Construction - Permitting and Required Final Approval Checklist

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Minor Encroachment

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Night Noise

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Over-Wide Driveway

Pipe Barrier
Pipe Barrier 

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Side Sewer

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Sidewalk Repair

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Merchant's Corner 


Neighborhood Beautification


Other Resources and Requirements

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Application Forms

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Apply Online (Registered User)

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Fee Schedule


Permit Applications are available online, by fax, by mail and others are available only over the counter at:

San Francisco Public Works
Bureau of Street Use and Mapping
1155 Market Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103 Map
Permit Processing Hours : 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
General Office Hours : 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
(415) 554-5810

Hold Harmless Clause

Permittee agrees on their behalf and that of any successor or assignee to hold harmless, defend, and indemnify the City and County of San Francisco. The Hold Harmless Clause is included in every permit issued by us.


Under the general requirements of any Street Use Permit, the permittee must maintain a safe pedestrian walkway with a minimum width of four feet clear at all times. A greater walkway width may be required in areas with greater pedestrian traffic and for non-residential areas.