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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 appointment

Meet with a Small Business Case Manager in person at City Hall


Meet with a Permit Specialist in person at the San Francisco Permit Center


Meet virtually or schedule a site visit with a Commercial Leasing Specialist

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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.