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How do I get a Certificate of Completion and Occupancy for my building in San Francisco?

You can get a Certificate of Completion and Occupancy in San Francisco from the Department of Building Inspection, Inspection Services - Building Inspection Division at (415) 558-6570.

You can contact the Department of Building Inspection, from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM and 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

 

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How long is a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) valid in San Francisco?

When a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) expires in San Francisco depends on the remaining work to be done.

You can contact the Department of Building Inspection, Inspection Services - Building Inspection Division at (415) 558-6570 about the remaining time of your Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO).

 

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How do I change or add a contractor to a San Francisco building permit?

To add or change a contractor on an existing San Francisco building permit, you need to notify the Department of Building Inspection, Permit Services - Central Permit Bureau, 1660 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.

You will need to tell the Department of Building Inspection:

What permits do I need to install fire alarms or fire sprinklers in San Francisco?

To install fire alarms in San Francisco you need a building permit with two sets of drawings and an electrical permit.

To install fire sprinklers in San Francisco, you need a building permit with two sets of drawings and a plumbing permit. For more information, please call the San Francisco Fire Department at (415) 558-6177.

How do I find out if my neighbors have a permit to perform construction work in San Francisco?

To find out if your neighbors have a construction permit to perform work in San Francisco, you can call the Department of Building Inspection at (415) 558-6088 or track the status of a permit online at www.sfgov.org/dbi.

How do I report illegal construction activity in San Francisco?

You can report illegal residential construction activity in San Francisco by calling the Department of Building Inspection, Housing Inspection/Code Enforcement - Housing Inspection Services at (415) 558-6220 or by emailing DBI.HIDComplaints@sfgov.org.

How do I pay my false-alarm fire fee from the San Francisco Fire Department?

If you received a fee for a false-alarm fire from the San Francisco Fire Department, you can pay the fee online. You can pay your False-Alarm Response Fee online with a credit card or an electronic check. A processing fee is charged when you use the online payment feature.

You may also pay your SFFD false-alarm fee by check or money order via US Mail, or by credit card, check or money order at:

How do I pay my Residential Inspection Fee from the San Francisco Fire Department?

You can pay your residential inspection fee from the San Francisco Fire Department online. The residential inspection payment will allow you to pay the fee online with a credit card or an electronic check. A processing fee is charged when you use the online payment feature.

You may also pay your SFFD residential inspection fee by check or money order via US Mail, or by credit card, check or money order at:

How do I remove a complaint violation from my building in San Francisco?

If your San Francisco building received a complaint or violation notice and you have corrected the issue(s), you can file for a permit to comply with the Notice of Violation and contact the listed inspector to schedule inspection of the property.

If you have any questions, call the Department of Building Inspection, Technical Services Division at (415) 558-6205.
 

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