The mission of the Community Development Agency is to protect public health and safety, preserve environmental quality, and plan sustainable, diverse communities.
Ensures that buildings are constructed safely by reviewing Building Permit applications and inspecting construction projects.
Protects the public from potential health and safety risks from septic systems and water wells as well as at food facilities, public swimming pools, body art facilities, medical waste and solid waste facilities.
Promotes sustainability by regulating land use and real estate development.
Runs the green building, green business, energy efficiency, solar energy, and climate protection programs.
Oversees and coordinates the environmental review for all County agencies and departments.
Manages Marin County's affordable housing activities and works to remove barriers to the creation of new affordable housing.
Supports housing, community facilities, and human service projects serving low-income residents.
Creates digital maps tied to databases and analyzes geographic information.
Investigates complaints and resolves violations of planning, building and environmental health codes.