Entertainment Commission

We permit and regulate entertainment for venues and events in San Francisco.

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    Renew your Shared Spaces permit before it expires

    Pandemic Shared Spaces permits (SSPs) and JAM permits expire 3/31/23. Parklet operators should submit a SSP application by 1/15/23.

    To continue hosting outdoor entertainment in your Shared Space, read our FAQs: https://sf.gov/information/transitioning-your-jam-or-just-add-music-per…

    About

    Part of: City Administrator

    The Entertainment Commission supports a thriving entertainment and nightlife culture that balances the needs of the City’s entertainment community, its audiences, and its neighbors across all district neighborhoods.

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    Staff

    1546,
    Maggie Weiland
    Executive Director
    1546,
    Kaitlyn Azevedo
    Deputy Director
    1546,
    Dylan Rice
    Senior Analyst
    1546,
    May Liang
    Commission Secretary
    Permit Administrator
    1546,
    Michael  Fiorentino
    Inspector
    1546,
    Andrew  Zverina
    Senior Inspector

    Commissioners

    1546,
    Ben Bleiman
    Commission President
    Industry Representative
    1546,
    Dori Caminong
    Commission Vice President
    Neighborhood Representative
    1546,
    Lt. Dave Falzon
    Entertainment Commissioner
    Law Enforcement Representative
    1546,
    Al Perez
    Entertainment Commissioner
    Neighborhood Representative
    1546,
    Laura Thomas
    Entertainment Commissioner
    Public Health Representative
    1546,
    Stephen Torres
    Entertainment Commissioner
    Industry Representative
    1546,
    Cyn Wang
    Entertainment Commissioner
    Urban Planning Representative

    Contact

    Entertainment Commission

    49 South Van Ness Ave.
    Suite 1482
    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Mon to Fri, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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    We are working remotely. Email or call us for help.

    Phone

    Entertainment Commission

    Do you have a sound complaint? Call 311, or visit https://sf.gov/report-venue-or-event-sound-issue

    Request public records

    Email dylan.rice@sfgov.org to submit a request.

    Archived website

    See previous website archived July 2022.