Code Enforcement at DBI

Code Enforcement at the Department of Building Inspection investigates complaints of building and housing code violations and compels building owners to fix the violations.


The Code Enforcement Section (CES) is part of the Building Inspection Division. CES investigates complaints of violations of the Building, Plumbing and Electrical Codes and employs abatement procedures to correct code deficiencies. 

The Housing Inspection Section (HIS) is part of Inspection Services. HIS implements and enforces the San Francisco Housing Code and pertinent related City Codes.


Department of Building Inspection

Code Enforcement Section
49 South Van Ness
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103
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