Grown in Marin
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Grown in Marin

Permitting Agricultural Projects in Marin

Know what to expect from the permitting process so you can get back to doing what you do! 

Check out Marin County’s Community Development Agency for resources regarding planning, building, and environmental health, as well as the permits involved in each. 

Read about Marin County planning and agriculture, including summaries of the Marin Countywide Plan, Local Coastal Plans, and the Zoning and Development Code as they relate to agriculture and agricultural property.

Permitting Agritourism for Your Farm or Ranch

Learn more about the regulations associated with agritourism enterprises before attempting them on your farm or ranch, including information on land use & land development, public health & safety, environmental health, and direct marketing among others. 

Figure out where to start by learning more about the nuts and bolts of the permit approval process with direction on preparing project descriptions, submitting applications, estimating permit & licensing fees and other costs of compliance.

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Permitting Small Scale Food Processing

Check out the Pre Summit Resource Page on small scale food processing for information on building permits, Environmental Health Services permits, and the necessary registrations that need to be made.

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