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Welcome to the Town of Fairfax! Whether you are a long-time or new resident, a visitor, or doing business with our community, we welcome you and hope you will find this website a useful resource.


Town Council Reorganizes: Congratulations
Mayor Coler and Vice Mayor Goddard

At its December 3rd meeting, the Town Council selected Barbara Coler as Mayor, and Renee Goddard as Vice Mayor, each for a one-year term. The Town extended its gratitude to outgoing Mayor Weinsoff and Vice Mayor Bragman for their leadership over the past year. Notice of Reorganization

2010-2030 General Plan

Interested in viewing the Town's General Plan? It was approved in April 2012. Click the following links to read the documents: 2010-2030 General Plan | Appendices | Revised Appendix: Matrix

Check back soon for the General Plan Amendment adopted by Resolution 14-40 on September 17, 2014.

Certified Housing Element

The Housing Element in the General Plan was amended and adopted on October 22, 2013, and subsequently certified by the State of California. On September 17, 2014, it was amended again. Click the following links to read the documents:

Commission/Committee Vacancies

Planning Commission
Term of Office: Full 4-year term to 12-31-18 (2 vacancies)

Parks and Recreation Commission
Term of office: Unexpired term to 5-31-15

Fairfax Open Space Committee
Term of Office: 4 years

Vacancies are effective immediately unless otherwise noted above. Applicants are expected to attend one committee meeting prior to applying. Please click here for information.

Applications are available at Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road, or online.

New Ordinance

Ordinance No. 786 was passed, approved, and adopted by the People of the Town of Fairfax voting on the fourth day of November 2014. For the full text of the ordinance, please click here.

Town Budget Available Online

Interested in the Town's budget? Click here for Fiscal Year 2013-2014, and here for the adopted 2014-15 budget. The Town’s fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30.

Welcome Fairfax Artist in Residence Sawyer Rose

Sawyer started her one-year term as our town’s artist in residence in August. She has moved her studio in to the Pavilion loft, where you can see her at work her during open studio hours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10 to 11. She has just launched a website and Facebook page, where you can find more information about Sawyer and her art, as well as local art listings.

Smart Meter Update

Interested in information on the Town's actions regarding Smart Meters? For more information click here.

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January 22:
Housing Element Update Workshop, 5 pm – 7pm
A second session will be held from 7 pm – 9 pm
For those who can’t make it to the 5:00 session
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)
Meeting Notice | Agenda
Watch it live! On Comcast Channel 27 or AT&T Channel 99
Or on your computer (click here)

January 26:
Volunteer Meeting, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Community Center, 16 Park Road (map)

January 26:
Tree Committee Meeting, 7pm – 9pm
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)

January 27:
Open Space Committee Meeting, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Where: Youth Center, 16 Park Road (map)

January 28:
Town Council Special Meeting, 4:30 to 6:30pm
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)
Watch it live! On Comcast Channel 27 or AT&T Channel 99
Or on your computer (click here)
Agenda and Packet

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in case of disaster

Are you and your family ready in the event of a disaster? The Fairfax Citizens' Disaster Council wants you to be prepared! There are many resources available to assist you in preparing. Click here for more information, phone numbers and helpful web links. Please click here for the flood siren FAQs.

To see live footage of the creek under Town Hall, click here.

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Alice in Wonderland English Tea Party - February 8, 2-4pm

Tea Party Make a Sunday afternoon date for tea with Alice, the March Hare, Door Mouse and Mad Hatter at a decidedly unique tea party complete with delicious tea sandwiches, a selection of organic teas, hot chocolate for kids and yummy desserts for all. Enjoy the Fairfax Theater Company cast of characters as they entertain us at the Fairfax Women’s Club. Bring your camera for great photos! C$20 adults $15 kids. A Benefit for Fairfax Parks & Recreation. Contact Maria Baird at mbaird@ townoffairfax.org or 415-456-5652 by February 4th to secure your seats. Please reserve early as space is limited. Sunday, February 8th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Women's Club - 46 Park Road (map). View Flyer

Storm drain blocked? Streetlight out?  Tree limb in road?  

No problem! Use our “iworks” program to report an issue directly to our Public Works Department and track your request. Send a Public Works Maintenance Request

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Financing Program

The Town of Fairfax is pleased to announce an exciting financing option for homeowners and commercial property owners throughout the Town to make building improvements that save energy or water, such as new windows, insulation, solar panels, energy-efficient HVAC equipment, drip irrigation systems, and more. PACE is an affordable, long-term financing option for energy, water, and renewable energy upgrades to buildings and homes that you can repay on your property taxes over a time period up to 20 years. This special assessment on your property tax bill remains with the property in the event of sale. Property owners receive 100% financing of improvement costs and projects can be cash-flow positive from day one. No up-front cash investment is required.

CaliforniaFIRST is authorized to provide PACE in the Town. To learn more, visit their website at https://californiafirst.org or call (844) 589-7953. Beckie Menten of Marin Clean Energy is also available to answer questions about the program: bmenten@mcecleanenergy.org or 415.464.6034.

Join us in reducing greenhouse gas emissions! 

MCEP LogoThe Town of Fairfax is a proud participant in the Marin Climate and Energy Partnership (MCEP), working together with other communities in Marin County to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Wondering how you can help?  The MCEP website has information, tips and status of each community’s efforts.  See how you can help make a difference.


Upcoming Bridge Repair/Maintenance Projects

The Town of Fairfax has begun a multi-year project to rehabilitate five bridges spanning the Fairfax and San Anselmo Creeks. We are committed to an open public process for this project, so we have met with neighborhood groups to gather input and held public workshops to share information, and hear your concerns and ideas. Please visit the project website at www.fairfaxbridges.com to get more information, find out about upcoming events, sign up for the project email list, and submit your comments.


FOCAS (Fairfax Open Circle Arts and Sports) offers classes for everyone this season - moms and babies, preschoolers, afterschool kids, teens and adults. Get to know your community and have some fun. Check out the FOCAS classes and calendar.

Contact usTown of Fairfax: 142 Bolinas Rd. | Fairfax, California 94930 | Phone: 415-453-1584 | Fax: 415-453-1618
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon; 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays.
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