Earthquake Safety Fair 2017



On June 15, the Department of Building Inspection hosted the 2017 Earthquake Safety Fair at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (99 Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94102) from 12-7pm. The event featured informative workshops, exhibitor booths and free raffle prizes. Workshop topics included home remodeling improvements, the permit process, Accessory Dwelling Unit and Unit Legalization Programs, fire safety and the Mandatory Soft Story Program.

Property Owners had the opportunity to meet with various City agencies, contractors, design professionals, and financial resources to assist them with their seismic retrofits, as well as answer their building and earthquake safety questions. 


Click on the links below to access videos and handouts for each workshop.

DBI's Permit Process 101
Home Remodeling – What You Need to Know
Take Advantage of the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) & Unit Legalization programs
Comply with the Mandatory Soft Story Retrofit Program
Fire Safety Education in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings