Language Access

Happy to helpIn a city as diverse as San Francisco, the Department of Building Inspection recognizes the importance of providing clear and effective communication to the public. It is our policy to provide Limited English Speaking Persons (LEP) free assistance, including translation and interpretation services.

We are dedicated to protecting building and life safety, and want to provide the public with equal access to our services in order to do so. 


Translated Materials

Please find translated materials available online here

Language Access Complaint Forms

If you felt that you were not provided with the necessary langauge assistance, we encourage you to submit feedback so that we may better serve you.

For any questions relating to language access, please contact the Language Access Liaison at