Fairfax-Bolinas Road in West Marin at milepost 5.73 (approximately 2 miles west of Azalea Hill) is single-lane access with two-way traffic controlled through one lane. This condition is at the construction zone only and will remain in place until project is completed. See project webpage for more details. Thank you for your patience while this project progresses.

Application for permit

A grading permit application may be submitted by the property owner or an authorized agent of the property owner and must include the following items to be deemed complete:

  1. Three sets of plans and specifications prepared by an engineer licensed in the State of California that show the following:
    1. A vicinity sketch or other data which adequately indicates the site location, including locations of creeks, lakes, and wetlands.
    2. Property lines of the property on which the work is to be performed, and the limits of clearing and grading.
    3. Location of all buildings or structures in the vicinity of the proposed work.
    4. Accurate contours showing the topography of the existing ground.
    5. Elevations, dimensions, location, extent and the slopes of all proposed grading shown by contours and/or other means.
    6. Details of all drainage devices, walls or other protective devices to be constructed in connection with, or as a part of, the proposed work.
    7. A notation stating the amount and location of any material to be deposited in areas other than that shown on the plans.
    8. Nature and location of vegetation, including the location, trunk diameter and type of all existing trees in the proximity of the work area which have a trunk diameter of six inches or greater.
  2. An Erosion and Sediment Control Plan (ESCP) using the MCSTOPPP standard template per MCC §23.08.050(4)(e).
  3. Cost estimate for the proposed work prepared by a licensed engineer or construction estimator.
  4. Upon review of the above items, Land Development may determine that additional plans or reports, including but not limited to, a soils investigation report or geological report, may be required.

Applicants must be prepared to comply with all general provisions and any project specific special conditions established by the County of Marin and pass any inspections required to close out the permit.

Applicants are responsible for obtaining any permits required by other agencies.

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