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1. How do I get a copy of my plans?

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.

2. How do I know if I need a building permit?
3. What is required for my kitchen and/or bathroom remodel permit?
4. What is required for my retaining wall permit?
5. What is required for my Deck, Stairs, Guardrail, and/or Landing permit?
6. What is the fence height limit?
7. What are the approved hours for construction in the town?

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1. Does San Anselmo have any ordinances regarding leaf blower usage?

Starting January 1st, 2022, you can only use an electric-powered leaf blower in San Anselmo. The updated hours of operation are: 

  • Monday through Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (7:00 am to 5:00 pm for multi-unit and non-residential properties)
  • Saturday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sundays and Holidays - no leaf blowers use

 This ordinance is enforced by the Town's Code Enforcement & Police Department through verbal and/or written notices. Follow-up actions include warnings and fines of up to $500.

More information is available on our leaf blower webpage.

        
2. What are the hours of operation for Marin Sanitary Service?

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1. What is the impact of COVID-19 on the Town’s budget and services?
2. Why can’t the Town afford to provide a higher level of service, considering the wealth of the community and high home prices?
3. How much of the Town’s budget goes towards pensions, and what are the potential future impacts on the budget and services from growing pension obligations?
4. Measure M failed in November 2019, so what is next to finance some sort of renovation of Memorial Park? Is there any money available in our current budget?
5. What services does the Town share with neighboring cities and agencies? Are there additional options for sharing which could save the Town money and improve its level of service?
6. How much is spent on maintaining roads every year, and who pays for it?

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1. How do I know if I need a building permit?
2. How can I apply for a job with the Town of San Anselmo?
3. How do I get to the library?
4. I lost a parking ticket or have questions about a parking ticket. What do I do?
5. When do I need a fence permit?
6. How do I register for a recreation class, program or activity?
7. What are the rules around using leaf blowers in San Anselmo?

Leaf Blower Information

With the adoption of Ordinance #1157, as of January 1, 2022, the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers will no longer be allowed in San Anselmo. The Town has passed this ordinance due to concerns about the impacts of gas-powered leaf blowers on the environment, health, and noise pollution.

Allowed Hours of Operation

The hours of operation have been updated to be in line with other Marin County cities and towns. The new hours of operation are:

  • Monday through Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (7:00 am to 5:00 pm for multi-unit and non-residential properties)
  • Saturday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sundays and Holidays - no leaf blower use allowed

 This ordinance is enforced by the Town's Code Enforcement & Police Department through verbal and/or written notices. Follow-up actions include warnings and fines of up to $500.

More information is available on our leaf blower webpage.

        

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1. What is the Town of San Anselmo's hiring process?
2. How can I apply for a job with the Town of San Anselmo?
3. What kind of documentation is required for employment with the Town of San Anselmo?

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1. How do I get to the library?

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1. How do I get a copy of my plans?
2. What is my zoning district?
3. Where can I find the Town Municipal Code?
4. Where can I find information on pending or current planning applications or projects?
5. When is the next Planning Commission Meeting?
6. Can I have a second unit on my property?
7. Where can I report work without a permit?
8. How much can I add on to my house?
9. What is the fence height limit?
10. How can I find Planning Commission minutes?
11. How can I find Planning Commission decisions?

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1. I lost the parking ticket that I got. What do I do?
2. Where is the Police Department located?
3. Why can't I park my car on the street overnight?

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1. What do I need an encroachment permit for?
2. When do I need a fence permit?
3. How does the Town decide which streets are going to be paved?
4. Do I need a permit to cut a tree?
5. Am I responsible for the trees & sidewalks in front of my house?
6. When can I use my leaf blower?

Leaf Blower Information

With the adoption of Ordinance #1157, as of January 1, 2022, the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers will no longer be allowed in San Anselmo. The Town has passed this ordinance due to concerns about the impacts of gas-powered leaf blowers on the environment, health, and noise pollution.

Allowed Hours of Operation

The hours of operation have been updated to be in line with other Marin County cities and towns. The new hours of operation are:

  • Monday through Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (7:00 am to 5:00 pm for multi-unit and non-residential properties)
  • Saturday - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sundays and Holidays - no leaf blower use allowed

 This ordinance is enforced by the Town's Code Enforcement & Police Department through verbal and/or written notices. Follow-up actions include warnings and fines of up to $500.

More information is available on our leaf blower webpage.

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1. How do I register for a class, program or activity?
2. How do I reserve a picnic area?
3. How do I arrange a tour of the Parkside Preschool Program?
4. Where is your office located and what are your hours?
5. How do I gain access to the Tennis Courts?
6. Where is the Robson Harrington House?
7. Who do I contact for Lost & Found items?
8. Where do I find Adult Programs?
9. How do I register for your programs?
10. What are the rules for use for dogs at Town parks?