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.

What if I chose to simply remove or demo the illegal construction?

A demo permit will still be required to abate the issue, and normal fees and penalties may be assessed. In some cases, plans may be required to document what was done, and any remedial work required to bring the structure back to its previous state.

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