SF Planning Department Permitting Process

San Francisco's Planning Department provides many useful tools and information on its website to inform the public on the permitting process and what type of construction projects require a permit. The planning department website can be found at: http://www.sf-planning.org/


The link below provides a quick overview of the permitting process in San Francisco.  





How to Get Your Project Approved Faster:


City of San Francisco's "Priority Permit Processing" guidelines for Affordable Housing projects and High Performing (Energy Efficient) Green Buildings:  


CPG provides green building and entitlement advisory services to help you recieve priority permit processing by the City of San Francisco's Planning and Building Inspection Departments.  With our vast experience in development review, entitlement processing, green building and high performance building design, including our experience working with the San Francisco's Planning and Building Inspection staff, we can help you take advantage of San Francisco's expedited permit processing process.  


For more information on San Francisco's Priority Permit Processing guidelines see below:


Planning Department Priority Application Processing Guidelines

Department of Building Inspection Priority Permit Processing Guidelines



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Here's a good article on CalGreen and its relation to GreenPoint Rated & Title 24:

"CalGreen, GreenPoints, and Title 24-What's the Deal?" by Rebecca Firestone in GreenCompliancePlus


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