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Community Development Hours & Holiday Schedule

Please note: City Hall and most departments/facilities will be closed from December 24 through January 3rd.

Community Development Counter Hours

By Appointment
You can still reach us by appointment. Appointments can be made in the following ways:

  • To schedule a Virtual Counter appointment with a development review team that includes staff from planning, building, public works, and fire go to https://www.cityofsanrafael.org/virtual-counter/
  • To schedule an on-site or virtual appointment with an specific staff member you may contact them directly.

Use our Online Services!
We are now accepting electronic filing of applications.  For information on how to file for permits or file a complaint use the following links:

City Hall and Non-Safety Departmental Closures

Emergency police and fire services will be available. Furloughs are unpaid days off for non-safety City employees due to budget cuts. Learn more about the fiscal impact of COVID-19.
Date ObservedClosure Type
Friday, July 3rdIndependence Day
Friday, September 4thFurlough
Monday, September 7thLabor Day
Monday-Tuesday, November 9th-10thFurlough
Wednesday, November 11thVeterans Day
Monday-Wednesday, November 23rd-25thFurlough
Thursday, November 26thThanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27thDay after Thanksgiving
Please note:  City Hall and most departments/facilities will be closed from December 24 through January 3rd.
Thursday, December 24thFurlough
Friday, December 25thChristmas Day
Thursday, December 31stFurlough
Friday, January 1stNew Year's Day
Friday, January 15thFurlough
Monday, January 18thMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
Friday, February 12thFurlough
Monday, February 15thPresident's Day
Mon-Tues, March 29th-30thFurlough
Wednesday, March 31stCesar Chavez Birthday ( March 31st)
Friday, May 28thFurlough
Monday, May 31stMemorial Day


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