Community Development Agency

Community Development Agency

The Community Development Agency is dedicated to promoting, protecting,
and advancing healthy, safe, and equitable communities.


Effective June 8, 2020, the Development Services Center will be open for service by appointment only. Walk-in service will not be available.

Note: Enforcement of safety protocols such as physical distancing and face coverings will be in place for all customers and employees entering our public facility.

To schedule an appointment, please contact us by phone or email at:

Building & Safety: (415) 473-6550
Planning: (415) 473-6269
Code Compliance: (415) 473-6269
Environmental Health Services: (415) 473-6907

At this time, our priority is to protect public health and safety, including responding to unsafe construction, food-borne illnesses, sewage spills, etc. Please call or email us for all inquiries.

CDA is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and advancing healthy, safe, and equitable communities.

Explore Building and Safety

Building & Safety

Ensures that buildings are constructed safely by reviewing Building Permit applications and inspecting construction projects.

Explore Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Services

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.

California Hills


Promotes sustainability by regulating land use and real estate development.

Explore Sustainability


Runs the green building, green business, energy efficiency, solar energy, and climate protection programs.

Explore Environmental Review

Environmental Review

Oversees and coordinates the environmental review for all County agencies and departments.

Explore Housing


Manages Marin County's affordable housing activities and works to remove barriers to the creation of new affordable housing.

Explore Federal Grants

Federal Grants

Supports housing, community facilities, and human service projects serving low-income residents.

Explore Mapping


Creates digital maps tied to databases and analyzes geographic information.

Explore Code Enforcement

Code Compliance

Investigates complaints and resolves violations of planning, building and environmental health codes.