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Most construction work requires a permit from the Building Department and permits are required to be posted on site. Sometimes Planning Department approval is also required. Begin by contacting the Building Department with the address of the property in question to find out if any permits have been issued for the address. The Building Department can contact the property owner and/or inspect from public places or, with permission, from adjacent sites to determine if work is taking place that requires a permit and stop work at the site, if appropriate.
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If you want a copy of plans on file with the Town you need to complete this affidavit, get it notarized, submit it to the Building Department and then they will reach out to the design professional to complete this form.
Zoning information is available online or email the Planning Department at email@example.com or call 415-258-4636.
The Code can be found online at: https://library.municode.com/ca/san_anselmo/codes/code_of_ordinances
If you know the address, you can search for the projects and building permits on the Town's etrakit website. You can browse a list of administrative and Planning Commission applications that have been submitted to the Planning Department on the Town's website.
The meetings are regularly scheduled for the first and third Mondays. Please check here for upcoming meeting packets.
The Town encourages development of Accessory Dwelling Units and residential parcels can usually have a second unit. Visit ADU Marin for general information. Or call or email the planning department, 415-258-4636 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Town has floor area ratio limits that apply based on property location (hillside area or flat lands) and lot size. You will need to have an accurate lot size and accurate calculation of your existing floor area. Call or email the Planning Department for the floor area ratio applicable to your site (415) 258-4617 email@example.com
It depends on the location of the property and the location of the fence on the site. See Zoning Code Minor Exceptions Table 4B. Please contact us with an address for more information:
View Planning Commission minutes since 2015 here.
Historic Planning Commission minutes are here.
The agendas, meeting documents, video and minutes for Planning Commission meetings are here.