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Planning and Building

 
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MV2040 Thumbnail The Mill Valley 2040 General Plan was adopted October 2013.  Currently, the City is in the process of implementing various programs established in the MV2040 General Plan, including those related to the 2009-2014 Housing Element.  For more information on upcoming meetings, see the General Plan project page.
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The mission of the Department of Planning and Building is to provide staff services to the City Council and Planning Commission related to the implementation of the City's General Plan. This department oversees the development and implementation of planning and land use policies and regulations in Mill Valley as well as the enforcement of City ordinances that govern the development and use of property within the community.

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News
Zoning and Design Guideline Advisory Committee (ZDAC) Meeting
In light of the world series schedule and potential conflicts/poor turn-out, the Zoning and Design Guideline Advisory Committee (ZDAC) meeting
Tell Us Your Thoughts About Neighborhood Design
The City is in the process of developing "Design Guidelines" for multi-family development. Help us understand what appeals to you.
Zoning and Design Guideline Advisory Committee Meeting
Join us at the ZDAC meeting on Tuesday, October 21 to discuss multi-family and mixed use development standards and design guidelines.
City of Mill Valley Announces Appointment of New Director of Planning and Building
City Manager Jim McCann announced that Vincent Smith has joined the City of Mill Valley as Director of Planning and Building.
City Hosts Sept. 8 Joint City Council/Planning Commission Workshop
A discussion of policies and ideas to implement goals of the MV2040 General Plan Housing Element.

Events
10/21/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10/28/2014 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11/11/2014 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11/12/2014 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
11/18/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Last updated: 8/18/2014 9:52:07 AM