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Posted on: February 8, 2024

City Council Approval Sets the Path for Building Affordable Housing at 1 Hamilton

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At their meeting on Monday, February 5, 2024, the Mill Valley City Council took a significant step in addressing the need for affordable housing by approving the 1 Hamilton Affordable Housing project, marking the first 100% affordable housing development ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Housing Updates - January 2024

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January 19, 2024

Housing Element: The State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has certified the City's Housing Element. A big thank you to the Mill Valley Community for helping create a vision to house our existing and...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Mill Valley Housing Element Approved by Housing and Community Development

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After a comprehensive two-year public engagement process that included 12 public meetings, several community workshops, and online surveys, the City of Mill Valley's Housing Element has been approved by the State of California's Department of Housing and ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: December 19, 2023

Mill Valley Hazard Mitigation Plan Available for Review

Mill Valley has been working with other Marin County jurisdictions to update Marin County’s Multijurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.  This plan, which is updated every five years, assesses natural hazard risks and identifies and prio...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: November 7, 2023

60 Throckmorton City Council Appeal Hearing: November 20, 2023 5:30PM

On October 24, 2023 the Planning Commission approved an application from Treehouse MV to convert the former Bank of America building at 60 Throckmorton Ave (corner of Corte Madera Avenue), into a membership-based restaurant, bar and community meeting and ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: November 2, 2023

Housing Element and 1 Hamilton Update

2023-2031 Housing Element Update. The revised Housing Element adopted by City Council on October 16, 2023 has been submitted to the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).  Staff anticipates receiving feedback on the revision...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 17, 2023

Hauke Parking Lot: No parking on Friday October 20th

Hauke Park Parking Lot - A parking lot with some cars, green trees, a sidewalk and a hill

Minor site work will occur on the 1 Hamilton site on Friday, October 20, 2023, which requires the closure of the Hauke Park parking lot. This work is being conducted as part of the environmental review for the proposed housing project at 1 Hamilton (45-af...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 17, 2023

City Council adopts Revisions to the General Plan

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On October 16, 2023, City Council adopted revisions to the 2023-2031 Housing Element, Land Use Element and Land Use Map to respond to subsequent comments received from the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) in July.  Writ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: October 5, 2023

60 Throckmorton Planning Commission Entitlement Hearing: October 24, 2023 6:30PM

Treehouse MV has submitted a proposal to convert the former Bank of America building at 60 Throckmorton Ave (corner of Corte Madera Avenue), into a membership-based restaurant, bar and community meeting and event space. The project is subject to Planning ...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: June 22, 2023

June 27 Planning Commission Meeting to Review New Downtown Project

60 Throckmorton Planning Commission Meeting: June 27, 2023 6:30 PM 

Treehouse MV has submitted a proposal to convert the former Bank of America building at 60 Throckmorton Ave (corner of Corte Madera Avenue), into a membership-based restaurant, ba...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: June 8, 2023

Housing Update: 1 Hamilton Drive Multifamily Housing Project

Housing Update: 1 Hamilton Drive Multifamily Housing Project

Project Overview & Update

On April 20, 2023, the City of Mill Valley, in partnership with EAH Housing, filed a development review application with the City’s Planning Division, which...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: April 24, 2023

City of Mill Valley to Consider Mandatory Retrofit Program

At their June 5, 2023* meeting, the Mill Valley City Council will consider a new, mandatory “Soft Story” Retrofit Program with an objective of protecting existing housing stock in the community. “Soft Story” structures are typically multi-story residentia...

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Planning & Building
Posted on: April 12, 2021

City of Mill Valley's Tree Ordinance

Trees

Did you know that a permit is required to cut down trees on your property? 

The removal of a single tree without a permit, could cost you $15,000 in fines and fees.

Trees contribute greatly to the identity, character, environmental health and natur...

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