Building Resources

This collection of links contains useful information about building and safety and services available in the County of Marin.

Applicable Codes

This page contains links to the municipal codes applicable to land use in Marin County.

Building and Safety

The Building and Safety Division serves the public by enforcing State and County building codes and ordinances to ensure buildings are safe for occupancy. This is accomplished through issuance of building permits, plan review, and inspections.

Building Inspections

Information about the building inspection process and the way to schedule an inspection.

Building Requirements

Information for people interesting in building or adding on to structures in Marin County.

Corner Records

A directory of scanned images of property surveys done in the County of Marin. The surveys identify the corners of parcels within the county.

Countywide Oversight Board

Marin Countywide Successor Agency Oversight Board

Defensible Space

Information about creating and maintaining defensible space around your home.


This page gives links to Encroachment Permit information and an Encroachment Permit form.

Housing Authority

Housing Authority provides rental assistance through low-rent housing.

Land Use Permits

This contains permit applications and instructions for submitting your permit request.

Land Use Resources

This page gives links to a variety of land use-related resources.

Permits and Fees

Information about building permits and fees in Marin County.

Seismic Data

Seismic monitoring reports for the San Rafael Rock Quarry.