Marin County Permits (California)

Search for Marin County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Marin County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Marin County permits. Clerks in Marin County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Marin County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Marin County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Marin County Clerk San Rafael CA 3501 Civic Center Drive 94903 415-473-7215

Mill Valley City Clerk Mill Valley CA 26 Corte Madera Avenue 94941 415-388-4033

Novato City Clerk Novato CA 75 Rowland Way 94945 415-899-8280

San Rafael City Clerk San Rafael CA 1400 5th Avenue 94901 415-485-3070


A Marin County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Marin County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Marin County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Corte Madera Town Hall Corte Madera CA 300 Tamalpais Drive 94925 415-927-6725

Fairfax Town Hall Fairfax CA 142 Bolinas Rd 94930 415-453-1584

Larkspur City Hall Larkspur CA 400 Magnolia Avenue 94939 415-927-5110

Mill Valley City Hall Mill Valley CA 26 Corte Madera Avenue 94941 415-388-4033

Novato City Hall Novato CA 75 Rowland Way 94945 415-897-4311

Ross Town Hall Ross CA 31 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard 94957 415-453-1453

San Anselmo Town Hall San Anselmo CA 525 San Anselmo Avenue 94960 415-258-4600

San Rafael City Hall San Rafael CA 1400 5th Ave 94901 415-485-3407

Sausalito City Hall Sausalito CA 420 Litho Street 94965 415-289-4100

Tiburon Town Hall Belvedere CA 1505 Tiburon Boulevard 94920 415-435-7373


A Marin County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Marin County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Marin County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Marin County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Corte Madera Zoning Corte Madera CA 300 Tamalpais Drive 94925 415-927-5064

Larkspur Permits Larkspur CA 400 Magnolia Avenue 94939 415-927-5038

San Anselmo Zoning San Anselmo CA 525 San Anselmo Avenue 94960 415-258-4616

San Rafael Permits San Rafael CA 1400 5th Avenue 94901 415-485-3365

San Rafael Planning and Zoning Department San Rafael CA 1400 5th Avenue 94901 415-485-3085

Sausalito Permits Sausalito CA 420 Litho Street 94965 415-289-4100

Tiburon Building Department Belvedere CA 1505 Tiburon Boulevard 94920 415-435-7378

Tiburon Planning and Zoning Department Belvedere CA 1505 Tiburon Boulevard 94920 415-435-7390