San Francisco Environment Department

Commission on the Environment

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The Commission on the Environment sets policy for the Environment Department 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 March, May, July, and September, the first Monday of February, and the first Tuesday of December at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416, unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public.

The Commission's Policy Committee meets on the second Monday of every month at 5 p.m. with the exception of January when there shall be no regular Policy Committee meeting and October when the Policy Committee will meet on the first Monday at 5 p.m. Meetings will be held at City Hall, Room 421, One Dr. Goodlett Jr. Place, San Francisco, CA 94102.

The Commission's Operations Committee meets on the third Wednesday in April, July and October, and the second Monday of January at 5 p.m. at City Hall, Room 421, One Dr. Goodlett Jr. Place, San Francisco, CA 94102.

Commission on the Environment 20th Anniversary

Commission on the Environment

Meetings, Agendas, and Minutes



Additional Resources

2022 Annual Report (PDF), Past Reports
Commission on the Environment Resolutions
Commission on the Environment Bylaws (PDF)
Statement of Incompatible Activities (SIA) (PDF)
Statement of Incompatible Activities (SIA) 2023 Reminder Notice (PDF)
Policy and advisory bodies of the San Francisco Environment Department

Notice of Training

Per Ordinance 71-19 (PDF), beginning January 15, 2020, the following Commissioners on the Environment have completed the Implicit Bias training: President of the Commission Eddie Ahn (December 8, 2019), Vice President of the Commission Heather Stephenson (December 28, 2019), and Commissioners Elmy Bermejo (January 6, 2020), Austin Hunter (August 1, 2022), Mike Sullivan (December 6, 2019), and Sarah Ching Ting Wan (December 26, 2019). Acting Director Tyrone Jue completed Implicit Bias training on April 18, 2022.


To reach the Commission on the Environment, call the front desk at (415) 355-3700. The Commission on the Environment office is at 1155 Market Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. Please bring photo identification to gain admittance to the office.

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