Learn how to get a fee waiver for your off sale alcohol permit

You may qualify for a Deemed Approved Uses Ordinance (DAO) fee waiver if you meet certain criteria

What to do

1. Fill out and complete application

You must download and fill out the DAO fee waiver application. 

2. Submit your application

You can submit your application by email or mail.

Department of Public Health

Community Health Equity and Promotion
ATTN: Deemed Approved Uses Ordinance
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94102

3. After you apply

We will review and update you about your application within 45 business days.

DAO's mission

We aim to strengthen neighborhood and community partnerships to promote the health, safety, and welfare of San Franciscans.


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Last updated March 29, 2024