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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
References to Ordinances
Ordinances Affecting the Planning Code
Publisher's Note:  The following table lists all ordinances affecting the Planning Code passed by the Board of Supervisors beginning in 2011. The table includes links to the ordinances (as maintained in PDF format on the Board of Supervisors' web site) and to the code sections affected. For other legislation, including older ordinances and those affecting other codes, please refer to the Comprehensive Ordinance Table or the Board's "Legislation Passed" web site.
2011
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
101247
02/06/11
Planning Code - Update the Visitacion Valley Community Facilities and Infrastructure Fee and Fund
 
Sections Affected:
401, 406, 420.1 to 420.5 (Amended)
101091
02/06/11
Planning Code - Notice Requirement for "Other Entertainment Uses" in the Van Ness Avenue Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
243 (Amended)
101464
03/26/11
Planning Code - Zoning - Amendment of Upper Market Neighborhood Commercial District; Extension of Market and Octavia Community Infrastructure Fee Area
 
Sections Affected:
110009
04/15/11
Planning Code - Amending Area Plan Fee Waiver Criteria for Affordable Housing
 
Sections Affected:
406 (Amended)
101523
04/22/11
Planning Code, Administrative Code - Development Impact and In-Lieu Fees
 
Sections Affected:
110070
04/22/11
Planning Code - Zoning - Upper Fillmore Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
703.3, 718.1 (Amended)
110024
04/29/11
Planning Code - Zoning Map Amendment - Correction to Market and Octavia Area Plan Zoning
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Map Sheet 2 (Amended)
110010
05/07/11
Planning Code - Zoning - NC-3 District of Fillmore Street between Bush and McAllister Streets
 
Sections Affected:
145.4 (Amended)
101053
05/07/11
Planning Code - Zoning - Establishing Consistent Setback, Street Frontage, Off-Street Parking, and Other Planning Code Requirements and Procedures Across Various Use Districts
 
Sections Affected:
145 (Added); 124, 132.2, 136, 144, 144.1, 145.1, 145.5, 150, 151.1, 155, 161, 186, 206.3, 209.8, 210.3, 212, 231, 243, 253, 253.2, 307 (Amended); 175.1, 175.2, 175.3, 175.4, 175.5, 209.10, 249.26 (Repealed)
101537
05/20/11
Planning Code - Urban Agriculture
 
Sections Affected:
110301
07/09/11
Planning Code - Special Use District - Parkmerced
 
Sections Affected:
249.64 (Added); 102.5, 201, 270 (Amended)
110302
07/09/11
Planning Code - Zoning Map Amendments - Parkmerced
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT13, SU13, ZN13 (Amended)
110227
07/15/11
Zoning Map Amendment - Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island Development Project
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT14, SU14, ZN14 (Added)
110229
07/15/11
Planning Code - Zoning - Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island - Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.52, 263.26 (Added); 102.5, 105, 201, 270 (Amended)
101350
07/29/11
Planning Code - Zoning - Parking in South of Market and Mission Bay Districts
 
Sections Affected:
151, 151.1, 155, 161, 249.1, 249.23 (Amended)
110658
07/29/11
Planning Code - Zoning Map - Presidio-Sutter Special Use District - 800 Presidio Avenue
 
Sections Affected:
249.53 (Added)
Zoning Maps HT03, SU03 (Amended)
110482
08/04/11
Planning Code - Miscellaneous Technical Amendments
 
Sections Affected:
110625
08/17/11
Planning Code - Zoning - Executive Park Special Use District, Special Height and Bulk Provisions, and Permit Review Procedures
 
Sections Affected:
249.54, 263.27, 309.2 (Added); 270 (Amended)
110626
08/17/11
Zoning Map Amendments - Executive Park Subarea Plan Area
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT10, SU10, ZN10 (Amended)
110707
08/31/11
Planning Code - Fee Update
 
Sections Affected:
350, 351, 352, 353, 355, 356, 357, 358 (Amended)
110277
08/31/11
Planning Code - Vintage Signs
 
Sections Affected:
608.14 (Amended)
110592
09/07/11
Planning Code - Inner Clement, Outer Clement, and Geary Neighborhood Commercial Controls
 
Sections Affected:
263.20, 712.1, 716.1, 717.1, 781.4 (Amended)
110506
10/12/11
Police Code, Planning Code, and Business and Tax Regulations Code - Limited Live Performance Permits
 
Sections Affected:
110448
11/03/11
Planning Code - Zoning Map - Establishing City Center Special Sign District
 
Sections Affected:
608.16 (Added); 602.10, 607.1, 608 (Amended)
110786
11/03/11
Planning Code - Eastern Neighborhoods Code Cleanup
 
Sections Affected:
110788
11/03/11
Zoning Map Amendments - Eastern Neighborhoods Code Cleanup
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT01, HT07, HT08, SU01, SU08, ZN01, ZN07, ZN08 (Amended)
110785
11/06/11
Planning Code - Zoning - Establishing Standards for BirdSafe Buildings
 
Sections Affected:
139 (Added); 145.1 (Amended)
110589
11/23/11
Planning Code - Zoning Map - Establishing the Lombard and Scott Street Affordable Group Housing Special Use District - 3151-3155 Scott Street
 
Sections Affected:
249.55 (Added)
Zoning Map 2SU (Amended)
110767
12/15/11
Planning Code - Alcoholic Beverages in the Mission Alcoholic Beverage Special Use Subdistrict
 
Sections Affected:
249.60 (Amended)
110590
12/15/11
Planning Code - Reconstruction of Buildings Damaged or Destroyed by Fire or Acts of God
 
Sections Affected:
181, 188 (Amended)
 
2012
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
111078
03/15/12
Planning Code and Zoning Map Amendments - India Basin Industrial Park
 
Sections Affected:
249.42 (Amended)
Zoning Map 8 SU (Amended)
111305
03/22/12
Planning Code Amendments - Glen Park Area Plan
 
Sections Affected:
738.1 (Added); 121.1, 121.2, 124, 134, 135, 145.4, 151.1, 155, 201, 263.20, 607.1, 702.1 (Amended)
111306
03/22/12
Zoning Map Amendments - Glen Park Area Plan
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT11, ZN11 (Amended)
111211
04/04/12
Zoning Map Amendment - Chinatown Transit Station Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Map SU01 (Amended)
111210
04/04/12
Planning Code - Chinatown Transit Station Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.66 (Added)
111315
04/15/12
Planning Code - Automobile Sale or Rental in NC-S Districts
 
Sections Affected:
713.1 (Amended)
111337
05/19/12
Planning Code - Extension of Time for Legitimization of Existing Eastern Neighborhoods Uses
 
Sections Affected:
179.1 (Amended)
110853
05/19/12
Planning, Administrative Codes - Public Art Fee and Public Artwork Trust Fund
 
Sections Affected:
429 (Amended)
120084
05/23/12
Planning Code - Eating and Drinking Establishment Definitions and Controls
 
Sections Affected:
111247
06/20/12
Planning Code - Permitting Five Feet Ground Floor Height Increases in Designated Lots and Prohibiting Certain Lot Mergers Along Geary Boulevard, Balboa Street, and in the Inner and Outer Clement Neighborhood Commercial Districts
 
Sections Affected:
120300
06/20/12
Planning Code - Article 10 - Landmarks Preservation
 
Sections Affected:
120301
06/20/12
Planning Code - Article 11 - Historic Preservation in the C-3 Districts
 
Sections Affected:
120047
07/22/12
Planning Code - Including Financial Services Within Definition of Formula Retail
 
Sections Affected:
303, 703.3, 803.6 (Amended)
120471
09/01/12
Planning Code - Bicycle Parking; Automotive Service Station Conversions
 
Sections Affected:
120715
09/01/12
Planning Code - Limited Commercial Uses in Residential Districts
 
Sections Affected:
186, 231 (Amended)
120241
09/06/12
Planning Code - Establishing Four Outer Sunset Neighborhood Commercial Districts
 
Sections Affected:
739.1, 740.1, 741.1, 742.1 (Added); 263.20, 710.1, 790.124 (Amended)
120472
09/06/12
Planning Code - Clerical Modifications and Repeal of Obsolete Sections
 
Sections Affected:
102.5, 121.3, 201, 204.2, 209.9, 249.49, 309.1, 799, 899 (Amended); 187, 249.15, 263.2, 263.3 (Deleted)
120665
09/07/12
Planning Code - Transit Center District Plan
 
Sections Affected:
424.6, 424.7, 424.8 (Added); 102.5, 102.9, 102.11, 123, 132.1, 136, 138, 151.1, 152.1, 155, 155.4, 156, 163, 201, 210.3, 215, 216, 217, 218, 218.1, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 248, 260, 270, 272, 303, 309, 321, 412.1, 427, 1103.1, Art. 11 App. A, C, D, F (Amended)
111374
10/11/12
Planning Code - Creating a New Definition of Student Housing
 
Sections Affected:
102.36 (Added); 124, 135, 207.6, 307, 312, 317, 401, 415.3, 814, 840, 841, 842, 843 (Amended)
120528
10/11/12
Administrative, Planning Codes - Historical Property (Mills Act) Contracts and Fee Reduction
 
Sections Affected:
356 (Amended)
120475
10/14/12
Planning Code and Zoning Map - Chinese Hospital Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.69 (Added)
120353
10/27/12
Planning Code - Mechanical Car Wash Facilities on 19th Avenue
 
Sections Affected:
187.2 (Added)
120631
10/28/12
Business and Tax Regulations, Police, and Planning Codes - Parking Tax Simplification for Residential Properties
 
Sections Affected:
150, 204.5 (Amended)
120773
11/08/12
Planning Code - Reinstating Liquor License Controls and Establishing Conditional Use Requirement for Limited Restaurants - Union Street Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
725.1 (Amended)
120464
11/22/12
 
[Oper. 01/15/13]
Planning Code - Threshold for Application of Inclusionary Affordable Housing Program
 
Sections Affected:
415.3, 419.3 (Amended)
120774
11/28/12
Planning Code - Permitting a Five Feet Ground Floor Height Increase for Active Ground Floor Uses in the Castro Street and the 24th Street - Noe Valley Neighborhood Commercial Districts
 
Sections Affected:
263.20, 715.1, 728.1 (Amended)
120220
12/14/12
Planning Code - Signage Requirements for Privately-Owned Public Open Spaces
 
Sections Affected:
135, 135.3, 138, 603 (Amended)
121033
12/14/12
Planning Code - Limited Commercial Uses in Residential Transit Oriented Mission District
 
Sections Affected:
231 (Amended)
120996
01/06/13
Planning Code - Efficiency Dwelling Units - Numerical Cap and Open/Common Space Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
140.1, 318 (Added); 135 (Amended)
120523
01/17/13
Planning Code - Transit Impact Development Fee Increase and Updates
 
Sections Affected:
411.9 (Added); 401, 402, 408, 411, 411.1, 411.2, 411.3, 411.4, 411.5, 411.7, 411.8 (Amended)
 
2013
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
120880
02/23/13
Planning Code - Valencia Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
726.1 (Amended)
120789
03/08/13
Planning Code - Landmark Designation of 4004-4006 Third Street - Sam Jordan's Bar
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
121061
03/08/13
Planning Code - Landmark Designation of 401 Castro Street (Twin Peaks Tavern)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
120900
04/04/13
Planning Code - Car Share Parking Spaces
 
Sections Affected:
166 (Amended)
130019
04/05/13
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Central Subway Tunnel Boring Machine Extraction Site Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.70 (Added)
130002
04/27/13
Planning Code - Implementing the Western South of Market Area Plan
 
Sections Affected:
130003
04/27/13
Zoning Map - Height and Bulk Revisions to the Western South of Market Area Plan
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT01, HT07, HT08, ZN01, ZN07, ZN08 (Amended)
130062
04/27/13
Planning, Administrative Codes, Zoning Map - Miscellaneous Technical Amendments, Fee Changes, Clarifications, and Corrections
 
Sections Affected:
121104
05/10/13
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 320-326 Judah Street (the Doelger Building)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
121162
05/10/13
Planning Code - Inclusionary Affordable Housing Program, Updates, and Clarifications
 
Sections Affected:
249.33, 249.40A, 401, 415.3, 415.5, 415.6, 415.7, 415.8, 415.9, 419.3, 419.5, 827 (Amended); 102.6.1, 121.7, 167, 175.9, 207.6, 249.27, 249.28, 249.41, 305, 317, 803.9, 840, 841, 842, 846 (References corrected; see § 14 of the ordinance)
130042
05/10/13
Planning Code - Medical Service Use - Sacramento Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
724.1 (Amended)
121004
05/17/13
Planning Code - Market Street Masonry Historic District
 
Sections Affected:
130018
05/17/13
Planning Code - Deleting the Sunset Provision of the Excelsior Alcohol Restricted Use District
 
Sections Affected:
785 (Amended)
120474
05/23/13
Planning, Administrative Codes - Transfer of Development Rights
 
Sections Affected:
128, 819 (Amended)
121065
05/30/13
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Polk Street Alcohol and Tobacco Paraphernalia Restrictions; Establishing Lower Polk Street Alcohol Restricted Use District
 
Sections Affected:
788 (Added); 723.1 (Amended)
120901
06/14/13
Planning Code - Upper Market Zoning
 
Sections Affected:
703.2, 721.1, 733.1 (Amended)
120902
06/14/13
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Upper Market Zoning Map
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT07, ZN07 (Amended)
130070
07/13/13
Planning Code - Duboce Park Historic District
 
Sections Affected:
111278
07/21/13
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishing the Art and Design Educational Special Use District - 1111 Eighth Street
 
Sections Affected:
249.67 (Added)
130180
07/21/13
Planning Code - Pre-Application Meetings in Production/Distribution/Repair-1-B (Light Industrial Buffer) District
 
Sections Affected:
313 (Added)
120125
07/28/13
Planning Code - Mobile Food Facilities at Certain Institutions in Specified Districts
 
Sections Affected:
205.4 (Amended)
120357
08/10/13
 
[Oper. 09/09/13]
Planning Code - Maximum Floor Area Ratios - Establishing the Van Ness Medical Use Subdistrict Within the Van Ness Special Use District - California Pacific Medical Center: Cathedral Hill Campus
 
Sections Affected:
124, 243 (Amended)
120358
08/10/13
 
[Oper. 09/09/13]
Planning Code - Maximum Permitted Floor Area Ratio - Establishing the Cesar Chavez/Valencia Streets Medical Use Special Use District - California Pacific Medical Center: St. Luke's Campus
 
Sections Affected:
249.68 (Added); 124 (Amended)
120359
08/10/13
 
[Oper. 09/09/13]
Planning Code, Zoning Map - California Pacific Medical Center: Cathedral Hill Campus
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT02, SU02 (Amended)
120360
08/10/13
 
[Oper. 09/09/13]
Planning Code, Zoning Map - California Pacific Medical Center: St. Luke's Campus
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps HT07, SU07 (Amended)
130272
08/18/13
Zoning Map - Rezoning of 909 Tennessee Street
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Map ZN08 (Amended)
N/A*
130647
08/22/13
Approving Inclusionary Affordable Housing Program Ordinance
 
Sections Affected:
401 (Amended)
 
* This amendment was adopted by Board of Supervisors Motion No. M13-097.
130263
08/24/13
Planning Code - Castro Street Neighborhood Commercial District Use Size Limits
 
Sections Affected:
121.2, 715.1 (Amended)
130570
09/01/13
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Yerba Buena Center Mixed-Use Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.71 (Added)
130459
09/06/13
Planning Code - Mission Alcoholic Beverage Special Use District and Valencia Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
249.60, 726.1, 790.55 (Amended)
130528
09/06/13
Planning, Environment Codes - Bicycle Parking Standards; In Lieu Fee
 
Sections Affected:
430.1, 431 (Added); 150, 153, 155.1, 155.2, 155.3, 155.4, 157.1, 249.46, 305, 307, 430 (Amended); 155.5 (Repealed)
130646
11/02/13
Planning Code - Mixed Use Office District
 
Sections Affected:
842 (Amended)
130372
12/08/13
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Third Street Formula Retail Restricted Use District
 
Sections Affected:
786 (Added); 303 (Amended)
130084
12/27/13
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishing the Excelsior Outer Mission Street Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
745.1 (Added); 201, 207.4, 249.35, 263.20, 607.1, 702.1, 702.3 (Amended); 785 (Repealed)
130549
12/27/13
Planning Code - Controller's Reports
 
Sections Affected:
130968
01/17/14
Administrative, Planning Codes - Ellis Act Displaced Emergency Assistance Ordinance
 
Sections Affected:
413.10, 415.5, 415.6, 415.7 (Amended)
130783
01/25/14
Planning Code - Nonconforming Uses: Enlargement, Alteration or Reconstruction
 
Sections Affected:
181 (Amended)
130041
01/25/14
Planning Code - Demolition, Merger, Conversion and Conformity of Residential Units
 
Sections Affected:
130998
01/25/14
Planning Code - Cottage Food Operation Controls
 
Sections Affected:
102.37 (Added); 204.1 (Amended)
 
2014
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
131085
03/06/14
Planning Code - Fulton Street Grocery Store Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.35A (Amended)
130864
03/09/14
Planning Code - Transfer of Child Care Facility Oversight to Office of Early Care and Education
 
Sections Affected:
414.10 (Amended)
131118
03/15/14
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 1712-1716 Fillmore Street (aka Marcus Books and Jimbo's Bop City)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
131086
03/16/14
Planning Code, Zoning Map - 1500 Page Street Affordable Housing Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.47 (Added); 249.41A, 263.22A (Deleted)
130938
04/04/14
Planning Code - Transit Impact Development Fee Exemptions
 
Sections Affected:
411.3, 411.8 (Amended)
131178
04/13/14
Planning Code - Article 11 Designation of 660 California Street
 
Sections Affected:
131059
04/16/14
Planning Code - Allowing Certain Non-Conforming Structures to be Rebuilt Under Certain Conditions
 
Sections Affected:
188 (Amended)
130999
04/20/14
Zoning Map - Transferable Development Right Sale Eligibility - 133-135 Golden Gate Avenue (St. Boniface Church and Rectory)
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Map ZN01 (Amended)
131121
05/03/14
Planning Code - Amending the Third Street Alcohol Restricted Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.62 (Amended)
131148
05/17/14
Planning, Building, Administrative, and Subdivision Codes - Legalization of Dwelling Units Installed Without a Permit
 
Sections Affected:
207.3 (Added); 311 (Amended)
131063
05/17/14
Planning and Administrative Codes - Construction of In-Law Units in Existing Residential Buildings or Auxiliary Structures on the Same Lot; Rent Control
 
Sections Affected:
307, 715.1 (Amended)
140312
06/07/14
Planning, Building Codes - Small Business Month Fee Waiver
 
Sections Affected:
355 (Amended)
140097
06/13/14
Planning Code - Medical Cannabis Dispensaries - Ocean Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
737.1 (Amended)
131205
06/22/14
Planning Code - Production, Distribution, and Repair Zoning
 
Sections Affected:
219.1 (Added); 181, 204.3, 226, 227, 840, 841, 842, 843, 844, 845, 846 (Amended); 175.8, 249.39, 413.7, 428A, 890.49 (Repealed)
140062
07/13/14
Planning Code - Plaza Program
 
Sections Affected:
234, 234.1, 234.2, 605 (Amended)
140382
07/26/14
Planning Code - Designation of 1007 Market Street (aka James G. Walker Building)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 11, App. C (Amended)
140236
08/17/14
Planning Code - Mission Alcoholic Beverage Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.60 (Amended)
140445
08/23/14
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Visitation Valley/Schlage Lock Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.45 (Amended)
Zoning Maps HT10, ZN10 (Amended)
140036
08/24/14
Planning Code - Dwelling Unit Density
 
Sections Affected:
207.1, 207.4 (Amended)
140593
08/30/14
Planning Code - Fee Elimination
 
Sections Affected:
350, 351 (Amended)
140724
11/08/14
Planning Code - Nighttime Entertainment and Uses Greater than 25,000 Square Feet in Western SoMa
 
Sections Affected:
744.1, 823, 845 (Amended)
140381
11/26/14
 
[Oper. 02/01/15]
Administrative, Planning Codes - Amending Regulation of Short-Term Residential Rentals and Establishing Fee
 
Sections Affected:
102.7, 102.13, 790.88, 890.88 (Amended)
140775
11/28/14
Planning Code - Amending Definition of Residential Unit and Residential Conversion Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
317 (Amended)
140804
12/07/14
Planning Code - Arcades in the Haight Street Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
719.1, 790.4 (Amended)
120796
12/13/14
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishing the Divisadero Street Neighborhood Commercial District and Deleting the Divisadero Street Restricted Use District
 
Sections Affected:
746.1 (Added); 135, 151.1, 201, 207.5, 243, 249.35, 263.20, 607.1, 702.1, 702.3, 711.1, 714.1, 722.1, 739.1, 740.1, 741.1, 742.1, 810.1, 811.1, 790.55 (Amended); 783 (Repealed)
120814
12/13/14
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishing the Fillmore Street Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
747.1 (Added); 151.1, 201, 249.35, 607.1, 702.1 (Amended)
120881
12/26/14
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Uses, Conformity of Uses, Parking Requirements for Uses, and Special Use Districts
 
Sections Affected:
102.9, 135, 138, 138.1, 140, 141, 151, 151.1, 155, 156, 157.1, 158.1, 161, 163, 182, 184, 204.3, 204.5, 206.3, 223, 239, 243, 249.25, 307, 309, 714.1, 722.1, 810.1, 812.1 (Amended); 158 (Repealed)
140844
12/26/14
Planning Code - Formula Retail and Large-Scale Retail Controls
 
Sections Affected:
140875
01/16/15
Planning Code - Amending the Third Street Alcohol Restricted Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.62 (Amended)
141096
01/16/15
Planning Code - Height Exemptions for Hospitals
 
Sections Affected:
260 (Amended)
 
2015
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
140982
03/15/15
Planning Code - Arcades in the Upper Market Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
733.1 (Amended)
141210
03/15/15
Planning and Administrative Codes - Definition and Controls for Homeless Shelters to Comply with State Law
 
Sections Affected:
110548
03/22/15
Planning Code - Zoning Map - Signs, Awnings, Canopies, and Marquees
 
Sections Affected:
141237
03/22/15
Planning Code - Procedure for Requesting Modification of Code Requirements or Planning Department Practices and Procedures to Accommodate a Disability
 
Sections Affected:
305.1 (Added)
141253
03/22/15
Planning Code - Consolidate Definitions, Reorganize Article 2, and Make Other Nonsubstantive Changes to Update, Clarify, and Simplify Code Language
 
Sections Affected:
150003
03/22/15
Planning Code - Zoning Map Amendment - 1600-1612 Cortland Avenue
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps SU11, ZN11
140876
04/05/15
Planning Code - Office Conversion Controls In Landmark Buildings
 
Sections Affected:
219.2 (Added); 803.9 (Amended)
140954
04/25/15
Planning Code - Exceptions from Dwelling Unit Density Limits and from Other Specified Code Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
150149
05/24/15
Planning Code - Adopting Nexus Analysis for Certain Development Fees
 
Sections Affected:
141266
05/30/15
Planning Code - Off-Street Parking Exceptions
 
Sections Affected:
102, 159, 160, 161, 401 (Amended)
150029
05/30/15
Planning Code - City Housing Balance Monitoring and Reporting
 
Sections Affected:
103 (Added)
150246
06/07/15
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 2178-2174 Market Street (aka Swedish American Hall Building)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
141298
06/20/15
Various Codes - Noise Regulations Relating to Residential Uses Near Places of Entertainment
 
Sections Affected:
314 (Added)
150002
06/20/15
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 182-198 Gough Street (aka the R.L. Goldberg Building)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
141303
06/27/15
Planning Code - Massage Establishments
 
Sections Affected:
177 (Added); 102, 202.2, 790.60, 790.114, 810.1, 811.1, 812.1, 815, 827, 829, 890.60, 890.114 (Amended)
150017
07/12/15
Planning Code - Castro Street Neighborhood Commercial District, 24th Street-Noe Valley Neighborhood Commercial District, Upper Market Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District, and Parcels Zoned Neighborhood Commercial Transit on Market Street
 
Sections Affected:
715, 728, 731, 733 (Amended)
150148
07/12/15
Planning Code - Designation of 149-155 9th Street (aka the Western Manufacturing Company Building)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 11, App. C (Amended)
150221
08/14/15
Planning, Public Works Codes - Street Trees and Adoption of Associated Fees
 
Sections Affected:
138.1 (Amended); 428 (Repealed)
150357
08/16/15
Planning Code - Rincon Hill Streetscape Master Plan
 
Sections Affected:
138.1 (Amended)
150081
08/16/15
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishing the Fillmore Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
121.7, 151.1, 201, 702.1 (Amended); 747.1 (Redesignated and Amended)
Zoning Maps:  ZN02, ZN07 (Amended)
150082
08/16/15
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishing the Divisadero Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
121.7, 151.1, 201, 702.1, 711, 712 (Amended); 746.1 (Redesignated and Amended)
Zoning Maps:  ZN02, ZN07 (Amended)
150568
09/05/15
Administrative, Planning, Subdivision Codes - Citywide Affordable Housing Fund, Mayor's Housing Programs Fees Fund
 
Sections Affected:
413.10, 415.5, 416.5, 423.5 (Amended)
150571
09/05/15
Planning, Building Codes - Fee Waiver for Legalization of Secondary Dwelling Units
 
Sections Affected:
355 (Note)
150348
09/05/15*
Planning Code - Applying Inclusionary Housing Requirements to Group Housing
 
Sections Affected:
124, 140, 207, 307, 401, 415.6 (See Editor's Note below)
 
* Editor's Note:
At the direction of the Office of the City Attorney, this ordinance was never codified. Its provisions effectively were superseded by Ord. 164-15; see table entry below.
150681
09/05/15
Planning Code - Allowing an Existing Restaurant to Open a Second Location with a Conditional Use Authorization - North Beach Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
780.3 (Amended)
150804
10/18/15
Planning, Administrative Codes - Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units - District 8
 
Sections Affected:
102, 207, 209.1, 209.2, 209.3, 209.4, 307, 710, 712, 713, 715, 721, 726, 728, 731, 733, 738 (Amended)
150805
10/18/15
Planning, Administrative Codes - Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units - District 3
 
Sections Affected:
102, 207, 209.1, 209.2, 209.3, 209.4, 210.1, 210.2, 307, 714, 722, 723, 732 (Amended); 810.1, 811.1, 812.1 (Redesignated and Amended)
150348
10/23/15
 
[Retro. 05/20/15*]
Planning Code - Inclusionary Housing Requirements for Group Housing, Affordable Designated Unit Requirements in C-3 Districts
 
Sections Affected:
124, 140, 207, 307, 401, 415.6 (Amended)
 
* The legislation is retroactive in effect; see Sec. 4 of the ordinance.
150465
10/23/15
Planning Code - Accessory Use Entertainment in Specified Western South of Market Districts
 
Sections Affected:
703.2, 803.3 (Amended)
150496
11/15/15
Planning Code - Inclusionary Housing Requirements in the Eastern Neighborhoods
 
Sections Affected:
419.5 (Amended)
150846
12/04/15
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Creating the Jewish Home of San Francisco Special Use District, 302 Silver Avenue
 
Sections Affected:
249.73 (Added)
Zoning Maps:  HT11, SU11 (Amended)
150871
12/04/15
Planning Code - Technical Amendments and Corrections
 
Sections Affected:
150790
12/25/15
Planning Code - Establishing a New Citywide Transportation Sustainability Fee
 
Sections Affected:
150866
12/25/15
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 350 University Street (aka University Mound Old Ladies' Home)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
150622
01/02/16
Administrative, Planning Codes - Preferences in Affordable Housing Programs
 
Sections Affected:
413.10, 415.5, 415.6, 415.7 (Amended)
150787
01/01/16
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Fifth and Mission Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.74 (Added)
Zoning Maps:  HT01, SU01, ZN01
150587
01/08/16
Building and Planning Codes - Notice to Tenants of Dwelling Unit Merger or Demolition
 
Sections Affected:
311, 312 (Amended)
150271
01/15/16
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Rezoning Properties on Ocean Avenue
 
Sections Affected:
737 (Amended)
Zoning Map:  ZN12 (Amended)
151063
01/15/16
Planning Code, Zoning Map - 525 Harrison Street
 
Sections Affected:
270, 309.1 (Amended)
Zoning Maps:  HT01 (Amended)
151121
01/17/16
Planning Code - Establishing a New Citywide Transportation Sustainability Fee
 
Sections Affected:
151126
01/21/16
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishing the Japantown Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
261.3, 748 (Added); 134, 145.4, 151.1, 155, 201, 263.20, 607.1, 702.1 (Amended)
Zoning Maps:  ZN02
 
2016
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
150793
02/18/16
Planning Code - Child Care Requirements for Office and Residential Projects and Associated Fees
 
Sections Affected:
 
* The provisions of Sec. 414A.6 were operative on 7/19/2016; see Sec. 3 of the enacting ordinance.
150914
03/11/16
Planning Code - Affordable Housing Review Process
 
Sections Affected:
315 (Added)
150494
04/03/16
Planning, Building Codes - Conditional Use Required to Remove Any Residential Unit in a C-3 District, Including Illegal Units; Permeable Surfaces and Landscaping Requirements Citywide for Building Additions and Residential Mergers
 
Sections Affected:
317.1 (Added); 132, 210.2 (Amended)
151004
04/10/16
Planning Code - Projecting Signs in the Fillmore Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
607.1 (Amended)
160026
04/10/16
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Rezoning Noe Valley Town Square
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps:  HT07, ZN07 (Amended)
160115
04/10/16
Planning, Building Codes - Conditional Use Required to Remove Any Residential Unit; Mandatory Legalization of Unauthorized Units
 
Sections Affected:
209.1, 209.2, 209.3, 209.4, 210.1, 210.2, 210.3, 210.4, 317, 710, 711, 712, 713, 714, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 725, 726, 727, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732, 733, 733A, 734, 735, 736, 737, 738, 739, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 810, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 816, 817, 818 (Amended); 317.1 (Repealed)
151084
04/24/16
Planning Code - Upper Market Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District; Second Floor Bars
 
Sections Affected:
733 (Amended)
151164
05/22/16
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 171 San Marcos Avenue (aka Cowell House)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
151085
05/27/16
 
[Oper. 06/01/16]
Various Codes - Code Enforcement Procedures
 
Sections Affected:
176, 176.1 (Amended)
160255
06/12/16
Planning, Administrative Codes - Inclusionary Affordable Housing Fee and Requirements; Preparation of Economic Feasibility Report; Establishing Inclusionary Housing Technical Advisory Committee
 
Sections Affected:
415.10 (Added); 415.1, 415.2, 415.3, 415.5, 415.6, 415.7 (Amended)
 
Section 2(a) of this ordinance provides:
"The amendments to Planning Code Sections 415.1, 415.3, 415.5, 415.6 and 415.7 set forth in Section 3 of this ordinance will become effective only on the effective date of the Charter amendment revising Section 16.110 at the June 7, 2016 election, permitting the City to change the inclusionary affordable housing requirements. In the event the voters do not adopt such Charter amendment, the amendments to Planning Code Sections 415.1, 415.3, 415.5, 415.6 and 415.7 set forth in Section 3 of this ordinance shall have no effect, and the City Attorney shall not cause them to be published in the Municipal Code."
 
The amendments referenced in the above-quoted Sec. 2(a) have been included herein at the direction of the Office of the City Attorney.
151211
06/19/16
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 90-92 Second Street (aka the Bourdette Building)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
151280
06/26/16
Planning Code - Permitting Accessory Massage Uses, with a Conditional Use Permit, in the North of Market Residential Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.5 (Amended)
160293
07/17/16
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 35-45 Onondaga Avenue (aka Alemany Emergency Hospital and Health Center)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
160346
07/24/16
Planning Code - Mid-Block Alley and Rooftop Screening and Enclosure Controls
 
Sections Affected:
260, 270.1, 270.2, 309, 329, 735, 743, 744, 803.9 (Amended)
160360
08/19/16
Zoning Map - Rezoning Potrero HOPE SF Parcels at 25th and Connecticut Streets
 
Sections Affected:
Zoning Maps:  HT08, ZN08 (Amended)
160687
08/28/16
Planning Code - 100% Affordable Housing Bonus Program
 
Sections Affected:
206, 206.1, 206.2, 206.3, 206.4, 328 (Added); 250, 260, 352 (Amended)
160632
08/31/16
Planning, Administrative Codes - Planning Department Fees - Future Fee Adjustments
 
Sections Affected:
350 (Amended); 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360 (Repealed)
160657
09/03/16
Planning, Administrative Code - Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units
 
Sections Affected:
102, 207, 209.1, 210.4, 307, 710, 711, 712, 713, 714, 715, 716, 717, 718, 719, 720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 725, 726, 727, 728, 729, 730, 731, 732, 733, 733A, 734, 735, 736, 737, 738, 739, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 746, 747, 748, 810, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 816, 817, 818, 827, 828, 829, 840, 841, 842, 843, 844, 845, 846, 847 (Amended); 207.2 (Repealed)
160477
09/10/16
Planning Code - Wireless Telecommunications Services Facilities
 
Sections Affected:
160321
11/13/16
Planning Code - Housing Balance Report
 
Sections Affected:
103 (Amended)
160960
12/04/16
Planning Code - Temporary Homeless Shelters in Certain Industrial and Mixed-Use Districts
 
Sections Affected:
210.3 (Amended); 845 (Amended); 846 (Amended)
160424
12/10/16
Planning Code - Sign Regulations
 
Sections Affected:
102, 188, 260, 429.4, 429.6, 601, 602 (deleting 602.1 - 602.26), 607, 607.1, 607.2, 608.3, 608.5, 608.8, 608.9, 608.13, 608.15, 609.10, 609.11, 609.13, 609.14; Tables 810, 811, 812, 817 (Amending); 608.4, 608.12, 609.2, 803.1, 821 (Deleting)
160553
12/10/16
Planning Code - Signs - Exemptions and General Advertising Sign Penalties
 
Sections Affected:
602 (Amended), 603 (Amended), 610 (Amended)
160820
12/22/16
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 1345 Ocean Avenue (aka Ingleside Presbyterian Church and the Great Cloud of Witnesses)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
160821
12/22/16
Planning Code - Amending Landmark Designation - 140 Maiden Lane (aka V. C. Morris Gift Shop)
 
Sections Affected:
Art. 10, App. A (Amended)
160965
12/10/16*
[Oper. 1/1/17]
Planning Code - Better Roof Requirements, Including Living Roofs
 
Sections Affected:
149 (Added); 307 (Amended)
160510
01/15/17
Planning Code - Student Housing Exemption from Inclusionary Housing Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
 
2017
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
161067
02/19/17
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Mission and 9th Street Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.15 (Added)
161157
02/19/17
Planning Code - Inclusionary Housing Small Sites Program
 
Sections Affected:
415.2; 415.5; 415.7-1 (Added)
161068
03/05/17
Planning Code - Terrace Infill for Noncomplying Structure Designated as a Significant Building in C-3 Zoning District
 
Sections Affected:
188 (Amended)
161159
03/05/17
Planning Code - Potrero HOPE SF Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.76 (Added); 263.31 (Added)
161162
03/05/17
Planning Code - Sunnydale HOPE SF Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.75 (Added); 263.30 (Added)
160656
03/12/17
Planning Code - Medical Service Use - Sacramento Street Neighborhood Commercial District
 
Sections Affected:
703.2, 724 (Amended)
160925
03/19/17
Planning Code - Transportation Demand Management Program Requirement
 
Sections Affected:
169, 169.1, 169.2, 169.3, 169.4, 169.5, 169.6 (Added); 102, 151, 163, 166, 305 (Amended)
161064
04/09/17
Administrative, Planning Codes - New Hotels and Motels Near Places of Entertainment
 
Sections Affected:
160748
4/16/17
Planning Code - Amusement Arcades in the South of Market Service/Light Industrial District
 
Sections Affected:
161353
4/16/17
Various Codes - Baby Diaper-Changing Accommodations
 
Sections Affected:
168 (Deleted)
170003
04/23/17
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Upper Market Street Districts
 
Sections Affected:
170028
04/30/17
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Calle 24 Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.59 (Adding)
140877
05/14/17
Planning Code - Downtown Support Special Use District; Fees in Lieu of On-Site Open Space; Gift Acceptance
 
Sections Affected:
170125
06/11/17
Planning Code - Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units
 
Sections Affected:
160281
06/18/17
Planning Code - Dwelling Unit Mix Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
170206
06/18/17
Planning Code - Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
170466
06/18/17
Planning Code - Noriega, Irving, Taraval, and Judah NCDs; Conditional Use Authorization for Bars, Liquor Stores, Personal Services, and Medical Cannabis Dispensaries
 
Sections Affected:
170348
06/23/17
Planning Code, Zoning Map - 1500 Mission Street Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.12 (Adding); 270
161014
06/25/17
Planning Code - Exempting Certain Historic Landmarks from Requirement to Obtain Conditional Use and Replace Production, Distribution, and Repair, Institutional Community, and Arts Activities Uses
 
Sections Affected:
170156
06/25/17
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Production, Distribution, and Repair Controls; Eliminating the Transit-Oriented Retail Special Use District, and Correcting Height Limits in the UMU District
 
Sections Affected:
145.1; 210.3; 210.3C; Deleting 249.38
150969
07/13/17
Planning Code - Affordable Housing Bonus Programs
 
Sections Affected:
170203
07/30/17
Planning Code - Article 7 Reorganization; Technical and Other Amendments
 
Sections Affected:
170204
07/30/17
Planning Code - Deletion of Duplicate Definitions and Outdated Article 7 Zoning Control Tables
 
Sections Affected:
Article 7: Deleting 701.3; 703.1; 703.3; 703.5; 709; 790; 790.2 - 790.142; 799
170296
08/20/17
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Corona Heights Large Residence Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.77 (Added)
161351
08/26/17
Planning Code - Inclusionary Affordable Housing Fee and Dwelling Unit Mix Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
170430
08/26/17
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 1970 Ocean Avenue (aka El Rey Theater)
 
Sections Affected:
170434
08/26/17
Planning Code - Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units
 
Sections Affected:
170820
08/26/17
Planning Code - Valencia Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District Zoning Control Table
 
Sections Affected:
170093
08/26/17
Planning Code - Establish Fee for Monitoring of Student Housing - Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development
 
Sections Affected:
170516
10/15/17
Planning Code - Medical Cannabis Dispensaries in Supervisorial District 11
 
Sections Affected:
170693
10/15/17
Planning Code - Child Care Facilities
 
Sections Affected:
170419
11/04/17
Planning Code - North Beach, Telegraph Hill, Broadway and Chinatown Area Controls
 
Sections Affected:
170418
12/03/17
Planning Code - Commercial Uses in Polk Street and Pacific Avenue Neighborhood Commercial Districts; Technical and Other Amendments
 
Sections Affected:
170834
12/03/17
Planning Code - Inclusionary Affordable Housing Fee and Requirements
 
Sections Affected:
170864
12/15/17
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Pier 70 Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
249.79 (Added); ZN08, HT08, SU08
170923
12/15/17
Planning Code - Landmark Designation of 1399 McAllister Street (aka Third Baptist Church Complex)
 
Sections Affected:
171041
01/05/18
Planning Code - Cannabis Regulation
 
Sections Affected:
170941
01/07/18
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Transit Center Special Sign District
 
Sections Affected:
608.4 (Added)
170922
01/14/18
Planning Code - Landmark Designation of 2731-2735 Folsom Street (aka Gaughran House)
 
Sections Affected:
170938
01/14/18
Planning Code, Zoning Map - 1629 Market Street Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
Adding 249.81
 
 
 
 
 
2018
 
Ord. No.
File No.
Eff. Date
Short Title and Code Sections Affected
171096
3/12/18
Planning Code - Definition of Gross Floor Area
 
Sections Affected:
171097
3/12/18
Planning Code - Article 8 Corrections
 
Sections Affected:
171173
3/12/18
Planning Code - Mission Street Neighborhood Commercial Transit District
 
Sections Affected:
171193
3/26/18
Planning Code - Inclusionary Affordable Housing Program
 
Sections Affected:
170940
4/06/18
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Mission Rock Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
201, 291, 901, 902, Adding 249.80
161109
4/16/18
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Establishment of Geary-Masonic Special Use District
 
Sections Affected:
Adding 249.20
171108
4/16/18
Planning Code - Restaurant and Bar Uses in Jackson Square, Broadway and North Beach, and Pacific Avenue Office Uses
 
Sections Affected:
170755
4/29/18
Planning Code - Landmark Designation - 2117-2123 Market Street (aka New Era Hall)
 
Sections Affected:
180114
5/13/18
Planning Code, Zoning Map - San Francisco Conservatory of Music Project - 200-214 Van Ness Avenue
 
Sections Affected:
180190
6/9/18
Planning Code - Lower Polk Street Alcohol Restricted Use District
 
Sections Affected:
180086
6/23/18
Planning Code - Legitimization and Reestablishment of Certain Self-Storage Uses
 
Sections Affected:
180117
7/21/18*
Oper. in part 7/21/18, conditional
Planning Code - Increasing the Transportation Sustainability Fee for Large Non-Residential Projects
 
Sections Affected:
180187
7/28/18
Planning Code - Reauthorizing Section 210.3C Concerning New Production, Distribution, and Repair Space
 
Sections Affected:
180387
7/29/18
Planning Code - Landmark Designation of 234-246 First Street (aka Phillips Building)
 
Sections Affected:
180476
8/16/18
Planning Code, Zoning Map - Candlestick Point Activity Node Zoning Map Amendments
180191
8/17/18
Planning Code - Public Parking Lot as a Permitted Use in the Glen Park Neighborhood Commercial Transit District and Adjoining Locations
 
Sections Affected:
180423
8/27/18
Oper. 1/1/19*
Planning Code - Review for Downtown and Affordable Housing Projects; Notification Requirements; Review of Alterations to Historical Landmarks and in Conservation Districts
 
Sections Affected:
206.4; 309; 315; 1005; 1111.1; 1111.2; Adding 315.1; Deleting 328
* Sections 202.5; 302; 303; 303.1; 305.1; 306.3; 306.7; 306.8; 306.9; 311; 317; 329; 330.7; 1006.3; 1111.4; Adding 333; Deleting 306.10; 312
180268
9/10/18
Planning Code - Accessory Dwelling Units
 
Sections Affected:
180320
9/10/18
Planning Code - Catering as an Accessory Use
 
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