing and return for a later visit. 

Additional guidelines include but are not limited to:

  • No short shorts or short skirts (no shorter than two (2) inches above the knee)
  • Skirts with high slits
  • Tank tops
  • Halter tops
  • Tube tops
  • Tight tops
  • Other tops which allow cleavage to show
  • Bare midriffs
  • See-through clothing
  • Coats
  • Jackets
  • Hooded sweatshirts
  • Hooded exercise jackets
  • Hats or headwear of any kind (with the exception of religious custom, as demonstrated in a valid photo ID)

Persons wearing clothing that refer to gang affiliation, display sexual or lewd comments/pictures, or have the potential for being offensive to others will be refused a visit.

Visiting Room

If you leave the visiting room for any reason, during your visit, your visit will be considered terminated.

Personal Items

Visitors cannot take ANYTHING into the visiting room with them except for a single car key.  

Handbags, coats, backpacks, hats, cameras, cell phones, sunglasses and electronic devices etc. may be secured in a locker in the reception area (use at your own risk).   Lockers cost $.25 cents to use. The Lockers only take quarters and we do not make change.  If you don’t have to bring it in, please leave it at home or secured in your car.  Visiting staff will NOT be responsible for your items. 

Inmate Funds

All money for inmates can be done on line at or at the kiosk (which takes cash and credit cards) located in the Booking Lobby which is open 24/7. WE NO LONGER TAKE CASHIER CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS.

Unauthorized Entry

Anyone who has been convicted of a felony and having served time in a state correctional facility is prohibited from entering the grounds and/or buildings of this facility for any reason.  Anyone doing so is guilty of a felony per Penal Code 4571.  Anyone that has been released from the Hill Road Jail less than 90 days will NOT be allowed to visit.