County of Marin - News Releases - Planning Commission Opening

For Immediate Release
January 05, 2017

Planning Commission Has an Opening

Supervisors seek applicants who live in District 4

San Rafael, CA – The deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, January 27, to apply for a seat representing District 4 on the Marin County Planning Commission. Residents of West Marin, West Novato, San Geronimo, San Rafael Canal area, South San Rafael, Corte Madera, and Homestead Valley are invited to apply.

Appointed by the Marin County Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on all countywide and community plan elements and amendments, master plans, and rezonings. The commission has final authority (pending appeal to the Board of Supervisors) on subdivisions, design reviews, use permits, and other planning decisions appealed from planning staff actions. The commission also hears appeals of the findings of the Deputy Zoning Administrator and actions of the County's planning staff.

Apply online or learn more about the application process by calling the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at (415) 473-7331. You can also request an application by mail at: Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Suite 329, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael CA 94903, or by email at


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Diane Patterson
Assistant Clerk of the Board
Board of Supervisors

Marin County Civic Center
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 329
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-7331
CRS Dial 711
Email: Diane Patterson