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Planning and Building

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MV2040 Thumbnail Visit the Mill Valley 2040 - General Plan Update website for Meeting and Event information, FAQs, Documents and Links and a Virtual Community Meeting Space.
Please click here if you are planning on starting a new business in Mill Valley.
Do you live within Mill Valley City limits?  Some Mill Valley addresses (such as those in Strawberry, Tam Valley, Homestead, Almonte and Alto) are in unincorporated portions of Marin County where Mill Valley's zoning ordinances don't apply. Check your street address here to find out.

Go to MarinMap to easily access and view geographic information (GIS) such as property locations; building footprints; aerial photos; FEMA flood zones, General Plan Zoning; and soil and geology

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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Mediation thumbnailLooking for Mediation Services? The City of Mill Valley participates in the County of Marin Mediation Services Program to offer mediation services to residents of the City of Mill Valley. Click here to learn more.

Please Join Us for a Community Meeting
Please join the Mill Valley City Council and City staff for a Community Meeting and an update on current City initiatives and events.
Proposed Project for 500 Miller Avenue
A Study Session will be held by the Planning Commission on Monday, April 14 at 7:00 pm.
Earth Awareness Month in Mill Valley
Join the City in Celebrating Earth Awareness Month! Download your free guide to sustainability-related events in Marin for the month of April.
City of Mill Valley Appoints Interim Director of Planning and Building
City Manager Jim McCann has appointed Vincent Smith as Interim Director of Planning and Building for the City of Mill Valley.
FEMA Floodplain Map
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has published a revised floodplain map which is effective as of Monday, March 17, 2014

4/28/2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5/1/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5/12/2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5/27/2014 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Last updated: 4/1/2014 8:57:58 AM