To appeal the issuance of a building permit in San Francisco, you will need to obtain a copy of both sides of the permit application from the Department of Building Inspection. You can do this by calling the DBI Permit Services – Central Permit Bureau. Once you have this information, you need to file the appeal with the Board of Appeals.

You have 15 days from the day the permit was issued to file an appeal. For further assistance, call (415) 575-6880 or visit the Board of Appeals site.


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