The Green Benefit District program seeks to improve the quality of the public realm – the City’s streets, sidewalks, parks and open spaces – within residential and mixed-use neighborhoods.
San Francisco’s first Green Benefit District, the Dogpatch and Northwest Potrero Hill Green Benefit District was approved by 76% of property owners in July 2015.
What is a Green Benefit District?
A Green Benefit District provides additional maintenance and capital improvements to parks, sidewalks and open spaces within a designated area, in addition to the City’s existing level of baseline services. The services, improvements and administration of Green Benefit Districts are governed by an independent property owners nonprofit association, representative of the neighborhood.
What types of services can a Green Benefit District provide?
The specific services for each Green Benefit District are determined by local residents, property owners, and businesses. Examples of the services a Green Benefit District can provide include, but are not limited to:
Where do I learn more?
Contact Jonathan Goldberg, Green Benefit District Program Manager, at (415) 695.2015 or firstname.lastname@example.org.