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How do I file a complaint with the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection?

It depends on the type of complaint you wish to file with the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection.

Residential Maintenance Housing Inspection Services
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (415) 558-6220
http://dbiweb.sfgov.org/dbi_complaints/

How do I seal a record with the San Francisco Juvenile Probation department?

You can submit an application to seal a record with the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department in person at Juvenile Probation Department office located at:

375 Woodside Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127

You can also submit a request via phone at (415) 753-7800.

How do I find out the status of my building permit application with the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection?

You can check on the status of a building permit application with the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection by contacting the Department of Building Inspection Customer Service Division at (415) 558-6088 or by visiting their office located at 1660 Mission Street, 1st Floor Public Information Counter.

You can also track the status online at www.sfgov.org/dbi.

 

How can I review San Francisco soil reports?

You can review San Francisco soil reports at the Department of Building Inspection Plan Review Services during normal business hours. 

You can also submit a written request if you want a copy of soil reports. Requests for copies will be ready within ten business days from the receipt date. For additional information, please call the Department of Building Inspection — Plan Review Services at (415) 558-6133.
 

How long does it take to get the approval of a building permit in San Francisco?

The turnaround time for the approval of a building permit in San Francisco depends on the scope of the work.

What does it mean if my San Francisco building permit application is “on hold”?

Usually a building permit application in San Francisco is put on hold when additional information is required by the examiner reviewing the building permit application.

This additional information can be calculations and/or revised drawings. For more information, please call the Department of Building Inspection, Customer Service Division at (415) 558-6088 or the Department of Building Inspection, Permit Services - Permit Processing Center at (415) 558-6644.
 

How do I submit revisions to my San Francisco building permit application currently under review?

You can submit revisions to your San Francisco building permit application currently under review by making an appointment with the plans examiner who is currently reviewing your building permit application.

Where do I find previous San Francisco Civil Grand Jury reports?

Reports from the San Francisco Civil Grand Jury from 1994 to present are accessible online.

 

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How do I submit revisions to my issued San Francisco building permit?

You can submit revisions to your issued San Francisco building permit by filling out a new permit application form. On the form under the General Description (item # 16 on Form 3/8), you need to indicate what permit application number you want to revise and provide a brief description of the changes.

For more information, call the Department of Building Inspection, Technical Services Division at (415) 558-6205.

 

How do I register a complaint with the San Francisco Civil Grand Jury?

To register a complaint with the San Francisco Civil Grand Jury, you need to complete the form below and mail or fax it to the Grand Jury Office located at: 

Superior Court of California County of San Francisco
2400 McAllister St., Room 008
San Francisco, CA 94102 

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