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Submit a question

Fill out this form and a small business case manager will contact you by phone or email. 

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Schedule an in-person appointment

Meet one on one with a small business case manager or permit specialists, in person at City Hall or the San Francisco Permit Center.

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Walk-in for business counseling

Drop by at one of our two locations, open Monday thru Friday. Visit City Hall for business registration and other general counseling, or the San Francisco Permit Center for permitting help.

More ways to get specialized business advising

The SF Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is located within the Office of Small Business, extending free counseling and advising offered to business owners. They also offer regular webinars and trainings.


The Office of Small Business is the City's central point of information for small businesses located in the City and County of San Francisco. Get help with business registration, referrals to specialized advisors, business counseling, help with permits, and up-to-date information.