An application for an Inspection of Public right-of-way for conformity to City Standards allows the applicant to receive a recommendation for an early release of the subject building permit application. However, it is not the intent of this application to waive any additional required Bureau of Street Use and Mapping permits for proposed sidewalk/street improvements or encroachments. be required. The inspection by an authorized BSM inspector shall verify whether the existing conditions of the public right-of-way, post construction, continue to conform to City Standards and the Public Works Code. , as per the photos submitted by the applicant NO additional sidewalk work or alterations shall be allowed under this application.
All other necessary permits shall be issued and work completed – prior to the issuance of any Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) or Certificate of Final Completion and Occupancy (CFC/aka Final).
Permit Information and Procedure
The applicant must indicate,specify and demonstrate whether he/she is the Authorized Agent for the property owner. The applicant must also submit a minimum of three (3) color photos of all the existing right-of-way frontages that the subject property abuts.
If during the application review process, it is determined that site conditions do not meet City Standards and/or is damaged, a Street Improvement Permit application shall be required in lieu of an Inspection of Conformity. All applications must be approved and permits issued prior to the issuance of any Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) or Certificate of Final Completion and Occupancy (CFCO).
The permittee shall pay all required fees. See fee schedule. The applications, plans and fees for said additional permits shall be submitted in full.
For more information or clarification on any of the permit requirements, please contact us at:
San Francisco Public Works • Bureau of Street-Use & Mapping
1155 Market Street, 3rd Floor • San Francisco, CA 94103 • Map
Telephone : (415) 554-5810 Fax: (415) 554-6161
Office Hours : 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except official holidays
Note: all cash and check transactions must be submitted before 4:00 p.m.