Permit How-To Guides

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Questions? Need More Information?

Wondering whether you need a permit for a project, have zoning/land use questions, or would like more information about completing a form? Stop by, call, or email the Planning Information Center (PIC), where planners are available to assist you. Click here for more information and hours.

Property Information and Resources

Need help determining an address, zoning district or property parcel number? Get useful property information with the SF Property Information Map. Click here to begin your search.

How-To Guides by Topic

Residential Projects

Commercial/Industrial Projects

Institutional Projects

  • Child Care & Residential Care Facilities
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  • Religious Facilities
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  • Schools & Hospitals
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Looking for Forms?

All permit forms available from the Planning Department can be found by clicking here.