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The San Anselmo Town Council and staff strive to provide timely, professional and consistent service to the residents and merchants of San Anselmo, ensuring that members of the community are treated fairly and respectfully, in an open and transparent manner that facilitates communication and good decision making.

Who Do We Serve

The Town Government serves the people of incorporated San Anselmo. Those living in Sleepy Hollow, or in the unincorporated area of San Anselmo at the end of San Francisco Blvd., are served by the County government structure.

Services Provided

The Town is responsible to provide the following services:
Administration and Finance
Public Works

About San Anselmo

San Anselmo is a vibrant and charming community nestled in
the center of beautiful Ross Valley. Residents and town officials
endeavor to:
  • Maintain a small town ambiance
  • Preserve the historic character of the unique downtown shopping area
  • Protect open space and parks for the enjoyment of all

Town Events & Activities

A number of popular town events encourage family
involvement. Cultural attractions abound, including:
  • A Carnegie Library
  • Films, theater and music in the parks
  • The San Anselmo Historical Museum
Our historic downtown has a variety of restaurants and unique shops that add to our small town vibe. The surrounding hills and local parks provide numerous recreational opportunities and stunning views of the Ross Valley. This combined with the strong spirit of volunteerism that is alive and well in our community, makes San Anselmo a special place to live, work or visit.

On behalf of our community, welcome to San Anselmo!