Planning & Building
The Mission of the Planning and Building Department is to deliver professional and responsive services to enhance the quality of life in our community.
The Planning and Building Department provides community planning development review and inspection services for residents of Mill Valley and the development community, and facilitates the permitting process in a manner that is consistent with City, State and federal standards.
Please note Planning and Building Department fees increased on July 1, 2023, based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, February 12-Month Percent Change.
Planning and Building Fees
The Planning and Building Department are processing applications online to provide faster and more convenient access to the planning and permitting process. However, we also under stand that sometimes a trip to City Hall to answer questions is easier than a phone call or e-mail so we are hosting counter hours for inquiries.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00am - Noon (Please sign in by 11:30am)
Code interpretations, resolving plan check comments, requested materials only. All applications and revisions must be submitted online, information regarding the Permitting Process (PDF) can be found on our website.
Planning applications may be submitted during public counter times, via drop box at the back entrance to City Hall, US mail, UPS, FedEX etc. To access Planning application materials, submittal requirements and supporting documentation, refer to Planning Division web page (LINK).
Planning & Building News
Minor site work will occur on the 1 Hamilton site on Friday, October 20, 2023, which requires the closure of the Hauke Park parking lot. Read on...
Treehouse MV has submitted a proposal to convert the former Bank of America building at 60 Throckmorton Ave. into a membership-based restaurant, bar and community meeting and event space. Read on...
Treehouse MV has submitted a proposal to convert the former Bank of America building at 60 Throckmorton Ave into a membership-based restaurant, bar and community meeting and event space. Read on...
Planners will return to Planning Commission on July 11th to seek further direction on comments made at the May 23rd meeting including roof form and height, the northern corner of the proposed building and exterior color. No formal action will be taken. Read on...
At their June 5, 2023* meeting, the Mill Valley City Council will consider a new, mandatory “Soft Story” Retrofit Program with an objective of protecting existing housing stock in the community. Read on...