• News for Advocacy and Legislation

    Friday, January 19, 2018
    The Marin Builders Association is announcing a new partnership with the City of San Rafael and the Marin Economic Forum. The collaboration is designed to help improve the permit process experience and decrease the amount of unpermitted and potentially hazardous construction in San Rafael.   As part of this newly formed partnership, the Marin Builders Association, City of San Rafael and the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, January 08, 2018
    Wagstaff + Rogers Architects are very enthusiastic about Sustainable, Green, Low-Carbon Living. The field of architecture has a major responsibility when it comes to climate change. In 2014 the U.S. emitted around 16.2 metric tons of carbon per capita. That's about 35,375 pounds of carbon per person. Needless to say, we have contributed significantly to global warming. And despite being ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Papers/Research
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    This program was adopted by the board of directors as part of the 2017 Business Plan and has been the focus of our recent advocacy efforts. The vision is a program that will help simplify and improve the permitting process for contractors, businesses and homeowners as well as many of the forward looking building and planning departments across Marin. We recently accomplished one of our major ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Tuesday, September 05, 2017
    The program will help simplify and improve the permitting process for contractors, businesses and homeowners as well as many of the forward looking building and planning departments across Marin. We recently accomplished another one of our major action items in the Permit Simplicity business plan: Conducted a Survey on Customer Satisfaction at Local Planning and Building Departments  - We had ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release

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