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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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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.

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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
Multi-Family Residential and Mixed-Use Design Guidelines and Development Standards: Community Meeting Summary and Next Steps
The City held two very successful community meetings on July 8 and 15, 2015, which were attended by over 120 community members.
Join Us for a Community Meeting on Multi-Family and Mixed Use Zoning Standards
Join us July 8 at 7 pm or July 15 at 3 pm to learn more about the proposed changes.
Changes to Mill Valley Planning Department Application Process
The Mill Valley Planning Department is modifying its preparation of materials for Public Hearings. Staff Reports for applications will be released in
Important Information about RBR's
Due to a surge in Building and Residential sales activity, as of May 26, 2015 our Residential Resale Inspections (RBR’s) are currently booked out
Join us for our Annual Mill Valley Community Meeting
Please join the City Council for a Community Meeting to get an update on current City initiatives.

Events
7/28/2015 6:30 PM
8/11/2015 6:30 PM
8/19/2015 5:30 PM
8/25/2015 6:30 PM
9/8/2015 6:30 PM
Last updated: 7/23/2015 9:07:44 AM