Policy for Construction & Demolition Debris Recovery

Environmental policy and legislation in San Francisco

The City and County of San Francisco has a Construction and Demolition Ordinance that requires maximum recycling and reuse of construction and demolition (C&D) debris material.

Construction and Demolition Debris Recovery Ordinance
Enacted July 2006, this ordinance requires that entities register with The Department prior to debris transport and processing and entities conducting full demolition to submit a waste diversion plan.
Construction and Demolition Debris Recovery Ordinance
San Francisco Ordinance No. 27-06, effective July 1, 2006, amended the Building Code, the Health Code and the Police Code in order to establish a comprehensive program to effectuate the City’s goals.
Green City Government Building Ordinance
Green Building Requirements for City Buildings