Housing Element Environmental Impact Report Notice of Preparation – Public Comments due by 5:00 pm September 26

Posted on September 23, 2022

The Town of Fairfax is well underway with the preparation of its State-mandated update to its General Plan Housing Element. An update to a General Plan requires an environmental review of the potential effects of the amendment on the existing physical condition (e.g., land, air, water, traffic, noise, etc.) within the area of potential impact....

Housing Element community workshop summary report

Posted on September 15, 2022

The Town of Fairfax held a Community Workshop on September 10, 2022 to engage with the community and better understand how to respond to those wanting to live in Fairfax and to the housing needs of tenants, especially those at risk of displacement. Read the report Workshop summary report Watch videos from the workshop Panel...

Watch the recording of the Community Workshop regarding the Housing Element

Posted on November 24, 2021

Staff and EMC Planning Group was happy to host a virtual workshop with 40 local community members last Saturday. Attendees learned about the sites inventory list and were able to play with the Plan Fairfax Housing tool as a group, as well as offer their questions and discuss issues. Watch the video from that workshop...

Countywide Fair Housing Initiatives and Restrictive Covenant Presentation

Posted on October 25, 2021

At the October 20th Town Council meeting the Council received a report from the County on restrictive covenants and their history in Marin County. To watch the presentation and to learn more about how you can check your deed and participate in the process of revisions click here.

Work continues on the Fairfax Housing Element Update

Posted on August 16, 2021

The Affordable Housing Committee will meet this Wednesday, September 8th, from 3:30-5:30pm. Topics such as the “Missing Middle” housing approach and ensuring compliance with AB 686 (Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing) will be discussed. The Committee will also look at preliminary site analysis materials including a map showing potential areas that could allow for additional housing...

Town of Fairfax Files Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Appeal

Posted on July 15, 2021

The Town of Fairfax has filed the RHNA Appeal with Association of  Bay Area Governments (ABAG). Click here to read the appeal. 

We Invite you to Participate in the Housing Element Process

Posted on July 6, 2021

The Planning Commission will be exploring Housing Site options at a special meeting on August 12, 2021.  Please go to the Planning Public Meetings webpage and for more information the week prior to the meeting. The Town of Fairfax and EMC Planning Group, our Housing Element firm, welcome you to participate in in a...

Read a letter from the Planning Commission Regarding the Housing Element for the 2023-2031 Planning Period

Posted on February 5, 2021

Click here for a letter from Fairfax Planning Commission Chair Rodriguez and Vice Chair Newton regarding the process to update the Housing Element for the 2023-2031 planning period.
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