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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.


Election 2014
There will be a consolidated general and special election held in the Town of Fairfax on Tuesday,  November 4, 2014. Please click here for more details. To review the arguments submitted for and against ballot measures, as well as the attorney’s impartial analysis, and rebuttals to arguments, please click these links:

Measure J | Rebuttal to argument against Measure J

Measure K | Rebuttal to argument against Measure K

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. Click here for a link to the video.

Commission/Committee Vacancies

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

Volunteer Board
Effective: September 1, 2014
Term of office: three (3) years

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.

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.

Smart Meter Update

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

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August 31:
Streets for People, 11am – 4pm
Where: Bolinas Road, Fairfax
Description: Creative fun activities, gathering and socializing, play, shop and eat at the third annual "Streets for People" in downtown Fairfax.

September 3:
Town Council Meeting, 7pm – 10pm
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)
Public Hearing Notices | Agenda and Packet

September 4:
Ross Valley Seniors, 11am – 2pm
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)

September 8:
Park & Rec Meeting, 7pm – 9pm
Where: Youth Community Center, 16 Park Road (map)

September 9:
Climate Action Committee, 7pm – 9pm
Where: Community/Youth Community Center, 16 Park Road (map)

September 11:
General Plan Implementation Committee Meeting, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)

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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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Two New Ordinances Adopted
At its August 6th meeting, the Town Council adopted Ordinance No. 780 to repeal Ordinance No. 778. It also adopted Ordinance No. 781, an interim urgency zoning ordinance. Please click to read the full text of each ordinance.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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

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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