Policies for Environmental Ordinances
Learn about ordinances that the department is actively engaging the public to support compliance. Most of the city's Environmental Ordinances are part of the Environment Code, but there are sections of the Police Code, Health Code, and others that pertain to clean air, open spaces, wildlife, and environmental health.
San Francisco is habitat for 800,000 people – meeting needs for space to work, play, and learn; for food, water, and air; for community with local flora and fauna. SF Environment provides support for urban agriculture and forestry and green buildings, helping residents and businesses harness environmental opportunities.