San Francisco Environment Department

How do I stop unwanted handbills on my property?

To stop delivery of unwanted handbills:

  • Post a sign that reads: "No Handbills."
  • The notice must be at least eight square inches and clearly posted. 

If a sign is posted, it is illegal to distribute handbills anywhere on your property, including your porch, yard, steps, hallway, or mailbox. 

Additional Resources

How to stop delivery of newspapers or junk mail (SF Public Works)










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