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PREFACE TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
CHAPTER 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
CHAPTER 2A: EXECUTIVE BRANCH
CHAPTER 2B: ASSESSMENT APPEALS BOARDS (TAX APPEAL BOARDS)
CHAPTER 3: BUDGET PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 4: CITY BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT, AND VEHICLES
CHAPTER 5: COMMITTEES
CHAPTER 6: PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 7: DISASTER COUNCIL
CHAPTER 8: DOCUMENTS, RECORDS AND PUBLICATIONS
CHAPTER 9A: FARMERS' MARKET
CHAPTER 9B: FLEA MARKET
CHAPTER 10: FINANCE, TAXATION, AND OTHER FISCAL MATTERS
CHAPTER 10B: SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS SERVICES
CHAPTER 10C: REIMBURSEMENT FOR TOWING AND STORAGE OF VEHICLES
CHAPTER 10E: PLANNING MONITORING
CHAPTER 10F: 1660 MISSION STREET SURCHARGE
CHAPTER 10G: BOARD OF APPEALS SURCHARGE FOR PERMITS AND FEES
CHAPTER 10H: RECOVERY OF COSTS OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE
CHAPTER 11: FRANCHISES
CHAPTER 12: HOUSING AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 12A: HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
CHAPTER 12B: NONDISCRIMINATION IN CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 12C: NONDISCRIMINATION IN PROPERTY CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 12D: MINORITY/WOMEN/LOCAL BUSINESS UTILIZATION
CHAPTER 12E: CITY EMPLOYEE'S SEXUAL PRIVACY ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 12F: IMPLEMENTING THE MACBRIDE PRINCIPLES - NORTHERN IRELAND
CHAPTER 12G: PROHIBITION ON USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR POLITICAL ACTIVITY BY RECIPIENTS OF CITY CONTRACTS, GRANTS, AND LOANS
CHAPTER 12H: IMMIGRATION STATUS
CHAPTER 12I: CIVIL IMMIGRATION DETAINERS
CHAPTER 12J: CITY BUSINESS WITH BURMA PROHIBITED
CHAPTER 12K: SALARY HISTORY*
CHAPTER 12L: PUBLIC ACCESS TO RECORDS AND MEETINGS OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
CHAPTER 12M: PROTECTION OF PRIVATE INFORMATION*
CHAPTER 12N: LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER, AND QUESTIONING YOUTH: YOUTH SERVICES SENSITIVITY TRAINING
CHAPTER 12O: EARNED INCOME CREDIT INFORMATION
CHAPTER 12P: MINIMUM COMPENSATION
CHAPTER 12Q: HEALTH CARE ACCOUNTABILITY
CHAPTER 12R: MINIMUM WAGE
CHAPTER 12S: WORKING FAMILIES CREDIT PROGRAM
CHAPTER 12T: CITY CONTRACTOR/SUBCONTRACTOR CONSIDERATION OF CRIMINAL HISTORY IN HIRING AND EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS
CHAPTER 12U: SWEATFREE CONTRACTING
CHAPTER 12V: PERSONAL SERVICES MINIMUM CONTRACTUAL RATE ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 12W: SICK LEAVE*
CHAPTER 12X: PROHIBITING CITY TRAVEL AND CONTRACTING IN STATES THAT ALLOW DISCRIMINATION*
CHAPTER 12Y: SAN FRANCISCO SLAVERY DISCLOSURE ORDINANCE*
CHAPTER 12Z: SAN FRANCISCO FAMILY FRIENDLY WORKPLACE ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 13: JAILS AND PRISONERS
CHAPTER 14: SAN FRANCISCO HEALTH CARE SECURITY ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 14A: DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM
CHAPTER 14B: LOCAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE UTILIZATION AND NON-DISCRIMINATION IN CONTRACTING ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 14C: [EXPIRED]
CHAPTER 15: MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE
CHAPTER 16: OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES GENERALLY
CHAPTER 17: PUBLIC OFF-STREET PARKING FACILITIES
CHAPTER 18: PAYROLL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 19. COMMUNITY SAFETY CAMERA ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 19A: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER 19B: ACQUISITION OF SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGY
CHAPTER 20: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER 21: ACQUISITION OF COMMODITIES AND SERVICES
CHAPTER 21A: HEALTH-RELATED COMMODITIES AND SERVICES
CHAPTER 21B: COMMODITIES AND SERVICES RELATING TO PROJECTS ADDRESSING HOMELESSNESS
CHAPTER 21C: MISCELLANEOUS PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 21D: [RESERVED]
CHAPTER 21E: [RESERVED]
CHAPTER 21F: [RESERVED]
CHAPTER 21G: [RESERVED]
CHAPTER 22: RADIO COMMUNICATION FACILITIES
CHAPTER 22A: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
CHAPTER 22B: TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES
CHAPTER 22C: PUBLIC INTERNET ACCESS
CHAPTER 22D: OPEN DATA POLICY
CHAPTER 22E: CITY-OWNED FIBER-OPTIC FACILITIES
CHAPTER 22G: OFFICE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGY
CHAPTER 23: REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS
CHAPTER 23A: SURPLUS PUBLIC LANDS ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 24: REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
CHAPTER 24A: ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE LOCAL RENT SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM IN THE OFFICE OF MAYOR
CHAPTER 24B: RELOCATION APPEALS BOARD
CHAPTER 25: STREET LIGHTING
CHAPTER 26. DEEMED APPROVED OFF-STREET ALCOHOL USE NUISANCE REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27: HEALTHY NAIL SALON RECOGNITION PROGRAM
CHAPTER 28: ADMINISTRATIVE DEBARMENT PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 29: FINDINGS OF FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AND FEASIBILITY
CHAPTER 29A: [APPROVAL OF POWER PLANT; PLANNING CODE SEC.
CHAPTER 29B: CHILD CARE FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR CITY AND CITY-FUNDED PROJECTS
CHAPTER 30: CENTRALIZATION OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER 31: CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT PROCEDURES AND FEES
CHAPTER 32: RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION LOAN PROGRAM
CHAPTER 33: COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
CHAPTER 33A: LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN (CEDAW)*
CHAPTER 34: NOTIFICATION TO ASSESSOR CONCERNING ZONING RECLASSIFICATIONS OF PROPERTY, CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS AND VARIANCES
CHAPTER 35: RESIDENTIAL, HOTEL, AND PDR COMPATIBILITY AND PROTECTION
CHAPTER 36: COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS AREA PLANS AND PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 37: RESIDENTIAL RENT STABILIZATION AND ARBITRATION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 37A: RENT STABILIZATION AND ARBITRATION FEE
CHAPTER 38: COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS; ACCESS IMPROVEMENT OBLIGATIONS AND NOTICE TO SMALL BUSINESS TENANTS REGARDING DISABILITY ACCESS
CHAPTER 39: [RIGHT TO RETURN TO REVITALIZED PUBLIC HOUSING]
CHAPTER 40: HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT LOAN PROGRAM
CHAPTER 41: RESIDENTIAL HOTEL UNIT CONVERSION AND DEMOLITION
CHAPTER 41A: RESIDENTIAL UNIT CONVERSION AND DEMOLITION
CHAPTER 41B: COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE ACT
CHAPTER 41C: TIME-SHARE CONVERSION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 41D: RESIDENTIAL HOTEL VISITOR POLICIES
CHAPTER 41E. RESIDENTIAL HOTEL MAIL RECEPTACLE ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 41F: TOURIST HOTEL CONVERSION*
CHAPTER 42: INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 43: MUNICIPAL FINANCE LAW
CHAPTER 44: ADULT DAY HEALTH CARE PLANNING COUNCIL
CHAPTER 45: JURY FEES
CHAPTER 47: PREFERENCE IN CITY AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 48: RENTAL SUBSIDY PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES
CHAPTER 49: SECURITY DEPOSITS FOR RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY
CHAPTER 49A: RESIDENTIAL TENANT COMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 49B: RESIDENTIAL RENTAL UNITS: LOCK REPLACEMENTS BY LANDLORD WHEN TENANTS VACATE
CHAPTER 50: NONPROFIT PERFORMING ARTS LOAN PROGRAM
CHAPTER 51: VOLUNTARY ARTS CONTRIBUTIONS PROGRAM
CHAPTER 52: SAN FRANCISCO CARBON MITIGATION PROGRAM
CHAPTER 53: URBAN AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 53A: URBAN AGRICULTURE INCENTIVE ZONES ACT PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 54: SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY FACILITY COMMISSION
CHAPTER 56: DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS
CHAPTER 57: FILM COMMISSION
CHAPTER 58: RIGHT TO COUNSEL IN CIVIL MATTERS
CHAPTER 59: HEALTHY FOOD RETAILER ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 60: ASSISTED HOUSING PRESERVATION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 61: WATERFRONT LAND USE
CHAPTER 62: DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIPS
CHAPTER 63: WATER EFFICIENT IRRIGATION ORDINANCE*
CHAPTER 64: CITY EMPLOYEE AND CITY CONTRACTOR SAFETY AND HEALTH
CHAPTER 65: RENT REDUCTION AND RELOCATION PLAN FOR TENANTS INCONVENIENCED BY SEISMIC WORK PERFORMED PURSUANT TO CHAPTERS 14 AND 15 OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BUILDING CODE
CHAPTER 65A: COMPENSATION, OR SUBSTITUTE HOUSING SERVICE, FOR TENANTS AFFECTED BY TEMPORARY SEVERANCE OF SPECIFIED HOUSING SERVICES DURING MANDATORY SEISMIC WORK REQUIRED BY BUILDING CODE CHAPTER 34B
CHAPTER 66: SEISMIC SAFETY RETROFIT PROGRAM
CHAPTER 67: THE SAN FRANCISCO SUNSHINE ORDINANCE OF 1999
CHAPTER 67A: CELL PHONES, PAGERS AND SIMILAR SOUND-PRODUCING ELECTRICAL DEVICES
CHAPTER 68: CULTURAL EQUITY ENDOWMENT FUND
CHAPTER 69: SAN FRANCISCO HEALTH AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 70: IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY
CHAPTER 71: MILLS ACT CONTRACT PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 72: RELOCATION ASSISTANCE FOR LEAD HAZARD REMEDIATION
CHAPTER 74: RENT ESCROW ACCOUNT PROGRAM
CHAPTER 77: BUILDING INSPECTION COMMISSION APPEALS
CHAPTER 78: DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING INSPECTION PERMIT TRACKING SYSTEM
CHAPTER 79: PREAPPROVAL NOTICE FOR CERTAIN CITY PROJECTS
CHAPTER 79A: ADDITIONAL PREAPPROVAL NOTICE FOR CERTAIN CITY PROJECTS
CHAPTER 80: ANTI-BLIGHT ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 80A: ORDERS TO VACATE DUE TO HAZARDOUS HOUSING CONDITIONS
CHAPTER 82: LOCAL HIRING POLICY FOR CONSTRUCTION
CHAPTER 83: FIRST SOURCE HIRING PROGRAM
CHAPTER 84: SAN FRANCISCO RESIDENTIAL RENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR PERSONS DISQUALIFIED FROM FEDERAL RENT SUBSIDY PROGRAMS BY THE FEDERAL QUALITY HOUSING AND WORK RESPONSIBILITY ACT OF 1998 (QHWRA)
CHAPTER 86: CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST COMMISSION
CHAPTER 87: FAIR HOUSING IMPLEMENTATION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 88: PERFORMANCE AND REVIEW ORDINANCE OF 1999
CHAPTER 89: DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES
CHAPTER 90: ENTERTAINMENT COMMISSION
CHAPTER 90A: PROMOTING AND SUSTAINING MUSIC AND CULTURE
CHAPTER 91: LANGUAGE ACCESS
CHAPTER 92: REAL ESTATE LOAN COUNSELING AND EDUCATION
CHAPTER 93: PREGNANCY INFORMATION DISCLOSURE AND PROTECTION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 94: THE SAN FRANCISCO PLAZA PROGRAM
CHAPTER 94A: THE SAN FRANCISCO PLACES FOR PEOPLE PROGRAM
CHAPTER 95: IDENTIFICATION CARDS
CHAPTER 96: COORDINATION BETWEEN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY
CHAPTER 96A: LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 96B: POLICY MAKING MARIJUANA OFFENSES THE LOWEST LAW ENFORCEMENT PRIORITY
CHAPTER 96C: POLICE INTERROGATION OF YOUTH - JEFF ADACHI YOUTH RIGHTS ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 97: HEALTHCARE IMPACT REPORTS
CHAPTER 98: THE BETTER STREETS POLICY
CHAPTER 99: PUBLIC POWER IN NEW CITY DEVELOPMENTS
CHAPTER 100: PROCEDURES GOVERNING THE IMPOSITION OF ADMINISTRATIVE FINES
CHAPTER 101: RESTRICTING THE PURCHASE, SALE, OR DISTRIBUTION OF SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES BY OR FOR THE CITY
CHAPTER 102: OUR CHILDREN, OUR FAMILIES COUNCIL
CHAPTER 103: NON-COOPERATION WITH IDENTITY-BASED REGISTRY ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 104: COLLECTION OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY DATA
CHAPTER 105: CIGARETTE LITTER ABATEMENT FEE ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 106: CITY NAVIGATION CENTERS
CHAPTER 107: CULTURAL DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 107A: AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURAL DISTRICT
CHAPTER 107B: CASTRO LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, AND QUEER (LGBTQ) CULTURAL DISTRICT
CHAPTER 109: PRIORITIZING 100% AFFORDABLE HOUSING
CHAPTER 115: AUTOMATED POINT OF SALE STATION REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 116: COMPATIBILITY AND PROTECTION FOR RESIDENTIAL USES AND PLACES OF ENTERTAINMENT
CHAPTER 117: COOPERATIVE LIVING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
CHAPTER 119: SAFE PARKING PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 120: ADMINISTRATION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FUNDS
CHAPTER 121: CLOSURE OF JUVENILE HALL
APPENDIX: Table of Initiative Ordinances and Policy Declarations
References to Ordinances
San Francisco Business and Tax Regulations Code
BUSINESS AND TAX REGULATIONS CODE
THE SAN FRANCISCO CODES
PREFACE TO THE BUSINESS AND TAX REGULATIONS CODE
ARTICLE 1: PERMIT PROCEDURES
ARTICLE 2: LICENSE FEES
ARTICLE 3: [REPEALED]
ARTICLE 4: [RESERVED]
ARTICLE 5: ELECTRICAL MUSICAL DEVICES
ARTICLE 6: COMMON ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 7: TAX ON TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY OF HOTEL ROOMS
ARTICLE 8: SUGARY DRINKS DISTRIBUTOR TAX ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 9: TAX ON OCCUPANCY OF PARKING SPACE IN PARKING STATIONS
ARTICLE 10: UTILITY USERS TAX
ARTICLE 10B: ACCESS LINE TAX
ARTICLE 11: STADIUM OPERATOR ADMISSION TAX
ARTICLE 12: BUSINESS REGISTRATION
ARTICLE 12-A: PAYROLL EXPENSE TAX ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 12-A-1: GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 12-B: BUSINESS TAX REFUND
ARTICLE 12B-1: NEIGHBORHOOD BEAUTIFICATION AND GRAFFITI CLEAN-UP FUND TAX OPTION
ARTICLE 12-C: REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER TAX
ARTICLE 12-D: UNIFORM LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX
ARTICLE 13: CONNECTIONS TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TERMINAL ALARM PANEL
ARTICLE 14: TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
ARTICLE 15: BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS PROCEDURE CODE
ARTICLE 15A: PUBLIC REALM LANDSCAPING, IMPROVEMENT AND MAINTENANCE ASSESSMENT DISTRICTS ("GREEN BENEFIT DISTRICTS")
ARTICLE 16: LIVING WAGE FOR EDUCATORS PARCEL TAX
ARTICLE 17: BUSINESS TAX PENALTY AMNESTY PROGRAM
ARTICLE 20: FINANCIAL INFORMATION PRIVACY ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 21: EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION COMMERCIAL RENTS TAX ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 22: PARKING STATIONS; REVENUE CONTROL EQUIPMENT
ARTICLE 23: VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEE EXPENDITURE PLAN
ARTICLE 28: HOMELESSNESS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 32: TRAFFIC CONGESTION MITIGATION TAX
References to Ordinances
San Francisco Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code
San Francisco Environment Code
ENVIRONMENT CODE
THE SAN FRANCISCO CODES
PREFACE TO THE ENVIRONMENT CODE
CHAPTER 1: PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE POLICY STATEMENT
CHAPTER 2: ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE PURCHASING ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 3: INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
CHAPTER 4: HEALTHY AIR AND CLEAN TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
CHAPTER 5: RESOURCE CONSERVATION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 7: GREEN BUILDING REQUIREMENTS FOR CITY BUILDINGS
CHAPTER 8: TROPICAL HARDWOOD AND VIRGIN REDWOOD BAN
CHAPTER 9: GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS TARGETS AND DEPARTMENTAL ACTION PLANS
CHAPTER 10: TRANSPORTATION OF AGGREGATE MATERIALS
CHAPTER 11: CELL PHONE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 12: URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL
CHAPTER 13: ARSENIC-TREATED WOOD
CHAPTER 14: CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION DEBRIS RECOVERY ORDINANCE*
CHAPTER 15: GREEN BUSINESS PROGRAM
CHAPTER 16: FOOD SERVICE AND PACKAGING WASTE REDUCTION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 17: PLASTIC BAG REDUCTION ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 18: SOLAR ENERGY INCENTIVE PROGRAM
CHAPTER 19: MANDATORY RECYCLING AND COMPOSTING
CHAPTER 20: EXISTING BUILDINGS ENERGY PERFORMANCE
CHAPTER 21: CLEAN ENERGY FULL DISCLOSURE ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 22: SAFE DRUG DISPOSAL
CHAPTER 23: DRINK TAP ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 24: BOTTLED DRINKING WATER
CHAPTER 25: CLEAN CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC WORKS
CHAPTER 26: BETTER ROOF REQUIREMENTS
CHAPTER 27: ANTIBIOTIC USE IN FOOD ANIMALS
CHAPTER 28: FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS IN UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE AND JUVENILE PRODUCTS
CHAPTER 29: ELECTRIC VEHICLE READINESS IMPLEMENTATION*
CHAPTER 30: RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
CHAPTER 31: ELECTRIC VEHICLE AND CHARGING IN COMMERCIAL PARKING LOTS AND GARAGES*
References to Ordinances
San Francisco Fire Code
San Francisco Health Code
HEALTH CODE
THE SAN FRANCISCO CODES
PREFACE TO THE HEALTH CODE
ARTICLE 1: ANIMALS
ARTICLE 1A: ANIMAL SACRIFICE
ARTICLE 1B: PERFORMANCE OF WILD OR EXOTIC ANIMALS FOR PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT OR AMUSEMENT
ARTICLE 1C: SALE OF ANIMALS
ARTICLE 1D: ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS
ARTICLE 2: COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
ARTICLE 3: HOSPITALS
ARTICLE 4: DECEASED PERSONS
ARTICLE 5: PUBLIC HEALTH - GENERAL
ARTICLE 6: GARBAGE AND REFUSE
ARTICLE 7: LAUNDRIES
ARTICLE 8: FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS
ARTICLE 8A: CANNABIS CONSUMPTION PERMITS
ARTICLE 9: DAIRY AND MILK CODE
ARTICLE 10: MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS
ARTICLE 11: NUISANCES
ARTICLE 11A: BED BUG INFESTATION PREVENTION, TREATMENT, DISCLOSURE, AND REPORTING
ARTICLE 12: SANITATION - GENERAL
ARTICLE 12A: BACKFLOW PREVENTION
ARTICLE 12B: SOIL BORING AND WELL REGULATIONS
ARTICLE 12C: ALTERNATE WATER SOURCES FOR NON-POTABLE APPLICATIONS
ARTICLE 14: AMBULANCES AND ROUTINE MEDICAL TRANSPORT VEHICLES
ARTICLE 15: PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS
ARTICLE 16: REGULATING THE USE OF 'ECONOMIC POISONS'
ARTICLE 17: DISPOSAL OF UNCLAIMED PERSONAL PROPERTY AT SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL
ARTICLE 18: PROVIDING FOR ISSUANCE OF CITATIONS TO VIOLATORS
ARTICLE 19: SMOKING POLLUTION CONTROL
ARTICLE 19A: REGULATING SMOKING IN EATING ESTABLISHMENTS [SUSPENDED]
ARTICLE 19B: REGULATING SMOKING IN SHARED OFFICE WORKPLACE [SUSPENDED]
ARTICLE 19C: REGULATING SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES AND IN HEALTH, EDUCATIONAL AND CHILD CARE FACILITIES [SUSPENDED]
ARTICLE 19D: PROHIBITING CIGARETTE VENDING MACHINES
ARTICLE 19E: PROHIBITING SMOKING IN PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT AND CERTAIN SPORTS ARENAS [SUSPENDED]
ARTICLE 19F: PROHIBITING SMOKING IN ENCLOSED AREAS, CERTAIN UNENCLOSED AREAS, AND SPORTS STADIUMS
ARTICLE 19G: ENFORCEMENT OF SMOKING PROHIBITIONS
ARTICLE 19H: PERMITS FOR THE SALE OF TOBACCO
ARTICLE 19I: PROHIBITING SMOKING IN CITY PARK AND RECREATIONAL AREAS AND FARMERS' MARKETS
ARTICLE 19J: PROHIBITING PHARMACIES FROM SELLING TOBACCO PRODUCTS
ARTICLE 19K: PROHIBITING SALES OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS ON PROPERTY OWNED BY OR UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
ARTICLE 19L: PROHIBITING SMOKING AT CERTAIN OUTDOOR EVENTS
ARTICLE 19M: DISCLOSURE TO PROSPECTIVE RESIDENTIAL TENANTS OF WHETHER A UNIT IS SMOKE FREE OR SMOKING OPTIONAL, AND INFORMING EXISTING RESIDENTIAL TENANTS WHERE SMOKING IS OPTIONAL
ARTICLE 19N: ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES - RESTRICTIONS ON SALE AND USE
ARTICLE 19O: [SMOKELESS TOBACCO - USE PROHIBITED AT ATHLETIC VENUES]
ARTICLE 19P: PROHIBITING THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PERSONS AGED 18, 19, OR 20
ARTICLE 19Q: PROHIBITING THE SALE OF FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS
ARTICLE 19R: PROHIBITING THE SALE OF ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES LACKING FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION PREMARKET APPROVAL
ARTICLE 19S: PROHIBITING THE SALE AND DISTRIBUTION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS IN SAN FRANCISCO
ARTICLE 20: ALKYL NITRITES
ARTICLE 21: HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
ARTICLE 21A: RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
ARTICLE 22: HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
ARTICLE 22A: ANALYZING SOILS FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE
ARTICLE 22B: CONSTRUCTION DUST CONTROL REQUIREMENTS
ARTICLE 23: VIDEO DISPLAY TERMINAL WORKER SAFETY
ARTICLE 24: CHLOROFLUOROCARBON RECOVERY AND RECYCLING
ARTICLE 25: MEDICAL WASTE GENERATOR REGISTRATION, PERMITTING, INSPECTIONS AND FEES
ARTICLE 26: COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL LEAD POISONING INVESTIGATION, MANAGEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM
ARTICLE 27: HEALTH SERVICE SYSTEM AGREEMENT
ARTICLE 28: MEDICAL CANNABIS USER AND PRIMARY CAREGIVER IDENTIFICATION CARDS
ARTICLE 29: LICENSING AND REGULATION OF MASSAGE PRACTITIONERS AND MASSAGE BUSINESSES
ARTICLE 30: REGULATION OF DIESEL BACKUP GENERATORS
ARTICLE 31: HUNTERS POINT SHIPYARD
ARTICLE 32: DISEASE PREVENTION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT
ARTICLE 33: MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT
ARTICLE 34: HEALTHY PRODUCTS, HEALTHY CHILDREN ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 35: BIOLOGICAL AGENT DETECTORS
ARTICLE 36: CHILD COUGH AND COLD MEDICINE WARNING ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 37: TRANS FAT FREE RESTAURANT PROGRAM ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 38: ENHANCED VENTILATION REQUIRED FOR URBAN INFILL SENSITIVE USE DEVELOPMENTS
ARTICLE 39: COMMERCIAL DOG WALKING
ARTICLE 40: SAFE BODY ART
ARTICLE 41: MENTAL HEALTH
ARTICLE 42: SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES
ARTICLE 43: SURPLUS MEDICATION REPOSITORY AND DISTRIBUTION
ARTICLE 45: CITY-OPERATED ADULT RESIDENTIAL FACILITY
References to Ordinances
San Francisco Municipal Elections Code
San Francisco Park Code
San Francisco Planning Code
San Francisco Zoning Maps
San Francisco Police Code
POLICE CODE
THE SAN FRANCISCO CODES
PREFACE TO THE POLICE CODE
ARTICLE 1: PUBLIC NUISANCES
ARTICLE 1.1: REGULATING THE USE OF VEHICLES FOR HUMAN HABITATION
ARTICLE 1.2 DISCRIMINATION IN HOUSING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH MINOR CHILDREN
ARTICLE 1.3: TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON RENTAL INCREASES RENT ROLLBACK BASED UPON APRIL 15, 1979, RENTAL RATES AND REFUNDING ANY RENT INCREASES
ARTICLE 1.5: DISPLAY OF LIFE AND PROPERTY CONSERVATION DECALS
ARTICLE 2: DISORDERLY CONDUCT
ARTICLE 3: GAMES OF CHANCE
ARTICLE 4: PARADES
ARTICLE 4.5: FUNERAL PROCESSION ESCORTS
ARTICLE 5: OFFENSIVE POWDERS
ARTICLE 6: FRAUD AND DECEIT
ARTICLE 7: ANIMALS AND BIRDS
ARTICLE 7.1: HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES
ARTICLE 8: MINORS
ARTICLE 9: MISCELLANEOUS CONDUCT REGULATIONS
ARTICLE 9.5: PROHIBITING OF PROFESSIONAL STRIKEBREAKERS
ARTICLE 9.6: REGULATIONS FOR SOLICITATION FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES
ARTICLE 10: REGULATIONS FOR ADVERTISING
ARTICLE 10.1: REGULATING EXPOSURE OF PHOTOGRAPHS, CARTOONS OR DRAWINGS ON NEWSRACKS
ARTICLE 10.2: REGULATION OF COMPUTER RENTAL BUSINESSES
ARTICLE 11: REGULATIONS FOR AMUSEMENTS
ARTICLE 11.1: COMMERCIAL DISPLAY OF DEAD HUMAN BODIES
ARTICLE 11.2: REGULATIONS FOR ADULT THEATERS AND ADULT BOOKSTORES PERMIT AND LICENSE PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 12: REGULATIONS FOR AUTOMOBILES
ARTICLE 13: MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS FOR PROFESSIONS AND TRADES
ARTICLE 13.1: JUNK DEALERS - PERMIT AND REGULATION
ARTICLE 13.2 BICYCLE MESSENGER BUSINESSES
ARTICLE 13.3: CAR RENTAL BUSINESSES
ARTICLE 13.4: REDUCING RENTAL-CAR BURGLARIES
ARTICLE 14: LICENSES FOR ADVERTISING
ARTICLE 15: LICENSES FOR AMUSEMENTS
ARTICLE 15.1: ENTERTAINMENT REGULATIONS PERMIT AND LICENSE PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 15.2: ENTERTAINMENT REGULATIONS FOR EXTENDED-HOURS PREMISES
ARTICLE 15.3: PROHIBITING NUDE PERFORMERS, WAITERS AND WAITRESSES
ARTICLE 15.4: ENCOUNTER STUDIOS
ARTICLE 15.5: NUDE MODELS IN PUBLIC PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS
ARTICLE 15.6: ESCORT SERVICES
ARTICLE 15.7: EVENT PROMOTERS
ARTICLE 16: REGULATION OF CANNABIS
ARTICLE 17: MISCELLANEOUS LICENSE REGULATIONS
ARTICLE 17.1: REGULATIONS FOR FORTUNETELLING; PERMIT AND LICENSE PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 18: SAN FRANCISCO POLICE PISTOL RANGE
ARTICLE 19: DISPOSAL OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY
ARTICLE 20: REPRODUCING AND FURNISHING REPORTS
ARTICLE 22: CITATIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE HEALTH CODE AND POLICE CODE
ARTICLE 23: REGULATIONS FOR PORT AREA*
ARTICLE 24: REGULATING STREET ARTISTS*
ARTICLE 25: REGULATIONS FOR PRIVATE PROTECTION AND SECURITY SERVICES*
ARTICLE 26: REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC BATH HOUSES
ARTICLE 27: REGULATIONS FOR MORTGAGE MODIFICATION CONSULTANTS
ARTICLE 28: REGULATIONS FOR PAWNBROKERS PERMIT AND LICENSE PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 29: REGULATION OF NOISE
ARTICLE 30: PERMITS FOR TOW CAR DRIVERS
ARTICLE 30.1: PERMITS FOR TOW CAR FIRMS
ARTICLE 31: REGULATIONS FOR TEMPORARY HELIPORTS AND PERMIT PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 32: REGULATIONS FOR CONDUCTING BINGO GAMES
ARTICLE 32A: REGULATIONS FOR CONDUCTING POKER GAMES
ARTICLE 33: PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RACE, COLOR, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, PLACE OF BIRTH, SEX, AGE, RELIGION, CREED, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, WEIGHT, OR HEIGHT
ARTICLE 33A: PROHIBITION OF EMPLOYER INTERFERENCE WITH EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES AND REGULATIONS OF EMPLOYER DRUG TESTING OF EMPLOYEES
ARTICLE 33B: PROHIBITION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION BY CLUBS OR ORGANIZATIONS WHICH ARE NOT DISTINCTLY PRIVATE
ARTICLE 33C: DISPLACED WORKER PROTECTION
ARTICLE 33D: GROCERY WORKER RETENTION
ARTICLE 33E: HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY WORKER RETENTION
ARTICLE 33F: HOURS AND RETENTION PROTECTIONS FOR FORMULA RETAIL EMPLOYEES
ARTICLE 33G: PREDICTABLE SCHEDULING AND FAIR TREATMENT FOR FORMULA RETAIL EMPLOYEES
ARTICLE 33H: PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
ARTICLE 33I: LACTATION IN THE WORKPLACE
ARTICLE 33J: PARITY IN PAY
ARTICLE 34: REGULATIONS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS - PERMIT AND LICENSE PROVISIONS
ARTICLE 35: FIREARM STRICT LIABILITY ACT
ARTICLE 36: PROHIBITING THE CARRYING OF A FIREARM WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE OR DRUG, OR POSSESSION OF A FIREARM WHILE UPON PUBLIC PREMISES SELLING OR SERVING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
ARTICLE 36A: [SALE, MANUFACTURE, AND DISTRIBUTION OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION; POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS]
ARTICLE 36B: STORAGE OF FIREARMS IN MOTOR VEHICLES
ARTICLE 36C: PROHIBITION OF FIREARMS AT PUBLIC GATHERINGS
ARTICLE 37: POLICE EMERGENCY ALARM ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 38: PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF AIDS AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
ARTICLE 39: PEDICABS
ARTICLE 40: DRUG FREE WORKPLACE ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 41: PROHIBITING THE SALE OR POSSESSION OF REPLICA HYPODERMIC NEEDLES OR SYRINGES
ARTICLE 42: SALE AND DISPLAY OF AEROSOL PAINT CONTAINERS AND MARKER PENS
ARTICLE 42A: COLOR TIRES
ARTICLE 42B: MERCURY THERMOMETERS
ARTICLE 42D: SALE AND DISPLAY OF PRODUCTS CONTAINING HYDROFLUORIC ACID
ARTICLE 43: ACCESS TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
ARTICLE 44: CLOSED CAPTIONS ACTIVATION REQUIREMENT ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 45: FIREARMS AND WEAPONS VIOLENCE PREVENTION ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 46: PROHIBITING SELF-SERVICE MERCHANDISING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS EXCEPT IN PLACES TO WHICH MINORS HAVE NO ACCESS
ARTICLE 47: PERSONAL WATERCRAFT
ARTICLE 48: LASER POINTERS
ARTICLE 49: PROCEDURES FOR CONSIDERING ARRESTS AND CONVICTIONS AND RELATED INFORMATION IN EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING DECISIONS
ARTICLE 50: CRIMINAL HISTORY IN ADMISSION TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
ARTICLE 51: STORMWATER FLOOD RISK DISCLOSURE
ARTICLE 52: OCCUPANT'S RIGHT TO CHOOSE A COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES PROVIDER
ARTICLE 55: ACCEPTANCE OF CASH BY BRICK-AND-MORTAR BUSINESSES
References to Ordinances
San Francisco Port Code
San Francisco Public Works Code
PUBLIC WORKS CODE
THE SAN FRANCISCO CODES
PREFACE TO THE PUBLIC WORKS CODE
ARTICLE 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
ARTICLE 2: PUBLIC CONTRACT PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 2.1: PERMIT FEES AND OCCUPANCY ASSESSMENTS
ARTICLE 2.3: HUNTERS POINT SHIPYARD
ARTICLE 2.4: EXCAVATION IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY
ARTICLE 3: REGULATIONS IN REGARD TO WORKING CONDITIONS
ARTICLE 4: SEWERS
ARTICLE 4.1: INDUSTRIAL WASTE
ARTICLE 4.2. SEWER SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
ARTICLE 4.3: SEWERS
ARTICLE 5: STREET FLOWER MARKETS
ARTICLE 5.1: ANTI-LITTER RECEPTACLES
ARTICLE 5.2: TABLES AND CHAIRS IN PUBLIC SIDEWALK OR ROADWAY AREAS
ARTICLE 5.3: DISPLAY OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES OR NONFOOD MERCHANDISE ON PUBLIC SIDEWALKS
ARTICLE 5.4: REGULATION OF NEWSRACKS
ARTICLE 5.5: DISTRIBUTION OF FREE SAMPLE MERCHANDISE ON PUBLIC PROPERTY
ARTICLE 5.6: POSTING OF SIGNS ON CITY-OWNED LAMP POSTS OR UTILITY POLES
ARTICLE 5.7: HANDBILL DISTRIBUTION ON PRIVATE PREMISES; DISPLAY OF BANNERS
ARTICLE 5.8: PERMIT REGULATIONS FOR MOBILE FOOD FACILITIES CONCERNING PRODUCTS FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
ARTICLE 6: STREET IMPROVEMENT PROCEDURE
ARTICLE 6.1: IMPROVEMENT PROCEDURE CODE
ARTICLE 7: MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS
ARTICLE 9: UNACCEPTED STREETS
ARTICLE 11: SPUR TRACKS
ARTICLE 13: ENGINEERING INSPECTION
ARTICLE 14: UNDERGROUND PIPES, WIRES AND CONDUITS
ARTICLE 15: MISCELLANEOUS
ARTICLE 16: URBAN FORESTRY ORDINANCE
ARTICLE 16.1: TREE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
ARTICLE 17: CONTROL OF DUMPS DISPOSING OF MATERIALS FROM CONSTRUCTION OR DEMOLITION
ARTICLE 18: UTILITY FACILITIES
ARTICLE 19: PUBLIC TELEPHONE BOOTHS ON PUBLIC SIDEWALKS
ARTICLE 20: PROHIBITED BICYCLE ACTIONS AND TRANSACTIONS
ARTICLE 21: RESTRICTION OF USE OF POTABLE WATER FOR SOIL COMPACTION AND DUST CONTROL ACTIVITIES
ARTICLE 22: RECLAIMED WATER USE
ARTICLE 23: GRAFFITI REMOVAL AND ABATEMENT
ARTICLE 24: SHOPPING CARTS
ARTICLE 25: PERSONAL WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITIES
ARTICLE 26*: ILLEGAL DUMPING
ARTICLE 27: SURFACE-MOUNTED FACILITIES
References to Ordinances
San Francisco Subdivision Code
San Francisco Transportation Code
San Francisco Building Inspection Commission (BIC) Codes
Comprehensive Ordinance List
CHAPTER 66:
SEISMIC SAFETY RETROFIT PROGRAM
 
History and Purpose.
Definitions.
Program Regulations.
Amount and Use of Program Funds.
Loan Terms.
Preservation of Housing.
Lending Criteria.
Contracting Requirements.
Loan Application Process.
Loan Committee Decisions.
Loan Disbursements, Monitoring.
Loan Servicing.
Prevailing Wages.
Property/Liability Insurance.
Monitoring for Compliance with Declaration of Restrictions and Other Documents.
Program Management.
Validation.
 
SEC. 66.1.  HISTORY AND PURPOSE.
   (a)   The purpose of this Chapter 66 is to authorize and implement a Seismic Safety Retrofit and Affordable Housing Loan Program (“Program” as defined below) for the City and County of San Francisco (“City” as defined below).
   (b)   On November 3, 1992, the City’s voters approved Proposition A, a ballot measure authorizing the issuance of up to $350 million of general obligation bonds to establish a Seismic Safety Loan Program (“SSLP”) to provide loans for the seismic strengthening of unreinforced masonry buildings (“Proposition A”); as of 2016, less than $100 million of such issuance authority had been utilized. On November 8, 2016, voters approved Proposition C, a ballot measure expanding the permitted uses for which SSLP funds could be loaned (“Proposition C”). Among other changes, Proposition C authorized loans to “finance the costs to acquire, improve, and rehabilitate and to convert at-risk multi-unit residential buildings to permanent affordable housing.”
   (c)   Consequently, the purpose of this Chapter 66 is to authorize and implement the program created by Proposition A, as amended by Proposition C, by describing the conditions under which the City may lend general obligation bond proceeds to building owners to finance the seismic retrofit of unreinforced masonry buildings, or to finance the acquisition, improvement and/or rehabilitation of “at risk” multi-unit residential buildings, subject to the conditions and provisions herein. The City’s Board of Supervisors (the “Board”) intends that the Program be used to protect buildings that are at-risk due to their physical condition and need for seismic and other life safety improvements, or for which there is a risk of loss of affordability or a risk of loss of the opportunity to create permanent housing affordability, due to vacancy decontrol or market speculation. The Board further intends that Program funds, particularly those funds used to make Below Market Rate Loans (as defined below), be prioritized for use in supporting the conversion of residential buildings to permanent rent-restricted affordable housing.
   (d)   In addition to the requirements of this Chapter 66, the Program shall be subject to all federal, state and local laws applicable to the issuance of bonds related to the Program, the making of loans, specific seismic retrofit standards, fire, health and safety upgrades and any other applicable requirements.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66.1 added by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated as Sec. 66.2 and amended by Ord. 270-18 , File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.2.  DEFINITIONS.
   Unless otherwise indicated by the context, the following definitions shall govern construction of terms in this Chapter 66:
   “Act” means collectively the provisions of a measure entitled “Earthquake Safety Loan Bonds,” adopted by the voters as Proposition A on November 3, 1992, as amended by a measure entitled “Loans to Finance Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing,” adopted by the voters as Proposition C on November 8, 2016, as same may be amended.
   “Applicant” means an applicant for a Loan or any successor in interest.
   “Application” means an application for a Loan.
   “Below Market Rate Loan” means a Loan made, the interest of which yields at least one-third of the City Cost of Funds.
   “Board” means the Board of Supervisors of the City.
   “Bond Proceeds” means the proceeds of general obligation bonds to be issued by the City to provide funds for the Program, including interest on such proceeds of such general obligation bonds.
   “Borrower” means a recipient of a Loan.
   “Building Code” means the San Francisco Building Code, as such code may be amended from time to time.
   “City” means the City and County of San Francisco.
   “City Cost of Funds” means the true interest cost applicable to City Bond Proceeds funding Loans made hereunder.
   “Declaration of Restrictions” means an agreement to be executed by the Borrower and recorded against the Property as a condition to the receipt of a Loan hereunder in order to restrict use of the Property, as further described in this Chapter 66.
   “Deferred Loan” means a Below Market Rate Loan, for which the repayment of principal and interest thereof is deferred until the sooner to occur of (1) 55 years after such Loan is made, or (2) the borrower transfers title to, or the beneficial ownership of, the building whose improvements were financed with such Loan proceeds, unless such transfer is permitted by the rules and regulations established by the Director.
   “Director” means the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, or the Director’s designee.
   “Fund” means the Seismic Strengthening and Affordable Housing Loan Fund established pursuant to Administrative Code Section 10.100.315,1 or such other fund that the Director establishes with the Office of the Controller to administer the Program.
   “Loan” means a loan made pursuant to this Chapter 66, and includes Below Market Rate Loans, Deferred Loans, and Market Rate Loans.
   “Loan Committee” means the Citywide Affordable Housing Loan Committee, an internal Loan review committee of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development.
   “Market Rate Loan” means a loan which bears a rate of interest that, when coupled with the annual administrative fee charged by the City, yields a total return to the City that equals the City Cost of Funds for the series of bonds providing funding for such loan, plus 100 basis points.
   “MOHCD” shall mean the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, or any such successor department of the City assuming the responsibilities for administration and management of the Program.
   “Program” shall mean the seismic safety retrofit and affordable housing loan program funded by the Bond Proceeds authorized by the Act.
   “Program Regulations” means the rules and regulations regarding the Program to be published by the Director, which will be designed to carry out and implement the purposes set forth in the Act and this Chapter 66.
   “Property” means any legal parcel(s) of real property eligible for a Loan under the Program, and subject to a Declaration of Restrictions, as provided hereunder.
   All terms used herein but not otherwise defined shall be as defined under the Act.
(Added as Sec. 66.1 by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66.2 added by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; redesignated as Sec. 66.3 and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
CODIFICATION NOTE
1.   So in Ord. 270-18.
SEC. 66.3.  PROGRAM REGULATIONS.
   The Director shall publish from time to time Program Regulations for the Program that are necessary and appropriate to effectively and efficiently implement the Program, as authorized by the Act and in accordance with this Chapter 66. The Director shall publish such Program Regulations on the website of MOHCD and in such other public places as the Director shall deem appropriate, and provide the Program Regulations to persons requesting a written copy thereof. The Program Regulations shall address matters including, but not limited to, Program and Fund administration, underwriting criteria, loan processing and documentation, and loan enforcement. The Program Regulations shall also cover the use of Loan proceeds for the costs of the acquisition, improvement, and/or rehabilitation of “at risk” multi-unit residential buildings, as further provided herein. Such Program Regulations and any material amendments thereto shall be subject to review and approval by the Loan Committee, and shall be reported to the General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee at the first meeting of that committee following the effective date of such Program Regulations or amendments.
(Added as Sec. 66.2 by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; redesignated and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66.3 added by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated as Sec. 66.4 and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.4.  AMOUNT AND USE OF PROGRAM FUNDS.
   (a)   The Program and the issuance of general obligation bonds by the City to fund such Program in accordance with the Act are hereby authorized. A maximum of $350,000,000 will be raised for the Program through the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds of the City for deposit into the Fund for use in the Program and for payment of certain bond issuance costs, and such general obligation bonds shall be allocated as provided below. Loans made under the Program for multi-unit properties may be used for costs associated with:
      (1)   the acquisition, improvement, and/or rehabilitation of “at-risk” multi-unit residential buildings;
      (2)   the conversion of such buildings to permanent affordable housing; and
      (3)   financing the cost of needed seismic, fire, health and safety upgrades, or other major rehabilitation for habitability of such structures. Notwithstanding the foregoing, proceeds of the Program shall not be used to finance new construction of permanent affordable housing units, or the acquisition of multi-unit residential buildings without improvement and/or rehabilitation of such buildings.
   (b)   A maximum of $150,000,000 of general obligation bonds shall be issued for the purpose of originating Below Market Rate Loans under the Program in accordance with Program Regulations.
   (c)   Of the $150,000,000 available for Below Market Rate Loans, a maximum of $60,000,000 of such amount shall be made available for for1 Deferred Loans under the Program..1
   (d)   A maximum of $200,000,000 of general obligation bonds shall be made available to originate Market Rate Loans.
   (e)   Fees for Services, Indemnification. To the extent permitted by law, MOHCD may charge reasonable fees, including Loan origination and monitoring fees, and such other necessary fees of consultants and agents retained to administer the Program. MOHCD may use Bond Proceeds to pay such fees or may charge such fees to Applicants and Borrowers. MOHCD may also require Applicants and Borrowers to defend and indemnify the City against future claims, liabilities, and losses related to its administration of the Program as a condition precedent to making a Loan.
   (f)   Combining Loans. MOHCD may issue to a particular Property any number of Below Market Rate Loans, Market Rate Loans, and Deferred Loans in any combination thereof that the Director deems appropriate 1
(Added as Sec. 66.3 by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66.4 added by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated as Sec. 66.5 and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
CODIFICATION NOTE
1.   So in Ord. 270-18.
SEC. 66.5.  LOAN TERMS.
SEC. 66.4.  LOAN.1
   All loans made under the Program shall be fully repaid over such periods as set forth in the Program Regulations but in no event for a term greater than 55 years, on such terms as the Director shall establish and deem appropriate, including but not limited to, loans the principal and/or interest of which are repaid in a single lump sum at the maturity of such loan. Principal and interest Loan repayments will be deposited into the Fund pursuant to the terms of the Program Regulations. All payments of principal and interest collected in connection with Below Market Rate Loans shall be remitted to the Controller’s office to be applied toward repayment of the Bonds associated with such Loans. All payments of principal, and the amount of interest equal to the City Cost of Funds, collected in connection with Market Rate Loans shall be remitted to the Controller’s Office to be applied toward repayment of the Bonds associated with such Loans. At the discretion of the Director, payments of interest in excess of the City Cost of Funds collected in connection with Market Rate Loans may be deposited into the Fund.
(Added as Sec. 66.4 by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66.5 added by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated as Sec. 66.6 and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
CODIFICATION NOTE
1.   So in Ord. 270-18.
SEC. 66.6. PRESERVATION OF HOUSING.
   (a)   Any Below Market Rate Loan made under the Program shall be subject to a Declaration of Restrictions. The term of the Declaration of Restrictions shall be sufficient to ensure that units acquired, improved, or rehabilitated remain affordable for as long as all or any portion of the buildings financed with the Loan operate as multi-family residential facilities.
   (b)   Market Rate Loans made under the Program shall be subject to a Declaration of Restrictions only to the extent set forth in the Program Regulations. The repayment liability for funds from any Market Rate Loan used for rehabilitation of a residential building shall not be passed through to tenants as a capital improvements rent increase or otherwise.
(Added as Sec. 66.5 by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; redesignated and amended by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66.6 added by Ord. 1-93, App. 1/7/93; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; repealed by Ord. 1-01, File No. 001968, App. 1/12/2001)
SEC. 66.7.  LENDING CRITERIA.
   Applicants must satisfy the underwriting criteria set forth in the Program Regulations, including but not limited to, appropriate loan-to-value and debt service coverage ratios, reserve requirements, credit worthiness, scope of work, experience, and such other factors as the Director deems appropriate.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.8.  CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS.
   Each Applicant must comply with all City contracting requirements, including but not limited to health insurance requirements, the Local Business Enterprise and Non-Discrimination in Contracting Program in Administrative Code Section 14B, and the First Source Hiring Program in Administrative Code Section 83. The Director shall ensure that the Program Regulations include compliance with City contracting requirements as a condition of receiving a Loan under the Program.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.9.  LOAN APPLICATION PROCESS.
   Application information and forms shall be made available by the Director and published on MOHCD’s website, or such other convenient location as may be determined by the Director. The Application package will indicate procedures for returning a completed Application, and the expected time frame for the processing thereof.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.10.  LOAN COMMITTEE DECISIONS.
   Subject to the limited exceptions set forth in the Program Regulations, all completed Applications shall be submitted to the Loan Committee for evaluation. Even if an Applicant meets all of the eligibility criteria in this Chapter 66, the Loan Committee may, in its discretion, choose not to approve any proposed Loan or choose to approve any Loan for less than the amount requested by the Applicant.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.11.  LOAN DISBURSEMENTS, MONITORING.
   MOHCD shall be responsible for disbursing Loan proceeds and monitoring construction progress. In addition, MOHCD shall work with those departments or individuals designated by the Director to monitor compliance with all applicable Loan documents, this Chapter 66, and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws. MOHCD shall periodically inspect the progress of construction and approve disbursements of Loan proceeds.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.12.  LOAN SERVICING.
   MOHCD shall receive repayments of Loans, account for all such repayments, and provide to the Director annual statements of such accounts for each outstanding Loan. MOHCD is authorized to retain from time to time loan servicing agents as desirable to service Loans originated under the Program, and to charge Applicants and Borrowers for the cost thereof.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.13.  PREVAILING WAGES.
   All Loans are subject to the highest general prevailing rate of wages as determined in accordance with Administrative Code Section 6.22E or other applicable City laws regarding the determination of prevailing wages.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.14.  PROPERTY/LIABILITY INSURANCE.
   As a condition precedent to receipt of a Loan, the Borrower shall maintain or cause to be maintained insurance in types, coverages, and amounts determined by the City’s Risk Manager and the Director. The Program Regulations shall include guidelines for such required insurance coverage, which may include but shall not be limited to general liability insurance, property insurance, and workers compensation coverage.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.15. MONITORING FOR COMPLIANCE WITH DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS.
   MOHCD or its successor shall be responsible for monitoring compliance with the Declaration of Restrictions and other Loan-related documents as described in the Program Regulations. MOHCD shall take such actions as are necessary to enforce provisions of such agreements. MOHCD shall also establish, impose and collect a monitoring fee to effectuate the provisions of this section.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC.  66.16.  PROGRAM MANAGEMENT.
   The Director shall be responsible for management of the Program. The Controller’s Office, in consultation with the Director, shall be responsible for disbursing from Bond Proceeds amounts needed to originate Loans. Disbursements of bond proceeds shall be made from time to time or upon the close of a Loan, as determined by the Director. The Director may from time to time appoint agents and consultants to assist with administration of the Program.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66.17.  VALIDATION.
   Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an action may be brought under Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 860) of Title 10 of Part 2 of the California Code of Civil Procedure, to determine the validity of any bonds issued pursuant to the Act or this Chapter 66, the validity of any loans made pursuant to the Act or this Chapter, the validity of any contracts entered into pursuant to the Act or this Chapter, and any related documents. If an action is commenced, the action shall be brought in the Superior Court in and for the City and County of San Francisco.
(Added by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
CHAPTER 66A:
[RESERVED]
SEC. 66A.1.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.2.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.3.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 237-96, App. 6/11/96; Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.4.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; Ord/ 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.5.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.6.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.7.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.8.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.9.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 237-96, App. 6/11/96; Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.10.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
SEC. 66A.11.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.12; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.11 was repealed by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.12.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.13; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.12 was renumbered as Sec. 66A.11 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.13.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.14; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.13 was renumbered as Sec. 66A.12 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.14.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.15; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.14 was renumbered as Sec. 66A.13 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.15.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.16; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.15 was renumbered as Sec. 66A.14 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.16.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.17; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 237-96, App. 6/11/96; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.16 renumbered as Sec. 66A.15 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.17.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.18; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.17 renumbered as Sec. 66A.16 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.18.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.19; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 237-96, App. 6/11/96; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.18 renumbered as Sec. 66A.17 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.19.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.20; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.19 renumbered as Sec. 66A.18 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.20.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.21; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.20 renumbered as Sec. 66A.19 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.21.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.22; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 237-96, App. 6/11/96; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.21 renumbered as Sec. 66A.20 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.22.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.23; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 237-96, App. 6/11/96; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.22 renumbered as Sec. 66A.21 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.23.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.24; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.23 renumbered as Sec. 66A.22 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.24.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.26; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.24 was renumbered as Sec. 66A.23 by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.25.  [REPEALED.]
(Formerly Sec. 66A.27; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.25 was repealed by Ord. 2-01.)
SEC. 66A.26.  [REPEALED.]
   (Formerly Sec. 66A.28; added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; amended and renumbered by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001; Ord. 122-06, File No. 060386, App. 6/14/2006; repealed by Ord. 270-18, File No. 180890, App. 11/9/2018, Eff. 12/10/2018)
(Former Sec. 66A.26 was renumbered as Sec. 66A.24 by Ord. 2-01.)
Sec. 66A.27.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; amended and renumbered as Sec. 66A.25 by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001)
Sec. 66A.28.  [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 100-94, App. 3/11/94; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96; amended and renumbered as Sec. 66A.26 by Ord. 2-01, File No. 001969, App. 1/12/2001)