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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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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.
 

News
Building Department  Hours of Operation for September 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014
Please Note:The Building Department personnel will be attending required training September 8, 9, 10, and 11. Although contract inspectors
ZDAC Meetings will be held at City Hall-Council Chambers
The upcoming Zoning and Design Guideline Committee Meeting (ZDAC) has been moved to Mill Valley City Hall Council Chambers. All future ZDAC meetings
Bicycle Path and Tennis Courts Improvements to the Next Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting
The County of Marin Bicycle Project at Bayfront Park and Boyle Park Tennis Courts Renovation Project will be topics at the upcoming July 9 meeting.
Planning Commission Meeting Changes
Meetings will start at 6:30 pm and switch to Tuesdays starting in July.

Events
8/26/2014 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
9/8/2014 6:00 PM
9/9/2014 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
9/16/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
9/17/2014 5:30 PM
Last updated: 8/18/2014 9:52:07 AM