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Some of the highest green building standards in San Francisco apply to the buildings that are owned and operated by City government.

San Francisco has enacted some of the highest standards for its municipal buildings, requiring new buildings to achieve a LEED standard.Read>
San Francisco's policies towards green building materials, like the Non-PVC Plastics code and the Tropical Hardwood and Virgin Redwood Ban, are an example of the city's leadership in sustainability and green building.Read>
SF Environment Code Chapter 7 established the inter-departmental Municipal Green Building Task Force to oversee and assist in enhancing the environmental design and performance of City buildings, and designates ten City departments to be represented on the Task Force plus a member of the public.Read>