Small business permitting help

Visit or contact us if you need help with permits for your small business.

Getting here

Please visit the Help Desk on the second floor of the Permit Center. Drop in or schedule an appointment.



Car Parking

Bike Racks

U racks are located on the sidewalk in front of or next to the building on:

  • South Van Ness Avenue
  • Mission Street
  • 11th Street



The building is completely ADA accessible. There are no steps to the front doors, and elevators are available inside.

    Public transportation

    Public transportation

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    Office of Small Business

    Permitting Support
    Permit Center
    49 South Van Ness
    Second Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Mon to Fri, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed noon-1PM)

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    The Office of Small Business is San Francisco's central point of information for small businesses.