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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.
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.

Housing Element Fact Sheet
What is the Housing Element and why is it being updated?
Draft 2015-2023 Housing Element Heads to City Council APRIL 20
The Housing Element establishes policies on issues such as affordable housing, sustainability, and mixed-used and multi-family design guidelines.
Save the Date: Mill Valley Community Meeting
Please join the City Council for a Community Meeting to get an update on current City initiatives.
Notice of Upcoming Construction of a 16 Unit Residential Project and Tree Removal at 542-548 Miller Avenue
The City of Mill Valley would like to announce the preparation of a property on Miller Avenue for the construction of a 16 unit residential project.
Marin Climate & Energy Partnership Launches Sustainability Tracker
Check out the new interactive tool illustrating Mill Valley's progress in reducing emissions and increasing sustainable practices

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