What to do
Planning Project Application (PRJ)
If your project requires neighborhood notification or a Planning land use entitlement, you must also fill out a Project Application (PRJ). A land use entitlement is something like a Variance or Conditional Use Authorization.
Download the PRJ and fill it out. Upload it with all required documents with your building permit application.
Land use entitlement
If your project also requires a land use entitlement, file the PRJ and entitlement application form in the San Francisco Planning Department Public Portal.
You can also email CPC.Intake@sfgov.org.
All projects reviewed by the Planning Department must follow adopted Design Guidelines.
Residentially-zoned properties must follow the Residential Design Guidelines. Properties in other zoning districts must follow the Urban Design Guidelines. Some properties have neighborhood specific design guidelines.
Find design guidelines in the zoning tab in the Property Information Map (PIM).
If your project will raise the height of your property to above 40 feet, it may trigger a shadow analysis.
See our instructions about Shadow Analysis procedures and scope requirements
Last updated September 24, 2020