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 first Monday of February, the fourth Tuesday of March, April, May, June, July, August, September, and October, and the first Monday of December at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416, unless otherwise noted.

The Commission's Policy Committee oversees the long-term planning and policy assessment of San Francisco's environmental conditions. In addition, the Commission's Operations Committee oversees the budget, financial planning, and operations of the Environment Department. Both committees meet on an as-needed basis at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 421, unless otherwise noted.

All meetings of the Commission and its committees are open to the public.

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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