Forms, Applications and Fees

Updates and New Procedures

  • Submittal of a single, consolidated Project Application now required for all projects seeking an entitlement action and/or environmental review, and Environmental Evaluation Applications are no longer accepted as a stand-alone application, and must be included as part of the Project Application – Learn More
  • Register, apply and pay online for a select number of applications. Visit our online portal to register for an account and to start applying online.

Need help selecting which form to use? Contact or visit our Planning Information Center (PIC).

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Administrative Certificate of Appropriateness [ACOA] Supplemental Application
Companion Document: Qualifying Minor Scopes of Work (10/03/18)
rev 09/01/17
Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)   12/06/2018
Affordable Housing Streamlined Approval (SB-35)   01/02/2018
Anti-Discriminatory Housing Policy - Supplemental Information Packet   02/02/2017
Alterations to Commercial Storefront for Accessibility (ADA) - Checklist   06/14/2017
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Better Streets Plan Checklist | Street Designation Map   09/20/2014
Block Book Notification Request Form   04/04/2011
Board of Supervisors Appeal Fee Waiver Request (For Neighborhood Group Organizations)   08/06/2018
Board of Superviors Appeal Fee Exemption (For Indigent Individuals)   08/06/2018
Business Portal (SF's online business resource)   Nov 2014
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Certificate of Appropriateness [COA] Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Coastal Zone Permit in the Coastal Zone Area [CTZ] Supplemental Application   07/25/2018
Commercial Storefront for Accessibility
see: Alterations to Commercial Storefront for Accessibility (ADA) - Checklist
Community Business Priority Processing Program (CB3P) - Eligibility Checklist
formerly Small Business Priority Processing Pilot Program (SB4P) Checklist for Eligibility
Conditional Use Authorization [CUA] Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
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Density Bonus: HOME-SF Program Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Density Bonus: 100% Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP) Supplemental Application   09/17/2018
Density Bonus: Individually Requested State Density Bonus Program Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Density Bonus: State Analyzed Density Bonus Program Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Development Impact Fees   04/01/2011
Discretionary Review Public (DRP) Application  


Discretionary Review Staff-Initiated (DRM) Application   08/08/2018
Discretionary Review (DR) Response   01/06/2011
Discretionary Review (DR) Fee Waiver (for Neighborhood Group Organizations)   08/06/2018
Discretionary Review (DR) Fee Exemption (for Indigent Individuals)   08/06/2018
Dwelling Unit Removal: Merger, Conversion or Demolition [CUA] Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Dwelling Unit Removal: Current Numerical Values - Implementation of the Controls on the Loss of Residential Units   11/17/2015
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Executive Park Design Guidelines   05/2011
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Fee Schedule for Applications   08/31/2018
Fee Schedule for Impact Development   01/01/2015
First Source Hiring Program Form   07/18/2014
Formula Retail Affidavit (updated July 2016)   07/06/2016
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Gasoline Service Station Conversion   04/01/2018
General Advertising Sign Inventory Update Application   05/02/2011
General Advertising Sign Request for Reconsideration Application   02/08/2011
General Advertising Sign Request for Relocation   07/29/2011
General Plan Referral

Paper Submittal

Submit Online Through the Public Portal

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Health Care Services Master Plan   03/2014
Historic Resources Determination [HRE] Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
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See Impact Fees webpage    
Inclusionary Housing Program Process    
Inclusionary Housing Program Manual    
Inclusionary Housing Program Fee    
Inclusionary Affordable Housing Program:  Affidavit for Compliance   10/18/2017
In-Kind Agreement Application   08/18/2011
Institutional Master Plan Application   10/26/2017
Intake Request Form   07/25/2018
Interdepartmental Project Review Meeting Application (see Project Review Meeting Application - Interdepartmental)
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Jobs Housing Linkage Program    
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Landmark Designation Supplemental Application   07/31/2018
Large Tourist Hotel Conversion Application   01/25/2011
Large Project Authorization in Downtown [DNX] Supplemental Application (Section 309)   09/07/2018
Large Residential Project Authorization [DNX] Supplemental Application (Section 309.1)   06/04/2018
Large Project Authorization in Eastern Neighborhoods Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Legalization of Unauthorized Units Checklist   12/06/2018
Legislative Amendment Application   09/07/2018
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Massage Affidavit   11/15/2011
Medical Cannabis Dispensary Application - update coming from the Office of Cannabis soon.   04/13/2018
Mills Act Historical Property Contract Application   3/08/2014
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Neighborhood Notification Packet   04/01/2018
Neighborhood Notification - Pre-Application Meeting Packet (see Pre-Application Meeting Application)   07/30/2018
Neighborhood Notification - Pre-Application Meeting Packet - Department Facilitated (see Pre-Application Meeting Application)   03/21/2018
Notification of Declaration of Posting Affidavit – 311/312 ONLY   01/31/2018
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Office Allocation Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
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Parallel Processing Program Affidavit   12/21/2017
Permit Application Intake Checklist
Permit to Alter, Major [PTA] Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Permit to Alter, Minor [PTA] Supplemental Application
Companion Document: Qualifying Scopes of Work (10/03/18)
Plan Submittal Guidelines   04/02/2018
Planning Commission Appeal Fee Waiver   03/25/2014
Posting Instructions and Affidavit   02/26/2015
Pre-Application Meeting Application   10/05/2018
Pre-Application Meeting Application - Department Facilitated   03/21/2018
Preliminary Project Assessment (PPA) Application

Paper Submittal

Submit Online Through the Public Portal

Preliminary Zoning Screening for Restaurants and Related Uses   12/09/2010
Priority Policies General Plan Findings   12/22/2010
Project Application < NEW!   06/04/2018
Project Review Meeting Application   03/21/2018
Project Review Meeting Application - Interdepartmental   03/21/2018
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Reasonable Modification Form (for people with disabilities)   07/01/2015
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School and Child Care Drop-Off and Pick-Up Management Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
Shadow Analysis Supplemental Application   07/25/2018
see: Alterations to Commercial Storefront for Accessibility (ADA) - Checklist
Sunshine Ordinance Request for Public Record Form   05/05/2011
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Temporary Use Authorization [TUA] Application

Please note that a separate fee is required for Temporary Use Authorizations to be paid directly to Planning Department, and received prior to Planning approval of plans. View the Schedule of Fees

Temporary Use Authorization - Street Food FAQ   12/08/2010
TIDF Policy Credits and Charitable Exemptions Application   07/07/2014
Transferable Development Rights Application - Certificate of Transfer   05/01/2012
Transferable Development Rights Application - Notice of Use   05/01/2012
Transferable Development Rights Application - Statement of Eligibilty   05/01/2012
Transportation Demand Management [TDM] Program Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
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Unauthorized Dwelling Unit Screening Request Form and Affidavit   11/11/2018
Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones   05/16/2017
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Variance Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
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Wireless Conditional Use Authorization [WLS] Supplemental Application   06/04/2018
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Zoning Administrator Request for Hearing (Show Cause in Opposition of Notice of Violation)   07/25/2016
Zoning Administrator Determination Letter    
Zoning Administrator Verification Letter    


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