In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.

Appeal Hearing on Lourdes Convent Housing

Posted on May 15, 2017


The Lourdes Convent, which is owned by the Dominican Sisters is a convent retirement center located at 77 Locust Avenue. A Use Permit Amendment was filed by the Dominican Sisters to convert a portion of the retirement center to a single, residential unit for “transitional housing” to be shared by two single women and their children. The City Council will consider an appeal at their meeting on Monday, May 15 at 7 p.m.

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