The Green Landscaping Ordinance

The Green Landscaping Ordinance amended the Planning Code and Public Works Code to achieve several environ­mental and aesthetic goals: using plantings, street trees, and ornamental fencing for screening, particularly parking lots; increasing permeability of front yards and parking lots; and climate appropriate plantings. Read more about the Green Landscaping Ordinance here.

Bicycle Parking

Bicycling to work in San Francisco increased 68 percent between 2006 and 2010, and continues to increase. To meet the growing need, the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) and the Planning Department seek to provide safe and reliable bicycle parking, supported by Planning Code requirements for bicycle parking in new and renovated commercial buildings, as well as showers and clothes lockers (Planning Code Article 1.5 Section 155.2.) For a map and list of compliant garages in the city, visit the SFMTA website.