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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.


General Plan Forum

In case you missed the forum, or would like to review the information, click here for the presentation and here for the handouts. Check back soon for a link to the video of the event.

Fire Safety in Marin

Want to learn more about fire safety in Marin? Go to FIRESafeMarin.org for safety tips and to watch “Marin on Fire” a video presentation on the potential for wildfires in Marin.

Commission/Committee Vacancies

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

Vacancies are effective immediately unless otherwise noted above. Applicants are expected to attend one committee meeting prior to applying. Applications are available at Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road, or online.

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

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

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

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

Amended Housing Element (October 22, 2013)

The Housing Element in the General Plan was amended and adopted on October 22, 2013. The Amended Housing Element is certified by the State of California. Click the following links to read the documents: Amended Housing Element 2013, Appendices, and Certification.

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.

Newly-Adopted Climate Action Plan and Committee

At its February 5, 2014 meeting, the Town Council adopted a Climate Action Plan, to compile existing and potential strategies to address climate change. In order to implement the Plan, the Town Council also established a Climate Action Committee. For more information, please click here.

Planning Commission Recordings Available

Wondering what was discussed at the latest meeting of the Planning Commission? Audio and video recordings are available on the commission's meeting archive page.

Smart Meter Update

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

Upcoming Bridge Repair/Maintenance Projects

The Town of Fairfax is beginning 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 will be meeting with neighborhood groups to gather input as well as holding  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.

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July 22:
Open Space Committee, 7:30pm – 9:30pm Where: Community/Youth Center, 16 Park Road (map)

July 24:
Town Council Special Meeting, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)

July 25:
Artist-In-Residence Art Show, 7-10pm
Where: Fairfax Pavilion, behind Town Hall

July 25, 26, August 1:
Night at the Movies, around 8:30pm or after dark
Where: Ball Field

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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.

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Artist-in-Residence to Offer Another Art Exhibit July 25

Art ShowOur outgoing Artist-in-Residence, Matt Tasley, will be hosting another art show on Friday, July 25th from 7-10 p.m. at the Fairfax Pavilion, behind Town Hall at 142 Bolinas Road.  Please join us to view Matt’s fabulous art work!  Sponsored by the Fairfax Parks & Recreation Commission.


Fairfax Film Nights at the Ball Field

On Friday, July 25th & Saturday, July 26th, & Friday, August 1st, please join us for movies on the ball field.  On July 25th, the film will be “Good Ol’ Freda”.  On July 26th, it will be “20 Feet from Stardom”.  On Friday, August 1st, it will be “Money Ball”.  Donations are accepted.  Concessions will be sold by Good Earth Natural Foods.  Movies start after dark (around 8:30 p.m. or so).  Brought to you by Film Night in the Park & Apple Family Works.

Artist-in-Residence: Request for Proposals

Artist-in-Residence FlyerThe Town of Fairfax requests proposals to fill the position of Artist-In-Residence for a one-year term, September 1, 2014-August 31, 2015. The position is open to artists of all types (poet, dance, sculptor, actor, musician, etc.).  The purpose of the position is to bring the creative experience to youth and residents of Fairfax.

Interested artists should submit a written proposal to:  Town of Fairfax, c/o Community Resources Coordinator, 142 Bolinas Road, Fairfax, CA  94930  Phone:  456-5652. Proposals are due no later than July 31, 2014.

More details: View Flyer | View RFP and Description

Fairfax Farmers Market

farmers marketDon’t miss out on the food and fun every Wednesday in Bolinas Park, from 4pm to 8pm. Come buy farm-fresh produce, and enjoy this wonderful family-friendly community event.  The market will be held through Oct 3, 2014. For more details, including specific farms and vendors, please click here.


Town Council Meetings and Public Hearings

The Town Council meets regularly on the first Wednesday of each month. The meeting agenda is posted the preceding Friday and a copy of staff reports and attachments is available for review on the counter of Town Hall by 5 PM. All materials are available on this website by Saturday morning prior to the Wednesday meeting, by clicking on the agenda and packet link below under the Calendar Notes heading. Notices of Public Hearings scheduled for Town Council meeting are generally posted 10 days in advance of the hearing date, and can be accessed by clicking the link directly below the Town Council Meeting . For information about recent meetings of the Town Council, you can watch videos, listen to the audio recordings, and access all the documents for agenda items on our council archive page.


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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