The Housing Element is one of the seven required elements (or chapters) of the City's General Plan. Because housing affordability and availability is a critical issue with statewide implications, State law requires Housing Elements to be updated on a regular basis.
The City of Mill Valley is currently part of an 8-year update cycle (2023-2031) and is working to update the Housing Element. The Housing Element Update must be reviewed and certified by the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) by January 2023.
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The City welcomes your input and comments as part of the update process! See below for the series of workshops that will discuss housing needs, policies, sites, and land use plans to support housing opportunities for all income levels in the community during the 8-year planning cycle.
September 23, 2021: Workshop 1 (6:30-8:00pm)
Other forecasted workshop dates:November 10, 2021; February 16, 2022; and March 30, 2022
Public Outreach Plan (approved September 1, 2021)
The two primary General Plan goals will guide the Housing Element Update process, and are: