Departments

311 Customer Service Center

Customer Service Center for City and County of SF. For nonemergency information or services. Always open.

Adult Probation Department

We protect and serve the community, further justice, inspire change, and prioritize racial equity so that all people may thrive.

Airport

SFO offers the most nonstop service from the City and the Bay Area to the rest of the U.S. and the world.

Animal Care and Control

SFACC is SF’s only open door animal shelter. We also investigate animal cruelty and rescue wildlife.

Arts Commission

We support artists and arts nonprofits in San Francisco.

Asian Art Museum

Through the power of art, the Asian Art Museum brings the diverse cultures of Asia to life.

Assessment Appeals Board

We decide disputes between the Assessor's Office and property owners to equalize the valuation of taxable property in San Francisco.

Assessor-Recorder

We locate taxable property in SF, identify ownership, establish taxable value, and apply legal exemptions.

Behavioral Health

We provide mental health and substance use services for San Franciscans.

Board of Appeals

We provide a final administrative review process for appeals on a range of City determinations.

Board of Supervisors

The legislative branch of the City and County of San Francisco.

California Academy of Sciences

The mission of the California Academy of Sciences is to explore, explain, and sustain life.

Child Support Services

We help parents and legal guardians get financial and medical support for their children.

Children and Families Commission

First 5 designs, implements and funds solutions for the health, well-being and education of young children.

Children, Youth and Their Families

DCYF creates and facilitates innovative citywide policy and projects in support of children, youth and families.

Administrador ng Lungsod

May integridad na naglilingkod ang Opisina ng Administrador ng Lungsod sa lahat ng taga-San Francisco at sa mga bisita nito.

Civil Grand Jury

We scrutinizes the conduct of public business and investigate operations of the City and County of San Francisco.

Civil Service Commission

We maintain a fair system to make sure the City hires the best-qualified people for public service.

Committee on Information Technology

COIT is the main governance body that makes decisions regarding the future of the City’s technology.

Contract Monitoring Division

We oversee the City's contracting process to ensure economic justice for all.

Controller's Office

We work to ensure the City's financial integrity and accountability, making San Francisco a better place to live and work.

Convention Facilities Department

We are responsible for management and operations of the Moscone Center.

DataSF

We seek to transform the way the City works through the use of data.

Department of Building Inspection

DBI approves plans and issues permits for all construction in the City. We make sure buildings are safe and comply with building and housing codes.

Department of Disability and Aging Services

DAS coordinates services for older adults, veterans, people with disabilities, and their families.

Department of Elections

We provide access to voting and election-related services. We help conduct elections that are free and fair.

Department of Emergency Management

DEM manages San Francisco's every day and not-so-everyday emergencies. DEM also helps everyone in San Francisco know how to prepare for emergencies, and what to do to be safe during one.

Department of Police Accountability

We investigate complaints about police officers and recommend policy changes.

Department of Public Health

We protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans.

Department of Technology (DT)

We provide innovative technology services that are resilient and secure, and play a key role in the equitable delivery of public services.

Digital Services

We transform how residents interact with the City by building services designed around the people that use them.

Disease Prevention and Control

We protect public health through clinics, Public Health Laboratory, and our chronic disease prevention team.

District Attorney

We promote public safety and responsible reform through restoring accountability and consequences to the criminal justice system in San Francisco.

Emergency Medical Services Agency

The Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMSA) provides oversight for the Emergency Medical Services System in San Francisco. We direct, plan, monitor, and evaluate the San Francisco EMS System in collaboration with system and community providers.

Entertainment Commission

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

Environment Department

We provide solutions that advance climate protection and enhance quality of life for all San Franciscans.

Environmental Health

Improving environments, protecting health, promoting equity. Includes permitting and water and air quality.

Ethics Commission

We educate about and enforce governmental ethics laws, including audits, investigations and enforcement.

Film SF

We champion filming in San Francisco to support a diversity of storytellers and our thriving production community.

Fine Arts Museums

We manage the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor Museum in Lincoln Park.

Fire commission

The Fire Commission ensures that the San Francisco Fire Department effectively implements its Mission

Fire Department

SFFD protects San Franciscans from fires and natural disasters, through education and emergency services.

Grants for the Arts

Grants for the Arts, a division of the City Administrator's Office, provides general operating support for arts and culture organizations, and funds re-granting to individual artists and groups.

Historic Preservation Commission

We advise the City on San Francisco historic preservation goals, policies and programs.

Homelessness and Supportive Housing

HSH works to make homelessness in San Francisco rare, brief, and one time.

Human Resources

DHR oversees hiring for the City of San Francisco, including special job and careers programs.

Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission advocates for human and civil rights, and works in service of the City’s anti-discrimination laws to further racial solidarity, equity, and healing.

Human Services Agency

HSA offers food and cash assistance, health insurance, job training, early education, and supportive care.

Jury Commissioner (Jury Duty)

Information about Jury Duty. You can also call the Juror Information Line on 415-551-3608.

Juvenile Probation Department

We promote community safety by helping juvenile justice-involved young people and their families to thrive.

Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development

MOHCD supports residents with affordable housing opportunities and essential services to build strong communities.

Mayor's Office of Innovation

We work with cross-sector partners to bring in new tools and ideas for some of the City's biggest impact areas.

Mayor's Office on Disability

The Mayor’s Officer on Disability assists City departments in making all programs, services, benefits, activities, and facilities owned, operated, or funded by the City and County of San Francisco accessible to and useable by individuals with disabilities.

Municipal Transportation Agency

The SFMTA manages Muni, walking, bicycling, parking, driving, paratransit, and taxis.

Office of Cannabis

We issue cannabis business permits, write cannabis regulations, and foster equity.

Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs

Nag-o-operate at nagpopondo kami ng mga programang nakakatulong sa mga imigrante. Tinutulungan din namin ang Lungsod na matugunan ang Language Access Ordinance.

Office of Community Investment & Infrastructure

OCII is responsible for development in Mission Bay, Transbay, and Hunters Point Shipyard and Candlestick Point.

Office of Contract Administration

We help the City procure goods and services to provide residents with essential government services.

Office of Economic and Workforce Development

OEWD strives to create a thriving and resilient economy, where barriers to economic and workforce opportunities are removed, and ​prosperity is shared equitably by all.​

Office of Financial Empowerment

We work to strengthen the economic security and mobility of all San Franciscans.

Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

We educate San Franciscans about labor laws, enforce those laws, and help workers report problems with their employers.

Opisina ng Maliliit na Negosyo

Sentro ng impormasyon para sa maliliit na negosyo ng San Francisco

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

We are responsible for the medicolegal investigation and the certification of the cause of death and the manner of death for only those deaths under our jurisdiction (sudden, unexpected, or violent deaths); such as deaths outside a hospital or the care of a physician, accidental drug overdose, or suspected suicides or homicides. Find out more below.

Office of the County Clerk

We issue marriage, birth and death certificates, fictitious business names, City IDs, notary services, environmental filings, and professional registrations.

Office of the Mayor

Mayor London Breed is the 45th Mayor of San Francisco and the first African-American woman elected to the position.

Office of Transgender Initiatives

OTI works with community and the City to advance equity for transgender and gender nonconforming people.

Permit Center

We are a centralized place for construction, special events, and business permitting.

Police Department

We're honored to serve our extraordinary city, building a police force that mirrors San Francisco's traditions, talent and diversity.

Port

We manage San Francisco's waterfront, and advance environmentally and financially sustainable maritime, recreational, and economic opportunities.

Public Defender

We protect and defend the rights of our indigent clients accused of crimes, through legal advocacy.

Public Utilities Commission

We provide drinking water and wastewater services to San Francisco and hydroelectric and solar power to municipal departments.

Public Works

We are one of the largest and most complex municipal operations in the City, with a 1,600-member workforce and a $384 million annual operating budget.

Real Estate Division

We manage the acquisition, sale, and leasing of real estate property for City departments.

Recreation & Park Commission

We establish the policies by which the Recreation and Park Department operates.

Recreation and Park Department

We take care of San Francisco's parks, playgrounds, recreation centers and sports facilities.

Rent Board

Protecting tenants from excessive rent increases and unjust evictions while assuring landlords fair and adequate rents.

San Francisco City Hall Events Office

We manage private event rentals in City Hall, such as weddings, nonprofit galas, and corporate celebrations.

San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS)

SFERS administers a pension and a compensation plan for current and retired City workers.

San Francisco Government TV

SFGovTV delivers the best of City Hall on San Francisco cable channels 26, and 78 and by our Video on Demand service.

San Francisco Health Network

Our health clinics, hospitals, and programs offer low cost health care to San Francisco residents. No insurance or green card needed.

San Francisco Health Service System

SFHSS administers the health benefits for all City and County of San Francisco, SFUSD, City College of San Francisco, and the San Francisco Superior Court’s employees and retirees.

San Francisco Law Library

We offer free legal information resources and services to help you understand the law and protect your legal rights.

SF City Jobs

Current City and County of San Francisco job openings.

SF Library

We provide free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent learning and the joys of reading.

SF Planning

Under the direction of the Planning Commission, we work to help guide the growth and development of our City.

SF Unified School District

We provide every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

Sheriff's Office

We work with the public, the criminal justice system, and community stakeholders to safeguard the lives, rights, and property of all people we serve.

Status of Women

We promote equitable treatment and foster the advancement of women and girls.

Superior Court

We are committed to providing fair and just outcomes for all people who use our Courts.

Treasure Island Development Authority

TIDA is a non-profit, public benefit agency dedicated to the economic development of former Naval Station Treasure Island.

Treasurer & Tax Collector

The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector is the banker, tax collector, collection agent and investment officer for the City.

War Memorial

Our venues are re-opening gradually in accordance with current San Francisco Health Orders.