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Welcome to the Department of Public Works. We hope we are able to provide information and answer any questions you may have about our department and services through these web pages. We invite your comments and encourage you to contact us.

Our Mission
The mission of the Department of Public Works is to manage, maintain and operate public facilities and public rights-of-way. Our primary responsibilities include engineering, development reviews, streets, storm drains, street lights, traffic signals, sewage collection and public buildings.

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City of Mill Valley
Department of Public Works
26 Corte Madera Ave
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Phone: (415) 384-4800
Fax: (415) 383-0107

Staff Directory

General InformationGeneral Information
City Limits
Current Projects
Frequently Asked Questions
Marin Maps
Mediation Services
Banners (East Blithedale and Plaza)

Construction and PermitsConstruction and Permits
Contractors: Bid Openings and Request for Proposals
Pre-Qualification Application
Public Works Fee Schedule
Security Bond Deposits

Downtown Gas Pipeline Replacement
Miller Avenue Streetscape Overview
Municipal Services Tax
Report a pothole or other problem
Report a Street Light or Traffic Signal Problem

Traffic and MobilityTraffic, Parking, and Mobility
Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan
Engineering and Traffic Survey Report
Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program
Downtown Parking Study
Report a Street Light or Traffic Signal Problem

Sewers and Waste ManagementSewers and Waste Management
Staff Report SASM Master Plan (MP) Draft 
Mill Valley Refuse Service
Report Mill Valley 5-year Sewer Capital Improvement Plan 2012-2016
SASM Recycled Water Feasibility Study
SASM Wastewater Treatment Plant
Sewer List 5-year CIP Plan 2012-2016
Sewer Rate Information
                                              Preliminary Sewer Service Fee 2015/16
                                              Sewer System Management Plan

Sewers and Waste ManagementWaterways, Creeks, and Flooding
2013 Draft Flood Study- Arroyo Corte Madera del Presidio
Creek pollution problems and information
Flooding Resources


Sewer System Management Plan SSMP update adopted by Council on February 4, 2013. Click here to go to the SSMP page.
Sanitary Sewer Overflow Response Plan Click here to go to the SSORP page.
Sewage Spill Reduction Action Plan

Click here for the October 2008 version.
Click here for the version updated in August 2009

Arroyo Corte Madera Del Presidio Flood Study Draft Flood Study
Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Update Advisory Committee To view the Mill Valley Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan that was adopted by City Council on April 19, 2009, please click here for Section 1 and here for Section 2 (Appendices).  For the Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Executive Summary, please click here.

Marin Map

The City of Mill Valley belongs to a consortium of public agencies called Marinmap, formed to share mapping data and enhance public access to information online. Using Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, it displays information such as boundaries for cities and special districts and parcel and street data. In the future, more and more information will be available via GIS. The Marinmap web address is The "Marinmap GIS Application" link takes you to a "Public Link," which generates countywide maps. 

Road/Lane Closures Week of October 5, 2015
Bayview, Bolsa, Buena Vista, Camino Alto, Cornwall, E. Blithedale, Elm, Florence, Glen, Hazel, Hillside, Janes, Keats, Lovell, Miller, Mirabel, Valley
City’s Traffic Task Force Digs into Illuminating Data, Focuses on Cross-Freeway Car Trips
Recap of the second meeting, on Sept. 15. The next meeting date will be announced soon.
Fall Leaf Clean-Up Reminders
Gas-powered leaf blowers are prohibited. Please dispose of leaves in your green bin.
Road/Lane Closures Week of September 28, 2015
Roads Impacted: Cornelia, Cornwall, Edgewood, Glen, Lomita, Miller, Sarah, Summit, Sycamore, Vista Linda, W. Blithedale
Traffic Advisory: Saturday, September 26th Free Admission to Muir Woods
In recognition of National Public Lands Day, Muir Woods National Monument will celebrate by offering free admission to Muir Woods.

10/15/2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11/19/2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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