Search all of San Francisco environmental policies by name or filter by type.


Views reference
Displaying 1 - 25 of 30

Checkout Bag Charge and Recyclable or Compostable Pre-Checkout Bag Ordinance

Stores must charge bags provided at checkout at the rate of $0.25 per checkout bag, which went into effect on July 1st, 2020.


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.

Tenant Bicycle Parking in Existing Commercial Buildings

Ordinance to require the owners of existing commercial buildings to either provide secure bicycle parking in their buildings or allow their tenants to bring their bicycles into the building.

Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance 2007

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_ze_plastic_bag_reduction_ord_81-07.pdf 287.88 KB

Feeding Wild Birds

Đính kèm Dung lượng
feedingwildbirds_ord_185-00.pdf 322.23 KB

Green Business Program

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_th_green_business_recognition_ord_21-06.pdf 417.96 KB

Clean Ferry System

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_tr_clean_ferry_envres_013-00-coe.pdf 55.98 KB

Accept and expend grant - ARRA US DOE Solar America Initiative

Ordinance Establishing Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee

Resource Efficiency Requirements & Green Building Standards

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_gb_resourceefficiency_ord_88-04.pdf 1.1 MB

Wood-Burning Fireplaces

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_th_woodburningfireplaces_ord_13-02.pdf 538.1 KB

Arsenic-treated Wood

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_gb_arsenictreatedwood_ord.pdf 302.83 KB

San Francisco Planning Code, Urban Agriculture Ordinance No. 66-11, File No. 101537

The complete urban agriculture ordinance signed into legislation April 20, 2011 outlining additions or amendments to sections of Articles 1, 2, 7, and 8 of the San Francisco Planning Code.

Quail: Official City Bird

Đính kèm Dung lượng
california_quail_ord_246-00.pdf 76.07 KB

Regulation SFE10-01-PBRO Regulations Implementing Plastic Bag Reduction Ordinance

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_zw_implementing_plastic_bag_reduction_ord_81-07.pdf 113.85 KB

Yellow pages opt-in pilot

Extended Bag Reduction Ban 2012

The ordinance expands the current bag ban to all retail businesses and for such businesses to charge a minimum of $0.10 per checkout bag beginning October 1, 2012.
Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_zw_extended_bag_ban.pdf 638.8 KB

2008 Green Building Ordinance

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_gb_sf_green_building_2008_ord_180-08.pdf 59.94 KB

Mercury Thermometer Ban

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_th_mercurythermometerban_ord_93-00.pdf 251.78 KB

"Restore the Hetch Hetchy" Settlement

Đính kèm Dung lượng
restore_hetch_hetchy_settlement_ord_256-03.pdf 98.18 KB

Urban Forestry Council Ordinance

Đính kèm Dung lượng
ufc_urban_forestry_council_ord.pdf 103.62 KB

Ordinance establishing a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program

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.
Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_zw_cd_debris_recovery_ord.pdf 95.44 KB

SF Cell Phone Ordinance 155-10

Đính kèm Dung lượng
sfe_th_cell_phone_ord_155-10.pdf 688.03 KB