The San Francisco Environment Department advances climate protection and enhances quality of life for all San Franciscans.
Credibility: We are a trusted source of information about environmental challenges, drawing on deep expertise to create solutions that make a measurable difference.
Innovation: We pioneer new, unique solutions that harness the latest technology and best practices to address environmental challenges, while setting examples for other places to follow.
Collaboration: Working with a range of partners is critical to our success. We are an engaged member of the San Francisco community and work passionately with business and community stakeholders to advance shared civic goals.
Equity: Our programs benefit all residents and businesses in San Francisco and focus on supporting those communities most in need. All our initiatives are underpinned by a commitment to racial equity, inclusiveness, and accessibility.
Impact: The condition of the environment is critically important to the quality of life of all residents, and our programs clearly demonstrate that a healthier environment contributes to a thriving city.
Tyrone Jue was appointed Director of the San Francisco Environment Department (SF Environment) by Mayor London Breed in 2023, after serving as the Department’s Acting Director for more than a year. Read more.
Visiting the SFE office
The San Francisco Environment Department office is located at:
Our office is fully accessible to persons using wheelchairs and other assistive mobility devices. For language assistance, contact (415)355-3700.
For information about language access and disability access for commission and committee meetings, visit the Commission on the Environment webpage.
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Reports and disclosures
- Annual Reports
- Strategic Plan Reports
- Gifts to the Department
San Francisco's Language Access Ordinance
San Francisco's Language Access Ordinance (LAO) requires all public-serving City Departments to inform all Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons who seek services, in their native language, of their right to request interpretation or translation; to translate written materials and signs that provide important information about the Department's services or programs into the City's three most common non-English languages (Chinese, Filipino, and Spanish); and to provide access to staff that speak these languages.
San Francisco's Language Access Ordinance (Office of Civic Engagement & Immigrant Affairs)