Contact Us

Planning & Building Department

Mill Valley City Hall (Downstairs)
26 Corte Madera Avenue Mill Valley, CA 94941

Phone: (415) 388-4033
Fax: (415) 381-1736

Counter Hours
*Counter Hours have been suspended until further notice, while the Shelter at Home order from Marin HHS in in effect.*

To download a PDF of the Planning & Building Counter Hours, click here.

*City Hall is closed holidays and every other Friday. Click here for details.

** Over the Counter service is geared towards small, residential-only projects that can be plan checked in approximately 10-15 minutes, such as minor kitchen or bath renovations. The service is on a first come, first served basis with a sign-up sheet available when the department opens at 8:00 am. It is recommended that you bring the plans in during regular counter hours to discuss the scope of the project to determine if the project can be processed through over the counter permitting services.

Contact Information


Patrick Kelly
Director of Building & Planning
(415)388-4033 x4039

Building Division

Kathy Toohey            
Building Official
(415) 388-4033 x4814 
Bejhan Razi
Senior Building Inspector
(415) 388-4033 x4816
Building Inspector
(415) 388-4033

Athena Langdon
Permit Service Coordinator
(415) 388-4033 x4815

Susanna Handow
Permit Technician
(415) 384-4033 X4806

Becky Murray
Building Administrative Aide
(415) 388-4033 x4034

Planning Division

Danielle Staude
Senior Planner, Advanced Planning
415-388-4033 x 4812
Lisa Newman
Senior Planner
415-388-4033 x 4811
Steven Ross
Senior Planner
415-388-4033 x 4805 

Associate Planner
(415) 388-4033
Tauny Kasuya
Planning Administrative Aide
415-388-4033 x4809