Please note:  City Hall and most departments/facilities will be closed from December 23rd through January 2nd. We will resume all services on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Events

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Library Events

Dec
7
Wed
1:00 pm First Wednesday Art Talk – Calif...
First Wednesday Art Talk – Calif...
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
First Wednesday Art Talk - California Pop Art @ Online via Zoom video conferencing
California artists may follow styles that originate in Europe or New York, but they put their own stamp on them—sometimes …read more
3:00 pm Drop-In 3D Printing and VR
Drop-In 3D Printing and VR
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Drop-In 3D Printing and VR @ Downtown Library
  3D Printing: Drop-in to meet with a knowledgeable staff person and learn about 3D printing! If you have a …read more
3:00 pm Drop-In 3D Printing and VR
Drop-In 3D Printing and VR
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Drop-In 3D Printing and VR @ Pickleweed Library
  3D Printing: Drop-in to meet with a knowledgeable staff person and learn about 3D printing! If you have a …read more
4:00 pm Tea Tasting with Silk Road Teas
Tea Tasting with Silk Road Teas
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tea Tasting with Silk Road Teas @ Falkirk Cultural Center
Silk Road Teas will introduce, discuss and taste rare, artisanal teas from China. These select teas are grown on small …read more
Dec
8
Thu
3:00 pm Drop-In 3D Printing and VR
Drop-In 3D Printing and VR
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Drop-In 3D Printing and VR @ Downtown Library
  3D Printing: Drop-in to meet with a knowledgeable staff person and learn about 3D printing! If you have a …read more

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Special Events

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and in the interest of public health and safety, the City’s special events may be re-scheduled, modified or temporarily suspended until further notice.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to hosting events and other large-scale gatherings once State and County health guidelines allow it.

Cyclists compete in the Sunset Criterium bike race in Downtown San Rafael
Dec 6 2022

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Dec 13 2022

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Dec 19 2022

City Council Meeting

7:00pm - 11:59pm

City Council meetings take place the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the San Rafael Council Chambers at 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael. City Council meetings are hybrid, so you can either attend in-person, or you can watch/participate from home! The webinar access information will be posted on the agenda...

Dec 20 2022

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Dec 27 2022

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Jan 2 2023

City Council Meeting

7:00pm - 11:59pm

City Council meetings take place the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the San Rafael Council Chambers at 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael. City Council meetings are hybrid, so you can either attend in-person, or you can watch/participate from home! The webinar access information will be posted on the agenda...

Jan 3 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Jan 10 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Jan 16 2023

City Council Meeting

7:00pm - 11:59pm

City Council meetings take place the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the San Rafael Council Chambers at 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael. City Council meetings are hybrid, so you can either attend in-person, or you can watch/participate from home! The webinar access information will be posted on the agenda...

Jan 17 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Jan 24 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Feb 7 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Feb 14 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Feb 21 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Feb 28 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Mar 7 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Mar 14 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Mar 21 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Mar 28 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Apr 4 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Apr 11 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Apr 18 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Apr 25 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

May 2 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

May 9 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

May 16 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

May 23 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Jun 6 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Jun 13 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Jun 20 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Jun 27 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Jul 4 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Jul 11 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Jul 18 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Jul 25 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Aug 1 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Aug 8 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Aug 15 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Aug 22 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Sep 5 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Sep 12 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Sep 19 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Sep 26 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Oct 3 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Oct 10 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Oct 17 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Oct 24 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Nov 7 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Nov 14 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Nov 21 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Nov 28 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Dec 5 2023

Design Review Board Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Dec 12 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

Dec 19 2023

Design Review Board

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Design Review Board (DRB) consists of design professionals appointed by the City Council to provide advice on new development projects and most exterior changes to existing buildings. Applications are evaluated based on our General Plan and Zoning Ordinance design policies and criteria, with the goal of having new projects harmonize with the natural environment...

Dec 26 2023

Planning Commission Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our long-range General Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community. Agendas are posted...

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