Information Sheets


DA-01 Ordinance on Telephone Jacks and Grab Bars for SROs (Word)
DA-02  Disabled Access Upgrade Compliance Checklist Package (For Existing Buildings Only) (Word)
DA-03  Chapter 11A Multi-Family Dwelling Unit Kitchen Cabinets (Word)
DA-04  The Use of Power Door Operators in Lieu of Level Landings at Doors (Word)
DA-05 Use of Powered Door Operators in Lieu of Exterior and Interior Doors and Gates Side Clearances and Opening Force is Existing Buildings (Word)
DA-06 Pending Permit Applications Filed Under Previous Codes (Word)
DA-07   Rails and Barriers for Protruding Objects (Word)
DA-08 Accessible Route to Accessible Toilet Compartments (Word)
DA-09 Multi-Family Dwelling Parking Requirements (Word)
DA-10   Restrooms Within A Reasonable Distance (Word)
DA-11 Multi-family Dwelling Requirements for Common Area Kitchens, Dwelling Unit Kitchen, Bathroom, Showers, Entry Doors and Mailboxes (Word)
DA-12   Path of Travel Obligations for Seismic Mitigation Projects in Mixed Use Buildings (Word)
DA-13  Change of Use and Occupancy, and Path of Travel Upgrades (Word)
DA-14  Bar Top and Counters (Word) 
DA-15 Drinking Fountains, Water Coolers, Break Room Sinks and Bottle Fillers (Word) 
DA-16  Signage for All-Gender Toilet Facilities (Word) 
DA-17 Accessible Business Entrance Program
DA-18 HELD FOR REVISION: Privately Owned Covered Multifamily Dwelling Buildings Receiving State and/or Federal Tax Credit
DA-19 Vertically Elevated Doorways in Multifamily Dwellings (Stoops) (Word)
DA-20 Applying for Building Permit Using Category Compliance Checklist Compliance Form for the Accessible Business Entrance Program (Word)



Exiting and Fire Sprinkler Requirements for Roof Decks (Word)

EG-02 Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings to Yard for R-3 Occupancies
EG-03 Exiting Requirements for Addition and Alteration to Existing Non-Sprinklered R-3 Single Family Building Not Exceeding 3 Stories Under 2013 SFBC (Word) 
EG-04 Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings: Correction to SFBC Section 1029.1 (Word) 
EG-05 Local equivalencies for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) and Unit Legalization (Word)


E-01 Routing and Submittal Requirements for New Construction of High Rise Buildings and New Low Rise Residential Buildings with More Than 50 Units. (Word)  
E-02 Electric Vehicle Charging Station Checklist (Word)


FS-01 Combustible Roof Decks for R-3 Occupancies (Word)
FS-03 Sprinkler Systems in R3 Occupancy (Word)
FS-04 Fire Safety Requirements for Wood-frame Buildings during Construction 
FS-05 Sprinkler Systems Requirements for Addition or Legalization of Dwelling Unit (Word)
FS-06 Fire Protection for Decks in Rear Yard (Word)
FS-07 Elevator Lobbies in High-Rise Buildings (Word)


G-01   Signature on Plans (Word)
G-02 Approval of Various Plan Review Procedures (Word)
G-03 HELD FOR REVISION: Assigning Street Addresses
G-04  Signs (Word)
G-05  Affixing Building Enlargement Description Stamp (Word)
G-06  HELD FOR REVISION: Cancellation, Withdrawal, Extension and Reactivation of Permit Applications That Are Not Issued 
G-09 Unsafe Buildings, Structure or Property or Public Nuisance Abatement Procedure (Word)
G-12 Priority Permit Process Guidelines for Projects Providing 100% Affordable Housing and Projects Providing less than 100% Affordable Housing (Word)
G-13 Construction Cost Estimate for Determination of Permit Fee or Refund (Word)
G-14   Various Ordinance and Resolutions (Word)
G-15 Documenting Removal or Loss of Dwelling Units Checklist (Word)
G-16 HELD FOR REVISION: Disclosure from Owner, Agent and Contractor at Building Permit Application Submittal and Permit Issuance (Word)
G-17  Legalization of Dwelling Units Installed Without a Permit (Word)
G-19    Permit Processing Guidelines for Play Areas and Play Components at the City & County of San Francisco (City) Owned, Leased, or Publicly Funded Sites (Word)
G-20 Interim Criteria - Building Permit Application Routing to City Agencies
G-21 Products Acceptance (Word)
G-23 Addition of Dwelling Units per Ordinance Nos. 162-16, 95-17 and 162-17 (Word)
G-24 Memorandum of Understanding Procedures for Plan Review and/or Inspection (Word) 
G-25 Permit and Inspection Services Guidelines for Restaurant Alterations and New Construction (Word) 
G-26 Clarification on Administrative Bulletin AB-035 (Word) (Attachment A) (Attachment B) 
G-27 Required Permits Listing for Residential Condominium Unit (Word) 
G-28 Properties Subject to the Floodplain Management Ordinance


GB-01 Green Building Submittal Instructions per AB-093 (Updated 1/1/17)
GB-02  Material Reduction and Recovery Plan (MRRP) 


IE-01 Natural Light (Word)
IE-02   Sizing of yards and courts adjacent to exterior openings that provide required natural light or ventilation (Word)

MECHANICAL (Change from MEP to M)

M-01 Additions and Alterations to Exiting Non-Residential Buildings after January 1, 2014 (Word)
M-02 FAQ on 2013 California Energy Code (Word)
M-03 2019 Title-24 Energy Forms for Low-rise Residential Buildings (Word)
M-04 2019 Title-24 Energy Forms for High-rise Residential, Hotel/Motel and Non-residential Buildings (Word)
M-05 Routing to Mechanical (Word)
M-06 Compliance with Title-24 Installation, Verification, and Acceptance Requirements and SFGBC AB-093 Attachment E Requirements (Word)
M-07 Domestic Range Hood Requirements (Word) 


P-01 Alternate Water Systems (Word) 
P-02 Water-Conserving Fixtures and Fittings (Word)
P-03 Water-Conservation of Commercial Buildings (Word)
P-04 Plumbing Fixtures (Word) NEW
P-05 Protecting Utility Lines Traversing New Foundations in Buildings


S-01 HELD FOR REVISION: Structural Submittal Requirements for (A) Tower Crane Foundation and Attachment Permit and (B) Foundation
S-02 Suspended Ceilings (Word)
S-03 Tension Anchors in UMBs (Word)
S-04    Demolition Permits (Word)
S-05 Geotechnical Report Requirements (Word)
S-06 Acceptance of Adhesive Concrete Anchors (Word)
S-07 Interpretation of SFBC Section 3402B, Exception 1 (Word)
S-08 Misc. Clarification of AB-107 on Engineering Criteria in SFBC Chapter 34B (Word)
S-09 Permit Process for Earthquake Brace & Bolt (EBB) Program (Word)
S-10 Balconies and Decks (Word)
S-11 Procedure of Processing Private School Earthquake Evaluation Reports (Word)
S-12 Cross-Laminated Timber (Word) 
S-13  HELD FOR REVISION: Errata in 2016 SFBC and SFEBC Structural Provisions 
S-14 Special Inspection Qualification Guidelines for Inspection Agencies and Special Inspectors (Word)
S-15 Reserved
S-16 Proposal to use steel tension rod or cable to strenghten the wood diaphragm
S-17 Anchor Channels in Concrete Elements (Word)
S-18   Superseded by AB-083 and AB-111
S-19  Properties Subject to the Slope and Seismic Hazard Zone Protection Act (SSPA) Ordinance (Word)
S-20 Superseded by AB-083 and AB-111
S-21 Procedure for Processing Building Facade Inspection and Maintenance Reports