Permit Fees Waived in May!

SPECIAL MESSAGE: Awning Fees Waived During the Month of May


Take Advantage of Waived Fees Today!

Every month of May, the Department of Building Inspection (DBI) waives permit review fees. The Awning Replacement Fee Waiver program provides waived fees for the following:

  • Replacement awnings,
  • Signs on awning replacements and
  • Pedestrian level lightning

This special waiver is for the City’s small business owners during the Small Business and Building Safety Month every May. But wait….that is not all! Permit fees are also waived by the Fire Department and Public Works in addition to DBI and Planning permit review fees.

Qualifications for Waiver

If you are a small business, find out if you qualify for this opportunity. A small business is defined as a business with 100 or fewer employees. Permits participating in this waiver program are required to go through the standard review process with the DBI and related city agencies.

All interested small business owners interested in taking advantage of this Awning Replacement Fee Waiver program will need to apply to both DBI and the Planning department, as shown in the table, below.

Visit or contact DBI and Planning today to apply for your permit!

Department of Building Inspection

1660 Mission Street

415-558-6088 I


Planning Department

1650 Mission Street, Suite 400

415-558-6378 I


Fire Department

1660 Mission Street



Public Works – Bureau of Street Use & Mapping

1660 Mission Street



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