The Commission on the Environment sets policy for the Department of the Environment and advises the mayor and Board of Supervisors on environmental issues. Appointed by the mayor, the seven member commission develops environmental policies and programs.

The commission meets at 5:00 PM on the fourth Tuesday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, and November) at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416, unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public.

Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes



  • Past Meetings (January 2016 to present)
  • Archive (meeting materials from 2005-2012 and 2012-2015)
  • Video from televised Commission meetings (8/6/13-present)
  • Audio from non-televised meetings and committee meetings (6/14/10-present)

Additional Resources

2014 Commission on the Environment Annual Report; Past Reports

Commission on the Environment Annual Meeting Schedule
Commission on the Environment Resolutions
Commission on the Environment Bylaws
Commission on the Environment Notices

Statement of Incompatible Activities (SIA) (PDF)

Policy and advisory bodies of the San Francisco Department of the Environment


To reach the Commission on the Environment, call the front desk at (415) 355-3700.  The Commission on the Environment office is at 1455 Market Street, Suite 1200, San Francisco, CA 94103. Please bring photo identification to gain admittance to the office.