No, there is no tax increase anticipated for beyond funding already allocated for fire services. What does occur is a more efficient and effective service with no additional costs.
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Yes, your fire station will remain staffed with at least three professional and qualified firefighter 24/7
The Southern Mairn Fire Protection District Board is elected at large from within the district boundaries. Mill Valley will be added to that election process.
Our consolidated fire department is safer for us, safer for you and provides strong governance.
Sausalito, Mill Valley, Alto, Strawberry, Tam Valley, Homestead, East Tiburon
Likely the full process will be complete the Spring of 2023 and likely start July 1, 2023
Go to the Emergency Preparedness page for emergency preparedness information.
Yes, the City requires you to trim or cut down trees that pose a danger of falling or obstruct the vision of motorists. Shrubs which boarder a yard along a sidewalk should also be kept clear from obstructing vehicular traffic or encroaching onto a sidewalk. Trim overgrown grass and vegetation or remove the grass and clippings from your property. Clear brush, weeds and dry grass from 30 to 100 feet around your home. The Mill Valley Fire Department can help you determine the exact distance based on slope, wind, neighborhood density, house construction, etc.
If the tree is within the city limits of Mill Valley and is on City property you should contact the Mill Valley Parks and Recreation department at 415-383-1370 with the location of the tree or limbs.
If the tree is within city limits and is blocking a public right-of-way or roadway contact the Mill Valley Parks and Recreation department at 415-383-1370 (Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm) and after hours call the Mill Valley Police Department at 415-389-4100 with the location of the tree or limbs.
If the tree is on private property and has fallen onto private property contact the property owner.
If the tree is touching electrical wires contact PG&E 800-743-500 or the Mill Valley Fire Department at 415-389-4130.
If the tree is outside of the city limits, but is on county property contact County of Marin Public Works at 415-499-7877.
Tree maintenance is the responsibility of the Parks Department, call them at 415 388-4242.
Mill Valley Fire Station 6 is located at Mill Valley City Hall:26 Corte Madera AvenueMill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-389-4130Fax: 415-389-4160
Mill Valley Fire Station 7 is located at the Public Safety Building:1 Hamilton DriveMill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-389-4130Fax: 415-389-4186
Insurance Services Office (ISO) is an independent organization that serves insurance companies, fire departments, insurance regulators and others by providing information about risk. ISO collects information about municipal fire-protection efforts and assigns a Public Protection Classification - a number from 1 through 10. Class 1 represents exemplary fire protection and a Class 10 indicates the fire suppression program does not meet minimum criteria. The City of Mill Valley is a Class 3.
Find CERT information on the Mill Valley CERT page, or call 415-380-1100.
Contact the Fire Department at 415-389-4130.
Information on becoming a volunteer firefighter can be obtained by calling Mill Valley Fire Station 7 at 415-389-4130.
Information on upcoming CPR classes can be obtained by calling Mill Valley Parks and Recreation at 415-383-1370 or by downloading the Adult and Teen Activity Guide on the Recreation website.