Key Programs

In addition to our core services, the Department of Building Inspection also oversees various programs created from legislation or initiatives enacted by the Mayor’s Office or Board of Supervisors or to address issues affecting commercial and residential properties in the City of San Francisco. Below are a few of our Key Programs.


Housing Stock

Damaged building from earthquake
Seismic Safety

Fire Extinguisher

Fire Safety

Apartment building

Housing Inspection Services



Emergency preparedness kit
Emergency Preparedness