News for Advocacy and Legislation
Monday, May 23, 2022
Marin Builders Association Political Action Committee (BAPAC) Announces Endorsements
San Rafael, CA - Marin Builders Association PAC has joined several other Marin County organizations and the Marin Independent Journal in endorsing two candidates for Marin County Supervisor, Mary Sackett (District 1) and Eric Lucan (District 5).
Marin Builders Association PAC members participated in ...read more
Categories: Builders Corner, Marin Builders Association News, Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
It has been almost a month since the third (and final) readoption of the COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) was adopted at Cal/OSHA’s April meeting. Now that the third re-adoption is done, there are three big picture things to keep in mind as we look to the future of COVID-19 workplace safety.(1) We won’t be seeing more amendments every few months to the ETS. Since its ...read more
Categories: Builders Corner, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Advocacy and Legislation, Business Tips, COVID-19 Resources
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
For Immediate Release
The City of San Rafael announced today an expanded partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for their permit customers. The Permit Improvement Program (PIP) is designed to measure and improve the process for homeowners and building professionals navigating the permitting process.
Phase II of the PIP will ...read more
Categories: Builders Corner, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Permit Improvement Program (PIP)
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Welcome to California SLCP (SB-1383)
January 1, 2022: the inspections and fines associated with California SB-1383 (Short Lived Climate Pollutants) become Mandatory.
January 1, 2020: Jurisdictions had the option to begin fining businesses using SB-1383 guidelines and many have.
September 19, 2016: Governor Brown signed California SB 1383 Lara, Chapter 395, Statutes of 2016 in a statewide effort ...read more
Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Press Release, Business Tips, Green Building - Sustainability