Records Management at DBI

Records Management at the Department of Building Inspection stores, maintains, and makes available records of buildings, including plans, permit applications, and job cards.


The Records Management Division is responsible for storage and reproduction of plans, permit applications, job cards, and miscellaneous documents; producing the Report of Residential Building Records (3R) and maintaining historical  building records. 


Department of Building Inspection

Records Management Division
49 South Van Ness
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94103

Mon to Tue, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Wed, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Thu to Fri, 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

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Sign into the building before 3:30 pm so we can see you at the counter the same day. 


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