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Presale inspections are required prior to the sale or exchange of any residential building inside Mill Valley city limits

To schedule an inspection, it is necessary for you to complete the Residential Building Report and bring it to the Department of Planning and Building with a check in the amount of $310 for the first unit plus $80 for each additional unit. Checks should be made payable to City of Mill Valley. 

The Residential Building Report form may also be mailed with the applicable fee to 26 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley CA 94941. Please provide a telephone number where we may contact you to schedule an inspection. 
Provided below is a Residential Building Report in Adobe Acrobat PDF for you to download, print and complete for return to our offices.

Residential Building Report Form

REMEMBER: When you return your Residential Building Report to the Department of Planning and Building, complete only the top portion, which contains the following information...

  • Property Address
  • Seller Name and Address
  • Agent Name, Address, Phone and Fax

If you have questions, please give us a call at (415) 388-4033.

Do you live within Mill Valley city limits? That's important to know if you're seeking a Presale Inspection. Some Mill Valley addresses (such as those in Strawberry, Tam Valley, Homestead, Almonte and Alto) are actually in unincorporated portions of Marin County where Mill Valley's ordinances don't apply. Check your street address here to find out.