The Marin County Community Development Agency stores and makes available project information and permit history that may be helpful for property owners, business owners, and others doing research or considering a project. Links are provided below to permit history related to the three main Divisions within the agency: Building and Safety, Environmental Health Services, and Planning. Please respect the fact that many of the documents prepared by private consultants, such as plans and technical studies, are protected by copyright, and cannot be used or reproduced without the express written consent of those who created the document. If you are not sure what kind of documents you should be looking for, please feel free to contact the appropriate permitting Division using our Contact Us page.
Search for past building permits by entering the Assessor’s parcel or address for a property. A variety of different types of plans and other information may be available, depending on the previous permits granted for a particular property.
Search for past permits and licenses by first choosing the type of document you are looking for, such as water well or septic permits, and then the Assessor’s parcel number or address. There are a variety of different types of documents that may be available, depending on the type of permits or licenses granted for the property.
Search past planning permits by entering the Assessor’s parcel or address for a property. Normally, the most valuable documents are all the “final decisions” and “exhibits” for those decisions, and you can tailor your search to find those using the drop down menu of “Planning Doc Types”. You can also search for various technical reports, such as biological assessments or geophysical studies, that relate to specific projects using the “Tech Report Type” drop down menu.