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Local government

Tamalpais Valley is an unincorporated community of approximately 2,800 households, plus small businesses located in southern Marin County between the cities of Mill Valley and Sausalito. Although we are unincorporated, Tam Valley has a local government -- the Tamalpais Community Services District (TCSD) with elected officials who represent us on Tam Valley issues.

Tamalpais Community Services District
Office: 305 Bell Lane
Phone: 388-6393

TCSD is a governmental agency governed by a board of directors who are elected by residents of Tam Valley. The current TCSD board members are:

  • Steffen Bartschat
  • Jim Jacobs
  • Jeff Brown
  • Steve Levine


  • TCSD also has a General Manager ( Jon Elam ) and full-time staff, as well as a Parks and Recreation Director ( Carol Buchholz ).
    The TCSD Board meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Tam Valley Community Center.

    Tamalpais Design Review Board The Tam Design Review Board is an advisory body to the Marin County Planning Department for all zoning items requiring Design Review. It is comprised of persons residing in the Tam area and includes design professionals and others who have been appointed by the County Board of Supervisors to assist the Planning Department in enforcing quality design and the Guidelines prescribed for this area. Jurisdiction includes all unincorporated areas south and west of Mill Valley. The Tam Design Review Board meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Rec Cabin, 60 Tennessee Valley Road. The TDRB calendar and agenda is now available at TDRB's website.
    Click here to see all projects proposed for Tam Valley as well as other areas.

    Tam Valley residents also rely on the following agencies for services:

    Tam Valley
    Phone Address
    Golden Gate Bridge Highway
    and Transportation District

    Ferry and bus schedules
    toll free: 511
    outside Bay Area
    (415) 455-2000
    Mill Valley School District (415) 389-7731
    Southern Marin Fire Protection District (415) 388-8182 The nearest fire house is located on Poplar Street off Shoreline.
    Board meetings are open to the public the fourth Wed. every month 7 PM at Station 9 in Strawberry at 308 Reed Boulevard, Mill Valley.
    Tamalpais Community Services District (415) 388-6393
    for sewer, refuse, and Tam Valley parks and recreation, including the Community Center
    Marin County Sheriff's Department Emergencies: 911
    All others:
    (415) 473-7250
    Marin City Sheriff's Sub-station (415) 473-5381
    California Highway Patrol Emergencies: 911
    All others:
    (415) 924-1100
    Neighboring Mill Valley
    Phone Address
    http://www.cityofmillvalley.org
    http://www.millvalley.org/
    Marin County
    Phone Address
    www.marincounty.org
    www.future-marin.org
    Many county planning documents available online, including the Countywide Plan and the draft Environmental Impact Report.
    Board of Supervisors, District 3, Supervisor Kathrin Sears (415) 473-7331
    Community Development Agency
    Building Permits
    (415) 473-6550
    Community Development Agency
    Planning Department
    (415) 473-6269
    Department of Public Works
    Transportation Engineering
    (415) 473-6570
    Department of Public Works
    Flood Control, Zone 3
    (415) 473-2941 or (415) 473-6528
    Marin County Sheriff's Department Emergencies: 911
    All others:
    (415) 473-7250
    Marin City Sheriff's Sub-station (415) 473-5381
    Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (415) 485-3363
    Tax Collector (415) 473-6133
    Regional
    Phone Address
    Bay Area Air Quality Management District (415) 771-6000
    Regional Water Quality Control Board (510) 286-1255
    State




    455 Golden Gate Avenue #14800 San Francisco, CA 94102
    Phone Address
    California Department of Fish and Game (707) 944-5500
    California Highway Patrol (415) 924-1100 Nearest office is
    in Corte Madera
    Caltrans
    Manzanita Maintenance Station
    (415) 332-1453
    State Senator Mark Leno In San Rafael
    Tel: (415) 479-6612
    3501 Civic Center Drive
    Room 425
    San Rafael CA 94903
    In Sacramento
    Tel: (916) 651-4003

    In San Francisco
    Tel: (415) 557-1300
    State Capital
    Room 4061
    Sacramento CA 95814
    State Assemblyman Mark Levine In San Rafael
    Tel: (415) 479-4920
    Fax: (415) 479-2123
    3501 Civic Center Drive
    Room 412
    San Rafael, CA 94903
    In Sacramento
    Tel: (916) 319-2010
    Fax: (916) 319-2110
    State Capital
    PO Box 942849 #2137
    Sacramento, CA 94249-0010
    Federal
    Phone Address
    U.S. Representative Jared Huffman (202) 225-5161
    fax (202) 225-5163
    1630 Longworth House Office Building
    Washington DC 20515
    (415) 258-9657
    fax (415) 258-9913
    999 Fifth Ave
    Suite 290
    San Rafael CA 94903
    U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (415) 393-0707 One Post Street
    Suite 2450
    San Francisco, CA 94104
    U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (415) 403-0100 1700 Montgomery Street
    Suite 240
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    Golden Gate National Recreation Area (415) 556-0560
    U.S. Postal Service (415) 388-0630
    (415) 388-0649
    751 East Blithdale
    Mill Valley, CA 94941
    Tam Valley's mailing address and zip code are Mill Valley, 94941 (the same as the city of Mill Valley.)

  • The last pick-up from street collection boxes is at 3PM.
  • Mailboxes are located on Flamingo across from (the now closed) DeLanos Market.


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