San Francisco

Why Is Every Building Permit in SF Discretionary?


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Unlike every other city in California, San Francisco has made all building permits “discretionary,” meaning they can be appealed to the planning commission. How does this complex process impact the growth of the city, and how can it be improved? Co-presented by the SFAIA and the SFHAC.

+ Tim Colen / moderator, San Francisco Housing Action Coalition
John Rahaim / San Francisco Planning Department
+ Gwyneth Borden / San Francisco Planning Commission
+ Steve Vettel / Farella Braun and Martel


Free to members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

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