Welcome to the Town of Fairfax! Whether you are a long-time or new resident, a visitor, or doing business with our community, we welcome you and hope you will find this website a useful resource.
Election 2014 – Tuesday, November 4th
There was a consolidated general and special election in the Town of Fairfax on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. It included state, county and local contests. Fairfax had two measures on the ballot: Measure J and Measure K. Preliminary results are posted and updated at http://www.marincounty.org/depts/rv/election-info/currentresults.
2010-2030 General Plan
Interested in viewing the Town's General Plan? It was approved in April 2012. Click the following links to read the documents: 2010-2030 General Plan | Appendices | Revised Appendix: Matrix
Check back soon for the General Plan Amendment adopted by Resolution 14-40 on September 17, 2014.
Certified Housing Element
The Housing Element in the General Plan was amended and adopted on October 22, 2013, and subsequently certified by the State of California. On September 17, 2014, it was amended again. Click the following links to read the documents:
New Ordinance Adopted
At its October 1st meeting, the Town Council adopted Ordinance No. 784 to reduce paper bag waste by imposing a ten-cent charge for paper bags at local stores of at least 5,000 square feet and grocery stores. For the full text and exact definitions, please click on the ordinance.
Town Budget Available Online
Interested in the Town's budget? Click here for Fiscal Year 2013-2014, and here for the adopted 2014-15 budget. The Town’s fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30.
Smart Meter Update
Interested in information on the Town's actions regarding Smart Meters? For more information click here.
Upcoming Bridge Repair/Maintenance Projects
The Town of Fairfax has begun a multi-year project to rehabilitate five bridges spanning the Fairfax and San Anselmo Creeks. We are committed to an open public process for this project, so we have met with neighborhood groups to gather input and held public workshops to share information, and hear your concerns and ideas. Please visit the project website at www.fairfaxbridges.com to get more information, find out about upcoming events, sign up for the project email list, and submit your comments.
Volunteer Meeting, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Community Center, Center Room, 16 Park Road (map)
Planning Commission and Affordable Housing Committee Joint Meeting, 5pm – 7pm
Open to the public
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)
Live streaming available (click here)
Town Hall closed for Thanksgiving and day after Thanksgiving.
Town Council Meeting, 7pm – 10pm
Where: Women's Club, 46 Park Road (map)
Watch it live! On Comcast Channel 27 or AT&T Channel 99
Or on your computer (click here)
view town calendar
Are you and your family ready in the event of a disaster? The Fairfax Citizens' Disaster Council wants you to be prepared! There are many resources available to assist you in preparing. Click here for more information, phone numbers and helpful web links. Please click here for the flood siren FAQs.
To see live footage of the creek under Town Hall, click here.
Streetlight out? Tree limb in road? Storm drain blocked?
No problem! Use our “iworks” program to report an issue directly to our Public Works Department and track your request. Send a Public Works Maintenance Request
Welcome Fairfax Artist in Residence Sawyer Rose
Sawyer started her one-year term as our town’s artist in residence in August. She has moved her studio in to the Pavilion loft, where you can see her at work her during open studio hours on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10 to 11. She has just launched a website and Facebook page, where you can find more information about Sawyer and her art, as well as local art listings.
Parks and Recreation Commission
Term of office: Unexpired term to 5-31-15
Vacancies are effective immediately unless otherwise noted above.
Applicants are expected to attend one committee meeting prior to applying. Applications are available at Town Hall, 142 Bolinas Road, or online.
PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Financing Program
The Town of Fairfax is pleased to announce an exciting financing option for homeowners and commercial property owners throughout the Town to make building improvements that save energy or water, such as new windows, insulation, solar panels, energy-efficient HVAC equipment, drip irrigation systems, and more. PACE is an affordable, long-term financing option for energy, water, and renewable energy upgrades to buildings and homes that you can repay on your property taxes over a time period up to 20 years. This special assessment on your property tax bill remains with the property in the event of sale. Property owners receive 100% financing of improvement costs and projects can be cash-flow positive from day one. No up-front cash investment is required.
CaliforniaFIRST is authorized to provide PACE in the Town. To learn more, visit their website at https://californiafirst.org or call (844) 589-7953. Beckie Menten of Marin Clean Energy is also available to answer questions about the program: firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.464.6034.
Join us in reducing greenhouse gas emissions!
The Town of Fairfax is a proud participant in the Marin Climate and Energy Partnership (MCEP), working together with other communities in Marin County to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Wondering how you can help? The MCEP website has information, tips and status of each community’s efforts. See how you can help make a difference.
FOCAS (Fairfax Open Circle Arts and Sports) offers classes for everyone this season - moms and babies, preschoolers, afterschool kids, teens and adults. Get to know your community and have some fun. Check out the FOCAS classes and calendar.