Marin County Building Permits (California)

Search for Marin County, CA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Marin County, CA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Marin County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Marin County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Marin County building permit. Marin County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Marin County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules 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


Town and City Halls in Marin County, CA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Marin County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Marin County, California. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Marin County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

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


Building Inspectors in Marin County, CA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Marin County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Marin County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Marin County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Marin County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Marin County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Marin County Building Inspector San Rafael CA 3501 Civic Center Drive 94903 415-499-6550

Sausalito Building Inspector Sausalito CA 420 Litho Street 94965 415-289-4100