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San Francisco Environment Department Regulation #SFE-24-01-CDO was adopted on May 22, 2024. The regulations detail the processes that SFE inspectors will use to enforce Environment Code Chapter 14 as applicable to collection and transport of construction & demolition debris. Regulation #SFE-24-01-CDO replaces Regulation #SFE-23-01-CDO.
These regulations apply to any Producer participating in a Stewardship Plan for Unwanted Covered Drugs, as defined in the Safe Drug Disposal Stewardship Ordinance (Environment Code Chapter 22), or the Operator of a Stewardship Plan acting on behalf of a Producer, which has been approved by the Director of the Environment Department.
Regulation No. SFE-19-02-RSO Implementing Refuse Separation Compliance Ordinance (Ord. No. 300-18, codified in San Francisco Environment Code Sections 1902, 1906, 1908, 1909, and 1910)
Regulation No. SFE-22-01-RE Implementing the Use of 100% Renewable Electricity Required for On-site Electricity Demands in Non-Residential Buildings of 50,000 Square Feet or More Ordinance
The law is designed to reduce the production of methane, which contributes to climate change, and will help the state achieve its climate goals.
Starting July 1, 2020, stores must charge at least 25 cents per checkout bag (previously 10 cents). Checkout bags include those provided for takeout and delivery. Stores must offer an acceptable checkout bag to customers. All single-use, conventional plastic checkout and pre-check out bags are prohibited.
Regulation No. SFE-18-02-FR implementing the Flame Retardant Chemicals in Upholstered Furniture and Juvenile Products Ordinance
Starting July 1, 2019, the law restricts the distribution of single-use plastic straws, including compostable plastic straws. Food and beverage vendors may no longer provide the following single-use plastic accessories: plastic beverage plugs, plastic cocktail sticks, plastic stirrers, and plastic toothpicks. This law also applies to event producers and retailers operating in San Francisco.
Regulation No. SFE-19-01-RSO implementing the Refuse Separation Ordinance. Uploaded PDF is an updated document, containing a non-substantive, name and acronym change.
Regulation No. SFE-18-01-FR implementing the Flame Retardant Chemicals in Upholstered Furniture and Juvenile Products Ordinance
Regulation No. SFE-18-01-CDO implementing the Construction and Demolition Debris Recovery Ordinance
Regulation No. SFE-18-01-AUIFA implementing the Antibiotic Use In Food Animals Ordinance
Regulation No. SFE 17-01-SDDIO implementing the Safe Drug Disposal Information Ordinance
The Food Service and Packaging Waste Reduction prohibits the sale of food service ware and other specified products including packing materials that are made from polystyrene foam or that are non-recyclable and non-compostable.
Regulation No. SFE-16-01-FSPWR implementing the Food Service and Packaging Waste Reduction Ordinance
Regulation No. SFE-16-01-SDDSO implementing the Safe Drug Disposal Stewardship Ordinance
Draft Regulation SFE-16-01-SDDSO implementing the Safe Drug Disposal Stewardship Program
The Clean Construction Ordinance contains requirements for project sites in the Air Pollutant Exposure Zone.
The SFGBP has developed green business checklists for hotel, office/retail, restaurant, dental practices, garment cleaning, janitorial, catering, and commercial printer business sectors.
Restricts the sale or distribution on City property of drinking water in plastic bottles of 21 ounces or less.
Regulation No. SFE13-03-GB implementing Green Building Requirements for City Buildings Ordinance
Ordinance amending the Environment Code, by adding Chapter 23, to require new buildings that have drinking fountains to provide bottle filling stations.
Regulation No. SFE-13-01-CBO adopting Rules and Regulations for the San Francisco Commuter Benefits Ordinance.