Project Safety Protocol Compliance Requirements

New Public Works Department Compliance Requirements During Marin County Shelter in Place Order

In recognition of recent updates to the Marin County shelter-in-place order dated April 29th, 2020 (effective May 4, 2020), authorized construction activity has been expanded within Marin County, including the Town of Corte Madera, and shall adhere to certain practices and social distancing requirements outlined herein. The Town recommends you familiarize yourself with the provisions of the Order, which can be accessed via the following link: https://bit.ly/SIP54.

Strict compliance to these Project Safety Protocols will be required for construction activity, and the Contractor in charge and responsible for the project must complete and sign the New Marin County Construction Requirements Acknowledgement Form for either small projects or large projects. Please note there are different definitions for each. 


“Small Construction Projects” are defined as:

a. For residential projects, any single-family, multi-family, senior, student, or other residential construction, renovation, or remodel project consisting of 10 units or less.  This SCP Protocol does not apply to construction   projects where a person is performing construction on their current residence either alone or solely with members of their own household.

b. For commercial projects, any construction, renovation, or tenant improvement project consisting of 20,000 square feet of floor area or less.

c. For mixed-use projects, any project that meets both of the specifications in subsection 1.a and l.b.

d. All other construction projects not subject to the Large Construction Project Safety Protocol set forth in Appendix B-2.

“Large Construction Projects" are defined as:


a. For residential construction projects, any single-family, multi-family, senior, student, or other residential construction, renovation, or remodel project consisting of more than 10 units.

b. For commercial construction projects, any construction, renovation, or tenant improvement project consisting of more than 20,000 square feet of floor area.

c. For construction of Essential Infrastructure, as defined in section 16.c of the Order, any project that requires five or more workers at the jobsite at any one time.

To download the acknowledgement form for small projects, click here. To download the acknowledgment form for large projects, click here. Please contact the Public Works Department with any questions regarding these new compliance requirements at 415-927-5057 or pwcounter@tcmmail.org. Note these protocols are subject to change.