Posted on July 21, 2022

Marin County’s 15-year old battle over whether to limit development along San Geronimo Creek to protect endangered fish could be at an end.

The Board of Supervisors gave its final approval Tuesday to a suite of regulations, including the creation of a stream conservation area, or SCA, that will prohibit new building within 35 feet of the creek and its tributaries. The tributaries include ephemeral streams. ...

In their closing remarks, both Supervisor Damon Connolly and Supervisor Dennis Rodoni said their intention is to create similar stream conservation areas in other parts of the county.

“That has always been the plan,” Rodoni said. “The San Geronimo Valley is an important first step.”

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