Yes, the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection does offer Pre-Application review for building permits in San Francisco.

You must submit a request for a Pre-Application review in writing, along with payment, to the Department of Building Inspection. Additional fees may apply if more time is needed for review.

For further information and directions on how to obtain a pre-application plan review service information package, call the Department of Building Inspection, Plan Review Services at (415) 558-6133 or download the pre-application form at under Forms and Handouts.


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