Construction & Permits

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

Access Appeals Board

A commission to resolve California accessibility matters involving issues arising under Title 24 California Code of Regulations

Applicable Codes

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

Bel Marin Keys Planning Advisory Board

The Advisory Board reviews referrals of all Planning projects in the Bel Marin Keys planning area for the Planning Department.

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 Board of Appeals

To resolve California building standards matters, and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors concerning amendments to the Marin County Code.

Building Inspections

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

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.

FEMA Flood Information and CRS Program

Public Works, Land Development Counter
Marin County Civic Center
3501 Civic Center Drive - Suite 308
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: (415) 473-3755
TTY: (415) 473-3232

Forms Information - Assessor - County of Marin

Standard Forms for the Assessor-Recorder's Office.

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.


The Planning Division of the Community Development Agency promotes sustainability by regulating land use and real estate development. We are primarily responsible for writing planning policies and codes, and reviewing applications for various development permits, use permits, and subdivisions in the unincorporated areas of Marin County, California.

Planning Commission

The Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on countywide and community plan elements and amendments, master plans, and rezonings.

Resources for Post-Construction Stormwater Requirements

Information for contractors and other individuals planning construction projects in Marin County.

San Rafael Airport MOU

This page gives information about the San Rafael Airport MOU.

San Rafael Rock Quarry

This page gives information about the San Rafael Rock Quarry.

Seismic Data

Seismic monitoring reports for the San Rafael Rock Quarry.

Sewer Districts

Information about the Murray Park and San Quentin Sewer Maintenance Districts.


Information about surveying services from Marin County's surveying team.

Uniform Construction Standards Index

This page gives links to pdf documents detailing the Uniform Construction Standards.