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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Zoning Code Updates

Planning Commission to Review the Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance and Proposed New Ordinance to Address New State Legislation (SB9)

On October 12, 2021 Planning Commission will consider recommending that City Council adopt two resolutions to update the A...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Online Housing Survey: Housing Trends, Goals, and Opportunities

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The City has launched an online survey to collect additional input following the September 23, 2021 Housing workshop. City staff is interested in hearing from the Mill Valley community about housing goals, objectives and possible opportunities that the Ci...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Survey: What Do You Think About these Multi-Family and Mixed-Use Buildings in Marin?

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The City of Mill Valley is working jointly with other local cities, towns and the County of Marin to develop a toolkit that can be used by each local jurisdiction to customize and refine their Multi-Family and Mixed-Use Design and Development Standards. T...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Outdoor Dining: Streamlining the Permit Process

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The City of Mill Valley is simplifying the process to allow business owners to temporarily expand their operations outdoors into spaces adjacent to their place of business. The temporary outdoor dining and outdoor business activity program will allow loca...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Reopening Planning & Building Department Counter Services

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Reopening Planning and Building Department Counter Service

The Planning and Building Department has transitioned to processing applications online to provide faster and more convenient access to the planning and permitting process.  Howev...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: June 2, 2021

New Resale Process - Coming Soon

Starting Monday, June 14th the City of Mill Valley will no longer be performing in-person Residential Building Report (RBR) inspections. Instead our new RBR's will include the permit history file, permit numbers for permits that can be viewed onl...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: September 13, 2021

City Council to Discuss the Housing Element Work Plan

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At their September 1, 2021 meeting, the City Council will discuss the proposed Housing Element Work Plan, including the schedule and public outreach for the upcoming Housing Element Update. 

Read the Staff Report here.

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Planning & Building
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Richardson Terrace - 575 E Blithedale Avenue

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Proposed Project:

The City of Mill Valley Planning Division received a revised Design Review application for a mixed-use housing development project at 575 East Blithedale Avenue on April 2, 2021. The proposal, referred to as "Richardson Terrace,"...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: April 12, 2021

City of Mill Valley's Tree Ordinance

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Did you know that a permit is required to cut down trees on your property? 

The removal of a single tree without a permit, could cost you $15,000 in fines and fees.

Trees contribute greatly to the identity, character, environmental health and natur...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Medicinal Cannabis Delivery - Only Retailer Seeks Approval to Open in Unincorporated Mill Valley

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A medicinal cannabis delivery-only retailer has applied to open a new business in unincorporated Mill Valley, at 25 Evergreen Avenue. This location is two parcels away from the Whole Foods on Miller Avenue, just outside of Mill Valley City limits.&nbs...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Housing Advisory Committee Meeting #9

Housing Advisory Committee Meeting #9

The City of Mill Valley's Housing Advisory Committee will meet on May 25, 2021 (5:00-6:30pm) to discuss two "House Mill Valley" programs that foster new affordable housing in Mill Valley.

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Planning & Building
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Connecting Homeowners with Local Community Members

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In the month of March, Home Match made three matches in Mill Valley!  One of the Home Match is with a long-time Home Match participant, Elin. Elin has recently signed a living together Agreement with Peggy, a nurse who relocated to the City of Mi...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: May 5, 2021

City-Related User Fees

City of Mill Valley Comprehensive User Fees Study and City's Schedule of User Fees

The Mill Valley City Council with hold a virtual Public Hearing at 6:30 PM on May 17, 2021 to consider an update to the City's Comprehensive User Fees Stud...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Richardson Terrace - 575 E Blithedale Update

December 28, 2020

The City of Mill Valley Planning Division received a Design Review application for a mixed-use housing development project at 575 East Blithedale Avenue on December 17, 2020.  The proposal, referred to as “Richardson Te...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Historic Resources Inventory & Historic Context Statement - City Council Hearing

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The Mill Valley City Council will hold a virtual Public Hearing to consider the Planning Commissions recommendation to adopt the Mill Valley Final Draft Historic Resources Inventory (HRI) Survey Report and Historic Context Statement (HCS) prepared by Page...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: September 30, 2021

DEI Work Plan Update to Council July 8: Affordable Housing

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At their meeting on July 8, 2021, the City Council will receive a report and update from City staff on items in the Mill Valley Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Work Plan under the purview of the Planning and Building Department regarding Affordable...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: June 21, 2021

City Council to consider Affordable Housing project at 1 Hamilton Drive

On June 21, 2021 City Council will consider next steps towards building 100% affordable housing at 1 Hamilton Drive, a City-owned lot next to the City's Public Safety Building.
 
As part of the hearing, Council will review staff materials,...
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Planning & Building
Posted on: July 16, 2020

575 E. Blithedale / Richardson Terrace Preliminary Application

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On July 9, 2020, the City of Mill Valley Planning Division received a preliminary application for a mixed-use housing development project at 575 East Blithedale Avenue.  The proposal, referred to as “Richardson Terrace,” includes 25 resi...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Housing Element Update

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The City of Mill Valley is kicking off its Housing Element Update and invites you to to discuss housing opportunties for the Mill Valley community today and in the future. 

Register to attend the virtual online workshop on September 23rd from 6:30...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Climate Action Plan Update - Meeting 1

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The City is updating its Climate Action Plan. Join the conversation, learn more and provide input on how your household and the City can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions!

Register in advance for the CAP (Climate Action Plan) Update Meeting #1 via Zoom:

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Sustainability News
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Water Rebates

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With several months to go until it rains, water conservation remains critical in our daily routines. Marin Water offers rebates to residents who invest in water saving measures such as installing a hot water recirculating system, removing lawn grass, or p...

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Sustainability News